Guest Speaker: Moreen Torpy – The Organized Author

Moreen Torpy is a guest speaker for the 30-Day Productivity Challenge. If you have not yet registered... Click here for details. Session Title: The Organized Author Session Description: Many authors experience overwhelm from time to time in their writing career. Moreen Torpy, who happens to be an Author and Professional Organizer, offers some strategies to overcome that overwhelm to get you back to the writing you’re committed to. (or … [Read more...]

Episode 035: Bill O’Hanlon – Grow Your Business by Building Relationships

Episode 035: Bill O'Hanlon with Your Host: D’vorah Lansky Podcast Description: In today's episode Bill O'Hanlon, author of over 30 books and a guest on Oprah, joins us to discuss how he reaches more readers. Bill wants authors to realize that they are 100% responsible for getting their work out there no matter who is the publisher. He shares simple ways to be productive and not overwhelmed by the marketing process and tells us why Facebook is … [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...]

Guest Speaker: Pam Fitros – 3 Keys to Unlock Produtivity

Pam Fitros is a guest speaker for the 30-Day Productivity Challenge. If you have not yet registered... Click here for details. Session Title: 3 Keys to Unlock Productivity Session Description: A year ago, Pam Fitros knew nothing about book marketing. Zero. Zip. Her book was published. She sighed in relief at a tough job well (and finally) done...until her publisher told her the easy part was over and the Real Work beginning. Listen as Pam … [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...]

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...]

Showcase: Connie Dunn – Course Title: Children’s Book Writing System: 30 Day Challenge

Connie Dunn of PublishWithConnie.com Name of Course: Children’s Book Writing System: 30 Day Challenge Course Registration Page: http://publishwithconnie.com/childrens-book-writing-system Who Is Your Ideal Audience? Writers who want to write a Children’s Book (Picture Book, Early Chapter Book, and Chapter Books) Course Description: This is a 30-Day Challenge Course delivered over four weeks. Each week beginning, October 1, 1016, … [Read more...]