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18 Experts: Why Every Author Needs an Email List

Despite all the tools available for promoting your books and building your author presence online, it would be a mistake to discount the value of a healthy email list. Building a list of email subscribers allows you to engage with your readers, drive new book sales, and insure your author...

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Email Marketing for Authors: 7 Reasons Every Author Needs to Build An Email List

With all the shiny, new platforms popping up in the news, it’s easy to take email for granted. But experts agree that building an email list is important for your author business. An email database gives you opportunities to engage more personally with your readers, drive new book sales, and...

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Suggested Interview Questions | Ultimate Guide to Creating an Author Media Kit (3 of 10)

Your author media materials need to include Suggested Interview Questions and an Author Q&A. In this article, you’ll learn what they are, what the media expects from them, and how to create your own. I’ll cover what these questions should focus on, why your interviewer will thank you, and...

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Author Bios | Ultimate Guide to Creating an Author Media Kit (2 of 10)

Your digital press kit needs to include author biographies—yes, plural. In this article, you’ll learn what they are, what the media expects from them, and how to write your own. There will also be some examples, a couple of key points, and a few things to avoid. I’ll also share why Superman was...

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Author Media Kit

When the media comes to your website looking for your media kit, what will they find? Join the FREE 5-day "Author Interview Challenge" June 12-16 and learn how to pitch yourself for a media interview without being pushy or self-promotional. This is Part 1 of a 10-part series on...

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Personal Branding A to Z [Infographic]

Some authors want to believe they're above having a "brand." (That's not you, is it?) The truth is that you already have a brand right now--regardless of whether you've put any thought or time into it. So, the sooner you pay attention to your brand, the better. "Today is the best day to...

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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

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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