Tag : Networking

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A leader is a writer. A leader doesn’t always publish what they write, but they do write.  The biggest challenge is being someone who can clearly write down information, or ideas.  Not only goals, but the vision of what they want. A writer can make plans, but the best ones write them down.  The same …
There are millions of writers out there.  I’m not disputing this fact.  What I am asking is where have all the writers gone? Emerson quote You can argue that everyone who has published a book is a writer. Not a problem, I agree with this statement, but this is untrue. Writers need a brand, a …
Do you want to publish a great blog? Step one is easy: gather as much information as you can find before beginning to publish more on your blog.   Write it down. Use Google Analytics as a starting point. Step Two is the action step: by now you have used your Google Analytics account along …
William H Gass quote Are you ready to publish an e-book? Before you publish an ebook it makes smart business sense to go to Amazon, and do some keyword searches on what is selling, and how people will find your ebook. Ebooks can be published on almost any device, but most authors choose to start …
Writers have something special going on with their readers, for example: when you visit a blog, and find so many writers who have a small blog, but no real relationship with anyone, because everyone has something to say. It’s great to see comments, and it’s great to develop a relationship with a potential reader, without …
When self-publishing a book, there is an emphasis on building more relationships, teams, and networks that you might not have needed in comparison to traditional publishing. People do want to help, but most are either afraid to criticize or are willing to destroy your dreams in an effort to make themselves feel better. Either way, …
If you are a self-published author looking to expand your networks, then tap into writing sites.  After all, since you have published an e-book, chances are people will want to read it, and if you are writing on various sites there is more of a chance that people will read your writing and make the …
Not Twitter.  Not Facebook.  Not on Google Plus.  Not with family or friends.  No, these aren’t places you should promote your book on. These are places, and people, you can have comments and chats with about you and your book, but they aren’t the best place to promote your book.  They are a starting point, …
How helpful are Twitter and Facebook in increasing sales of your book? Unless you are Kiera Cass, Terry Brooks, John Grisham, or George Takei, what you have to offer to readers on Twitter and Facebook will not help the sales of your book.  You might have a lot of subscribers or followers or fans, but …
I was having a nerdy debate with a friend of mine a few weeks ago. It was one of those arguments that starts because your eyebrow raises when a friend uses a word inappropriately or in an improper context. He was saying that he lives a “precarious lifestyle.” Now I have only ever heard the …
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