That's because it's one of the most well-respected and frequently used databases of experts. It's easy to use. … [Read more...]
A question popped up recently in a publicity group on LinkedIn, and the moderator asked me to comment:
"I have written some articles and am having no luck getting them into national publications. Any ideas?"
Yes. Stop submitting articles to national publications. That is, unless you already have a relationship with … [Read more...]
Planning a special event but you don't have enough staff to handle all the phone calls and emails you're expecting as the event draws near?
Looking for a way to beef up your author website and sell more books?
Tired of answering the same questions about your products and services?
Create a thorough Frequently Asked … [Read more...]
"Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work." ---Stephen King
By D.S. Edwards
When most people think of a book signing, they picture John Grisham sitting at a table in Barnes & Noble with a line of people waiting, … [Read more...]
I'll be joined by book shepherd Judith Briles, book distribution expert Amy … [Read more...]
When I speak at author conferences, I usually end up with an armload of books I know I won't read but will donate to Goodwill.
Authors foist them on me, even after I decline politely, tell them I have little time to read and that if I did read, it would be a magazine or a mystery novel.
Still, they think that giving … [Read more...]
By Jared Carrizales
In the early days of learning to promote myself, I read a pretty powerful article that explained why I should write an ebook to build my contact list and send everyone my email newsletter.
That was almost a decade ago, so it’s not necessarily ground-breaking advice now. Back then it was more of an “advanced … [Read more...]
The problem is, fancy programs like Camtasia, which I've been using … [Read more...]
If you're considering turning your expertise into a new revenue stream and teaching an online course on a topic you love, you probably have the same question I had.
How do you convince people to pay for it?
You convince them three ways.
First, with a course you're sure the market wants---one that's so rich in … [Read more...]