Friday’s Food for Thought

I've become fascinated with the images that have inspiring quotes written on them and have decided to begin collecting quotes and images with the goal of creating what is referred to as a "meme." The dictionary definition of "meme" is "a cultural item in the form of an image, video, phrase, etc., that is spread via the Internet and often altered in a creative or humorous way." Today's Food for Thought is related to only being a decision … [Read more...]

How a Signature Program Keeps You Focused As A Writer

by Kate Loving Shenk This article is for all you right-brained creators out there. Writers are often trying to squeeze themselves into a left-brained box because they think that's how they will achieve success as a writer. Success may mean different things to different people, but I am sure we'd agree selling tens of thousands of books to adoring fans would be a magnificent milestone! However, this is a big dream, and we need to hold that … [Read more...]

Welcome to our Community Blog Hop

Welcome to our community Blog Hop! What a great way for us to get to know one another, and for everyone who participates to get a lot of visitors to their blog! Thank you and get ready for a lot of fun and many new visitors to your site! See below for the tour stops on the Blog Hop. Have fun exploring! During our last Book Marketing Challenge participants learned new strategies throughout the month, culminating in a blog hop. Exciting news! … [Read more...]

Audio Postcard: Teaching by Telephone

Teaching on the topic of your book, not only generates more book sales, it can lead to people participating in your online courses or coaching programs. While live, in-person events are powerful and amazing, they require a lot of time and effort and most importantly, only allow you to connect in "real time" with a limited number of learners. Listen in to the Audio Postcard via the player below. Scroll down for the written version and … [Read more...]

It’s “Ta Da” Tuesday… What are you Celebrating?

by D'vorah Lansky I recently saw a post come across Facebook asking, "What's on your "Ta Da" list?" A light bulb went on for me and I realized that we could create a new tradition by sharing our "Ta Das!" So... What are you celebrating this week? It could be an accomplishment, either huge or small. You may want to share something you learned this week. Perhaps you are celebrating new business. Whatever the case, you are warmly … [Read more...]

Showcase: Margherita Crystal Lotus – Course Title

Margherita Crystal Lotus, of Canada Book Title: Where Heart Touches Matter - Chakra Colouring Book and Course Course Title: The Rainbow Course URL to the Course: My Ideal Audience: Introverted, professional women aged 45 and up, who want to heal their stress and worry so they can become more confident and strong. Course Description: Learning about the emotional energies in our bodies, and how to … [Read more...]

Showcase: Tammy L. Jones – Course Title: Making Minutes Matter: Short Segment Time Strategies for Busy Educators

Tammy L Jones of the USA Name of Course: Making Minutes Matter: Short Segment Time Strategies for Busy Educators URL to Course Classroom: Who is your ideal audience? Making Minutes Matter is a course for educators at any level who want to take charge and gain more time in their day and week. Course Description: This course is designed to support the needs of … [Read more...]

Showcase: Lorna Fergusson – Course Title: Believe you can write – four steps to discovering your potential

Lorna Fergusson of the UK, Author Goals: I'm aiming to create workbooks for my courses in due course. Course Title: Believe you can write - four steps to discovering your potential My Ideal Audience: Fictionfire Writing Academy (the name for my online school, I'm pretty sure) will offer courses for new and more advanced writers. Tagline: Igniting Creativity, Nurturing Craft Course Description: A foundation level … [Read more...]

Showcase: Janet Wahl – Course Title: Dream Digging 1: The Ullman Method and Online Dream Group

Janet Wahl of the USA Book Title: Discover the Messages in Your Dreams with the Ullman Method Name of Course: Dream Digging 1 My Ideal Audience: People who want to know the meaning of their dreams. Course Description: Students will receive video instruction in recalling their dreams and in the dream group process invented by Montague Ullman, MD. At the end of the instruction, they are invited to participate in an online Ullman dream … [Read more...]

Showcase: Donna K. Fitch – Course Title: Anatomy of a Beautiful Book Blog

Donna K. Fitch of the United States, Book Title: Five Signs It's Time to Break Up With Your Website Course Title: Anatomy of a Beautiful Book Blog Click here to view the course classroom. My Ideal Audience: Authors who want to improve their websites. Course Description: This mini course summarizes the features of a beautiful book blog. The course content will be delivered via video. Testimonial for … [Read more...]