Showcase: Larisa Sharipova – Challenge Title: Decode Your Cravings in 10 Days

Larisa Sharipova, author of Listen to Your Body and regain You Health http://holisticexpert.org - Country of Residence: USA Name of Larisa's Challenge: Decode Your Cravings in 10 Days Course Registration Page: https://coursecraft.net/courses/z9SfF Course Description: Participants learn about reasons for different types of cravings and be able to identify their own. They receive a clear road map and daily step-by-step instructions that … [Read more...]

Our Community Blog Hop

It's time for our Community Blog Hop! A blog hop is where you share a link to a blog post on your blog. Participants will "hop" from blog to blog, to read articles and explore one another's sites. Don't have a blog, no worries... you can still participate by visiting blogs listed below and you can share a book marketing tip of your own, by scrolling down to the comments section below. Instructions: Head over to your blog, and write a … [Read more...]

Success with Amazon Marketing Services by Dr. Laurie Weiss

by Dr. Laurie Weiss D'vorah asked me to write an article about the incredible success I'm experiencing by participating in Amazon's Marketing Services. Disclaimer: I am a beginner – a beginner with AMS www.ams.amazon.com, but not in beginner marketing. I’ll be referring to tools I used that I think are relevant to my success. Everything I say may be about beginner’s luck, but I think it’s about having great support in the author’s community … [Read more...]

Ten Tips for Starting a Thunderclap Campaign by Jerri Eddington Ed.D.

A Note from D'vorah: Hi All... you are going to LOVE this article. It's a great opportunity for authors. Thank you Jerri! Here's the link to Jerri's Thunderclap campaign: Let's support her in her book launch and discover a new book marketing platform at the same time! >>>> Here's where you go: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/59354-work-it-out-together-launch by Jerri Eddington, Ed.D. Have you ever considered using … [Read more...]

LinkedIn for Authors with Daniel Alfon

Listen in to this exciting interview! Our guest today is Daniel Alfon of DanielAlfon.com Daniel is a LinkedIn expert. He is the author of Build a LinkedIn profile for LinkedIn Success. Daniel's clients include entrepreneurs, consultants, authors and marketers - and he been on LinkedIn since 2004. – you can find him there at: linkedin.com/in/alfon/ Today, we’ll be talking about “Why Authors Need LinkedIn” Note: Once you press "play" … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Course Creation Case Study: Margaret Reece – 30-Day Challenge: Craft Your Plan for Learning Physiology

Author's Name: Margaret Reece, PhD Business Name: Reece Biomedical Consulting LLC Featuring Margaret's 30-Day Challenge: Craft Your Plan for Learning Physiology Main Website: http://www.MedicalScienceNavigator.com Course Registration Page: http://www.medscinav.com/physiologychallenge Interview with Margaret: Margaret, How did you decide what product or program to create? I offer coaching for students interested in becoming … [Read more...]

Course Creation Case Study: Isabel Richli – Detox Through Juicing

Isabel Richli Business Name: Le Royaume des Jus Name of Featured Program: Detox Preparation Through Juicing - 5 weeks coaching program including a 3 days program detox in video Website where we can find your product or business: http://www.leroyaumedesjus.com How did you decide what product or program to create? I had a client last year who was going through though times with her health and shared with me how doctors told her she had … [Read more...]

Course Creation Case Study: Carla Germain – Vision Board Workshop

Author's Name: Carla Germain Business Name: Share Your Heart's Passion Featured Product: My Free Interactive Vision Board Workshop I believe it's import for each one of us to keep dreaming as a way to identity our goals. Although your can make a list or even create a mobile or digital vision board - my workshops are about creating a physical vision board. This gives you something you can look at and even hold as a joyful daily reminder to … [Read more...]

Course Creation Case Study: Donna K. Fitch – Reward Your Success Starter Kit

Author's Name: Donna K. Fitch Business Name: Reward Your Success Featured product or program name: Reward Your Success starter kit Website where we can find your product or business: https://www.rewardyoursuccess.shop How did you decide what product or program to create? I did some serious soul-searching. I was working on a business for which I just couldn’t work up enthusiasm. Writing blog posts was like pulling teeth for me. There … [Read more...]

Pinterest is Changing the Social Media Game! by Sara F. Hathaway

by Sara F. Hathaway Pinterest is a valuable tool for all businesses that is often overlooked for the potential it has. This social media site is busy building an online discovery engine to help billions explore interests and plan for the future. Their visual format brings an encyclopedia of information to life and for people who love to learn, like myself, it is an endless resource of information on any topic. Pinterest is currently boasting … [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...]

Virtual Book Tour Tips to Boost Your Sales

(From D'vorah: In this article, Sara shares her insights and hands-on tips, based on her own virtual book tour. you'll want to take notes as these strategies can help you expand your reach and make the most of your own virtual book tour. To learn more about virtual book tours, check out our training program on the topic at: www.VirtualBookTourChallenge.com) Enjoy this informative article by Sara F. Hathaway Congratulations! You finished … [Read more...]

Using Images to Market Your Virtual Book Tour

by Marianne Soucy In this article about marketing your virtual book tour I will have my main focus on images. Images are a powerful way of getting your message across, especially combined with text; and images are being used more and more both on blogs and social media. Create a book tour banner The first image you need to create for promoting your virtual book tour is a book tour banner. There are several ways you can create a book tour … [Read more...]

12 Reasons to Host a Book Tour Without Leaving Home

by Janine L. Moore You have written a book that will entertain or inspire others. What’s next? How do you spread the word about it without breaking the bank? The Internet has made it possible to take your book on tour around the world without leaving home. On a Virtual Book Tour, you visit Blogs written by other authors and ask if they would like you to write a Guest Post for them. As Blogs constantly require new content, the owner is often … [Read more...]