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...]

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...]

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...]

7 Tips to Improve Your Productivity

by Susan Sherayko Do you believe that the words “author” and “productivity” have to be mutually exclusive? After all, writing is creative. It comes at the whim of our muse. Or does it? I work with writers every day who generate content on a daily basis, meet deadlines and avoid writer’s block. As writers, they take up the challenges of bringing their publications to a worldwide audience through a variety of media, and build successful … [Read more...]

Productivity Challenge: Guest Expert – Becky Norwood – Increase Productivity with Evernote

Becky Norwood is a guest speaker for the 30-Day Productivity Challenge. If you have not yet registered... Click here for details. Session Title: Become More Productive with Evernote Session Description: This session is in harmony with keeping us productive. A wonderful tool we have found is Evernote. There are many different tools to use, and we feel no matter what you do...find what works and set a new pattern for yourself to get organized … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Creating the Essential Press Release That Announces Your Book by Sandra Beckwith

(Our focus this season is on Press Releases. Your press release is your announcement to the world. For example, you can share that your book is available and waiting to be read and you can write it in a way that will make people eager to find out more. While the topic of "press releases" may seem like a complicated or mysterious one, it is really rather straight forward. In today's featured articles you have access to a wealth of ides to help … [Read more...]

Marketing Your Book with Press Releases by Connie Dunn

by Connie Dunn One of the most basic tools for marketing your book is a press release. It’s been around a long time, but it is still just as valid as it was more than 100 years ago, when the first press/news release was used. Publications haven’t gone away, in fact, there are more of them! Many publications have gone online, such as newspapers like the Boston Globe, a large well-known newspaper, or the Bolivar Herald Free Press … [Read more...]