Day 9: Book Marketing Challenge – More on List Building

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Day 8: Book Marketing Challenge – Creating a Compelling Giveaway for Your Subscribers

Welcome to Day Eight of the Book Marketing Challenge. Today we focus on creating a special downloadable gift, or giveaway to encourage people to subscribe to your list. Some people refer to this as an "ethical bribe." With most people being overwhelmed with the amount of email they receive, they are becoming more selective as to which email lists they'll subscribe to. Think about it! Do you subscribe to every email list you come across, or … [Read more...]

Day 7: Build a Relationship with Your Audience

Welcome to Day Seven of the Book Marketing Challenge. Today is the first day of our next focus area. For the next six days, we will be exploring a variety of ways to build a relationship with your audience. Your audience is comprised of the exact people who are hungry for your message and those who will likely be interested in your book. One of the most effective ways to build a relationship with your readers is to provide them with a way … [Read more...]

Day 6: Book Marketing Challenge – Developing Your Marketing Plan and Tracking Your Results

Welcome to Day Six of the Book Marketing Challenge. Congratulations, you have completed week one of the challenge! Now that you've spent time developing your author platform, you've had the opportunity to streamline and set up your systems and profiles on a variety of sites. These activities are not a "one and done" proposition. Consider scheduling time in your calendar to visit your Amazon Author Central Page, Goodreads profile, and Facebook … [Read more...]

Day 5: Book Marketing Challenge – Your Facebook Author Page and Fan Page Party

Welcome to Day Five of the Book Marketing Challenge.  Today we travel to Facebook where we will focus on your Author Fan Page. When you first register with Facebook, you are provided with a Profile page. It is a very common question to ask, "Why do I need a Facebook Author Page, if I have a Facebook Profile?" The answer is... Your Facebook Profile requires you to accept "friend requests" in order to be connected to others on Facebook. … [Read more...]

Day 4 – Book Marketing Challenge – Goodreads for Authors

Welcome to Day Four of the Book Marketing Challenge. Today our focus is on Goodreads for Authors. Goodreads is in essence a social networking site for authors. However, you can set up a profile on Goodreads, whether you are a published author or not. Goodreads is now connected to Amazon, so it provides you with yet another way to broaden your reach, and connect with more readers. Before you dive in, be sure to scroll down to see the checklist … [Read more...]

Day 3: Book Marketing Challenge – Harnessing the Power of Your Amazon Author Central Page

Welcome to Day Three of the Book Marketing Challenge. Today we will focus on increasing your visibility on Amazon. While there are many places to sell books online, Amazon is the 800 pound gorilla of online booksellers. Today, our focus is on tapping into what Amazon offers authors by harnessing the power of Amazon Author Central. If you have a published print or Kindle book up on Amazon, you can create an Amazon Author Central page. If you … [Read more...]

Day 2: Book Marketing Challenge – Your Author Blog or Online Hub

Welcome to Day Two of the Book Marketing Challenge! Keeping with our theme this week of "developing your author platform," we're going to talk about your online author hub! Your author hub is the center of your online world. It's the place that people come to, to connect with you, find out more about your work, and even buy your book. In today's Internet environment, the most popular online hub, for anyone wanting to create an online presence, … [Read more...]

Day 1: Book Marketing Challenge – Develop Your Author Platform

Welcome to Day One of the Book Marketing Challenge: Developing Your Author Platform Welcome to Day One of the Book Marketing Challenge! Today marks the first day of our challenge and the first day of this week's focus area. Our focus this week is on Developing Your Author Platform. Your author platform is what raises you up and gives you visibility. Day One Action Steps Get a dedicated notebook for this Book Marketing Challenge … [Read more...]

Congratulations Contest Winners

Scroll down and join in the fun! By participating in the event contest, you'll not only have the opportunity to be a prize winner, you'll be able to connect with our author community and get lots of ideas for promoting your own books and programs. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Teleseminars for Authors – Workshop Five – Celebrations, Review, and Case Studies

Hi , Welcome to Bonus Workshop Five In this workshop you'll receive an overview of what we covered in the previous four workshops. We'll also celebrate successes and hear specific examples of how authors are using teleseminars to grow their businesses. Bonus Workshop Five: Celebrations, Review, and Case Studies . . .  . Teleseminar Slides  . Be sure to join in the conversation, ask your … [Read more...]

Teleseminars for Authors – Workshop Four – Produce a Guest Expert Interview Series

Hi , Welcome to Workshop Four In this workshop you'll discover how repurpose your teleseminar content into a variety of formats. Be sure to join in the conversation, ask your questions, collaborate, and share ideas with other participants, in our private discussion group over on Facebook. Workshop Four: Teleseminar Content for Fame and Profit . Workshop Four Action Guide Teleseminar … [Read more...]

Teleseminars for Authors: Workshop Three: Hosting Guest Speakers

Hi , Welcome to Workshop Three In this workshop you'll discover tips and strategies for identifying and connecting with guest speakers. Be sure to join in the conversation, ask your questions, collaborate, and share ideas with other participants, in our private discussion group over on Facebook. Workshop Three: Hosting Guest Speakers . Module Three Action Guide Teleseminar … [Read more...]

Teleseminars for Authors: Workshops Two – Putting Your Systems in Place

Hi , Welcome to Workshop Two In this workshop you'll learn how to put your teleseminar systems in place as you prepare to be interviewed. Be sure to join in the conversation, ask your questions, collaborate, and share ideas with other participants, in our private discussion group over on Facebook. Workshop Two: Put Your Systems in Place and Prepare to Be Interviewed . Module Two Action Guide Teleseminar … [Read more...]

Teleseminars for Authors: Workshop One – Harness the Power

Hi , Welcome to Teleseminars for Authors Made Easy In this workshop you'll learn strategies and techniques for making the most of your teleseminar opportunities. Be sure to join in the conversation, ask your questions, collaborate, and share ideas with other participants, in our private discussion group over on Facebook. . Workshop One: Harness the Power of Teleseminars . Getting Started Workshop One Action Guide … [Read more...]

Bonus Workshop: Take Your Book or Podcast on a Virtual Podcast Tour

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Bonus Workshop: Advanced Storytelling Strategies

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Bonus Workshop: Podcast Topics for Fiction and Nonfiction Authors

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Bonus Workshop: Secrets to Powerful Storytelling

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Bonus Workshop – Getting Booked on Podcasts in Your Niche

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Schedule

Welcome to Book Marketing Made Easy Virtual Blog Tour! Click on the Tour Destination Links to visit Top Book Marketing Blogs! Book Marketing Made Easy Available on Amazon Tour Host - Dr. Steve Taubman Audio Interview with the Author Tour Host - Shelley Hitz Relationship Marketing with Greeting Cards Tour Host - Michelle Vandepas Video Interview with the Author Tour Host - Roger C. Parker AudioInterview with Roger and … [Read more...]