21 Ideas Authors Can Use When Sending Email to Fans

Here's one of the biggest reasons why authors aren't using email marketing to build a fan base and stay connected:"I don't know what to write about." Many nonfiction and fiction authors don't have ideas for content they can offer in their emails---juicy tidbits that tie into their expertise, topic or  books.Registration closes tomorrow night at … [Read more...]

Dog Tweets–Personal Blogging in PR Ain’t Dead — Not By a Long Shot

Here are my Top 10 tweets from this past week, great for retweeting! If you missed these, follow The Publicity Hound on Twitter.Personal #Blogging in #PR Ain’t Dead -- Not By a Long Shot via @B2Community [VERY SMART] ow.ly/N9mSKRT @Mike_Stelzner: The Top Six Books to Catapult Your Social Media Strategy bit.ly/1FrOweh via @likeablelocalThe Powerful … [Read more...]

177 Ways to Market Your Blog, from 59 Experts

Too little traffic at your blog? Too few readers? Almost no comments?If you need blog marketing ideas, you can spend the rest of this year experimenting with the bundle of them at the FirstSiteGuide.com blog where 59 experts reveal their three best marketing tips.I'm thrilled to be one of the experts. Before I share my tips with you, let's look at … [Read more...]

Email Marketing for Authors: Your Questions Answered

Several hundred authors already have claimed my free cheat sheet on "10 Profitable Ways to Use Email to Create SuperFans Who Help You Sell Books."After you get your cheat sheet by clicking the link above and opting in with your name and email address, you'll receive several more emails from me that include tips on how to use email to build a raving … [Read more...]

Why fiction authors can be experts and how they promote it

This edited transcript is the last in a four-part series from an interview on April 2, 2015. Dr. Judith Briles asks me about how authors can become experts and promote their expertise. Prefer audio? You can download it here or listen on iTunes. If you think this advice is valuable, share this link with your social media friends, followers and fans. … [Read more...]

How authors make it easy for people to find them online

This edited transcript is the third installment in a four-part series from an interview on April 2, 2015. Dr. Judith Briles asks me about how authors can become experts and promote their expertise. Prefer audio? You can download it here or listen on iTunes. If you think this advice is valuable, share this link with your social media friends, … [Read more...]

How controversy creates publicity for experts

This edited transcript is the second in a four-part series from an interview on April 2, 2015. Dr. Judith Briles asks me about how authors can become experts and promote their expertise. Prefer audio? You can download it here or listen on iTunes. Part 3 will be published here tomorrow. Also let them know about my free cheat sheet for authors on "10 … [Read more...]

How authors become experts and promote expertise

This edited transcript is the first in a four-part series from an interview on April 2, 2015. Dr. Judith Briles asks me about how authors can become experts and promote their expertise. Prefer audio? You can download it here or listen on iTunes. If you think this advice is valuable, share this link with your social media friends, followers and … [Read more...]

Dog Tweets–The Top 10 Resources for Self-Publishing Authors

Here are my Top 10 tweets from this past week, great for retweeting! If you missed these, follow The Publicity Hound on Twitter.The Top 10 Resources for Self-Publishing Authors featuring @PublicityHound @KMWeiland and @KristenLambTX ow.ly/MFkAkWant 100+ #bookreviews on #Amazon? Check out tips from @Bookgal on how to get more reviews! … [Read more...]

Need publicity training for free? Join me May 11

Set aside some time this month and next to listen to take advantage of three weeks worth valuable free training on how to get free publicity.It's the Be an Attention Getter Worldwide Telesummit, hosted by PR expert Samantha Whittaker. She has chosen me as the lead-off batter on Monday, May 11.  I'm presenting on the most important elements that … [Read more...]