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Uncover Hidden Riches When You Tie Observances to Your Niche

Just as news tie-ins can help you get media attention, pairing your writing with monthly observances can help uncover hidden riches in your business.  Every month of the year is full of monthly, weekly and one-day observances. When you can find a way to share your knowledge, expertise and skills to help your readers, website visitors, workshop attendees, and customers, you enrich your value and uncover profits you may otherwise have missed. These tie-ins are also prime content for compelling press releases. Learn about the day you want to … [Continue reading…]

How to Help Your Library Help You Sell Your Book

A few months ago when I asked my Anaheim library what they were doing for the first annual Indie Author Day on October 8th, they hadn't even heard of it. Here's the email I got from them … [Continue reading…]

Top 10 Tips and Tricks to Beat Writer’s Block

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It happens to all writers. You are typing at a clip, fingers flying across the keyboard, when suddenly not another idea nor word comes forth. Nada. Zero. Zilch. At some point, all writers hit a … [Continue reading…]

What Authors Can Learn from Prince About the Importance of a Will

A memorial formed beneath Prince's star on the wall of First Avenue from www.citypages.com

When Prince died on Thursday April 21, 2016, he left behind a music legacy and larger than life memories, but no will. What can authors learn from Prince about the importance of a will? Given that … [Continue reading…]

Book Marketing with BookBub is Serious Business

When the question of whether BookBub is worth their hefty fee came up on a blog recently, I decided to do a little research. I discovered that questioning the fee is the wrong question. The real … [Continue reading…]