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The best of the best articles posted over time…

Top Five Benefits of Book Reviews

Finding the GOLD in Book Reviews Many writers have heard the buzz about getting book reviews, but they don’t understand the full value those reviews bring to the potential success of a book, nor are they aware of how to … Continue reading

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What Do You Think of Christian Fiction?

Someone asked me recently what I thought of the concept of Christian Fiction. This question caught me off guard to a certain degree, because the purpose for the question appeared unfounded. Let me say it this way: To ask for … Continue reading

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Industry News: Penguin Makes Expensive Purchase

Wanted to intersperse knowledge and wisdom with publishing industry news… this is such a fascinating industry! Today’s post is a “share” of news post I read recently about a buyout that will certainly impact debut authors! Reading through this article, … Continue reading

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Authors: What is Holding You Back on Using Social Media?

My question to you today, in continuing with Social Media considerations for authors seeking to promote their book is, “Are you still holding back on using Social Media?” Are you among the authors reluctant to use Social Media to promote … Continue reading

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The Social Media Strategy to Attract Publishers

This month, with the focus being on the Social Media being used to foster the success of authors, I wanted to plant the seed that – although the percentage of writers who are picked up by big publishing houses and … Continue reading

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As an Author… it IS the Little Things That Make a BIG Difference in Your Success

I frequently have people ask me, “Why do you limit yourself to working with first time authors?”  I make that distinction because I know it is the seemingly little things you don’t know that can make a huge difference in … Continue reading

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Using the QUALITY of your book to build your business!

There are two primary reasons Entrepreneur’s and busy service professionals get excited about writing a book… The first is the potential to generate passive revenue by selling books, hopefully through a nice profit structure. The second is realizing that successfully … Continue reading

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Six fun and easy methods to build a bigger author’s platform.

As a Literary Strategist, my job involves supporting first time authors in many aspects of writing, publishing and marketing books to success.  As a first time author, your book marketing strategies should be fully focused to get your book noticed. … Continue reading

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Important Tips for the Non-Fiction Writer

When you start thinking about your book as a business, one thing I can guarantee you – the more you lean into your craft, you will find yourself wanting to perfect it so that you can better serve your clients, … Continue reading

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Authors – How to Get Hot Visibility With Online Book Sellers

I am going to shift gears today and move back into how to get your book noticed.  It takes serious book marketing strategies, to be sure, to use the writing skills you have – to promote yourself and your book. … Continue reading

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