As an author, you plan on seeing your book sell. Yet, no one ever shows you or teaches you how to make that happen. You read about book launches, you read about how to do a book signing – but no one actually teaches you. What if someone DID teach you? Rather than just tell…

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No – it’s not a fear of cats………or gel…… Catagelophobia – the fear of ridicule, being put down or embarrassed These days there seems to be a “phobia’ for just about everything. However, when meeting with clients for the first time, one of the most common fears they have is actually publishing their work. They…

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Sharing and giving can be the easiest way to grow! When it comes to increasing your book sales, you can absolutely leverage the idea of sharing. We have already discussed following other bloggers and authors and liking their fan pages. Now, we can take it one step further! Guest blogging and sharing posts are excellent…

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In a previous article, I discussed connecting with bloggers and authors through their blogs and fan pages. Connecting is great and can lead to wonderful opportunities! Now, we will talk about leveraging those relationships and getting interviews. For those not inclined to be on radio or TV, written interviews work, too! Especially with local newspaper,…

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A scarcity mentality is probably one of the best ways to ensure failure. That sounds pretty glum, but it’s also very true. So many people, authors included, tend to hold their ideas close so as to hopefully edge out the competition. In fact, the opposite couldn’t be more true! Connecting with others who are in…

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Many authors simply identify with their genre. You’ll hear them say “I”m a romance novelist”, or “I’m a children’s book author”. But, is that really enough? Branding goes well beyond title. And it is IMPORTANT! This is where people get to know you – not just what you do, but what you stand for, what…

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The past 2 weeks, we have covered the importance of the name and niche of your social media pages as well has the 8 easy steps to setting up your Facebook page. This week, we will cover the actual design of your page. Hopefully, in the past week, you have taken the time to set everything up, and have…

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