Audio Postcard: Teaching by Telephone

Scroll down for an example of an audio postcard. I use an app on my phone and share a 3-5 minute tip. You can either write up what you want to say ahead of time, and record it... or you can share your message and transcribe it. Posting an audio, and it's text, in a blog posts makes for great blog content. Scroll down to enjoy the text and the audio postcard! Teaching on the topic of your book, not only generates more book sales, … [Read more...]

Challenge Creation Showcase: Brenda Trott

Brenda Trott , known as the "Make Money In Your Sleep Girl" helps small business owners stop cold calling by coaching them to be the "go-to" person in their field, through social media, book publications and public relations. She also helps them develop a diverse income where they too can make money in their sleep. Author of several how-to media marketing books and nominated the best Social Media Strategist in Houston, she has been called upon … [Read more...]

Challenge Creation Showcase: Kate Kunkel

Kate Kunkel is a writer and harpist who entertained in Las Vegas for nearly 20 years. When she returned to Canada, she began teaching harp privately and in workshops, sharing with students the skills and knowledge she acquired as a professional musician. Kate recently expanded her educational offerings to the internet, and now has several online courses and holds virtual retreats for harpists around the world. In 2018, Kate will expand her … [Read more...]

Harness the Power of Amazon and Enhance Your Presence on Amazon by D’vorah Lansky

As you'll discover, there are several things you can do via your Amazon Author Central dashboard, to increase your credibility and your visibility on Amazon. To view my Amazon Author Page go to: www.Amazon.com/author/dvorahlansky One of the most powerful “secret weapons” for an author is Amazon’s Author Central page. Each author, with a published book, can set up their own page, which includes a myriad of marketing tools. In this article … [Read more...]

What Do You Blog About? Blogging Tips and Show and Tell Time!

by D'vorah Lansky Blogging is a wonderful way to share your thoughts, share knowledge, and engage in conversations with your audience. As part of today's blog post, I'd like to invite you to share a link to your blog! Tell us what your blog is about and what you enjoy about blogging. Additionally, if applicable, tell us about your book. Scroll down to the comments section below to share about your blog! Grow Your Author Platform with a … [Read more...]

Would You Like to Bab with Your Book?

While many authors have the dream of earning a full-time living from the sales of their books, the truth is, very few authors are able to generate a significant livelihood just from the sales of their books. However, your book can serve as the foundation to a very lucrative full-time income when you lift the words off the pages and bring them to life in the form of online courses, coaching programs, materials, and systems. As our series on … [Read more...]

Book One in the Build a Business with Your Book Quick Guide Series

I'm thrilled to share that Book One in the Build a Business with Your Book Quick Guide Series is now available on Amazon! Develop Your Author Platform is Book One in the Build a Business with Your Book Quick Guide Series. In this book we’ll be exploring a variety of ways you can gain more visibility as you develop your online presence. While there are many ways that you can develop your author platform, we’ll be focusing on three primary … [Read more...]

How to Land Guest Posts on Huge Blogs (in Five Straightforward Steps) by Ali Luke

by Ali Luke One of the best ways to promote your non-fiction book is by guest posting: writing content for other people’s blogs. Whatever stage you’re at with your book (even if it’s currently just a back-of-an-envelope plan), you can try out guest posting. You don’t need to be an established author or a well-known name. You just need to be able to write. The best news? All it will cost you is a little bit of your time. The Four Key … [Read more...]

For Our Fiction Authors – And Those Who Have Ideas About Marketing for Fiction Authors

by D'vorah Lansky As you may have figured out by now, my area of expertise, and the focus of the Book Marketing Challenge is on book marketing for nonfiction authors. However, given that we have hundreds of fiction authors registered for the event who would like to be able to apply what they are learning, I want to do whatever I can to make this content accessible to both fiction and nonfiction authors. I'd like to provide tips for how … [Read more...]