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4 Must-Haves for Your Author Platform

Want a FREE cheat sheet to help you remember the four parts of a strong author platform? Find the link below for your free download... Growing up, our family lived next door to a vacant lot. On nice days, kids from the neighborhood came over to play. Eventually, contractors came to that...

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How to Attract New Readers with the Author Playlist Strategy

FREE WORKBOOK! If you want help creating your Author Playlist Strategy, I've created a free download to help you out. Look for details below... Struggling to get new readers to notice you? Think of another author in your genre or category with a readership. It’d be nice if you could pull a...

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Why Do I Need a Media Kit? 5 Reasons (+ FREE online workshop series March 13-24!)

Keep reading for details about a series of FREE online workshops to help you create your media kit! Imagine this: An influencer with a massive audience becomes aware of you and visits your website looking for more information. Maybe it’s a... Talk show producer considering you as a...

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3 Essential Parts of Your Author Press Kit (+ FREE Templates)

Imagine this scenario... What if you were recognized as an expert or an authority in your field? What if you were in great demand by broadcasters, news editors, reporters, and other influencers who had access to a large audience? What if you became a celebrity in your category or genre? Here’s...

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13 Quick Tips For Author Publicity

Technology makes it easier than ever to shout out your message to the world. But these tools are available to everyone—and everyone’s using them. How can you be heard above the noise? Publicity helps you rise above the noise. When you connect with influencers and let them spread your message,...

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65 Book Experts Reveal How To Build a Solid Foundation and Publish a Bestselling Book

Publishing a book? Maybe you need help with the editing or design -- or how to get it into the hands of readers. Join me and DOZENS of more book publishing experts for The Publishing Success Summit. This is an online event you can attend (well, "attend") FREE December 4-18... Register for the...

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Publicity Tip: Tell a Story

I had no interest in these chips--but this is how they got me... My wife and I were at the grocery store when we came across a display for a new line of novelty-flavored potato chips. Normally, I'd have no interest -- as a rule, I don't enjoy novelty-flavored snacks. However, these bags of...

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iBooks Author: Giving Readers a Media-Rich Experience

I had the honor of being one of the speakers at the 2016 iBooks Author Conference, an event that raised the level of dialogue and instruction regarding Apple’s multi-touch publishing software iBooks Author. The gathering of experts, educators, authors, programmers, designers, and more assembled...

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5 Reasons You Can Do Your Own Publicity FREE

Going by what you see in the movies, you might think of "media coverage" as someone behind a podium amid all the lights and cameras and the reporters shouting questions. It’s not like that. Well, most of the time it’s not like that. But unless you’re planning a corporate scandal or running...

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13 Easy Blog Ideas for Novelists

It can be tough for novelists who want to use a blog to gain new readers. Most advice for blogging authors is only practical for nonfiction authors. So, what can a novelist blog about to build a crowd of the right kind of readers? Glad you asked! Here are some suggestions… BLOG ABOUT...

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