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March To A Bestseller

If you’re a writer like I am, you read a lot a of blogs related to the craft of writing and you buy books on craft, publishing and book marketing. A bunch of us have banded together and on the last day of February we will lower our Writing, Publishing, Book Marketing and Entrepreneurship books […]

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My Best Advice For Authors In The Coming Year

Make Your Own Rules You can change your mind anytime, about anything. You don’t have to do the same things in 2014 that you did in 2013. Take stock of what worked, what didn’t and clear the table. Give yourself permission to write a different book, in a different genre. Just try it! If you’re […]

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Social Media Is Not Always About You

Social Media is an important part of your author platform. It’s where you get to be engaging beyond what you write in your books. Social media is about sharing content and building relationships and if the only content you’re sharing is your own, you’re missing out on two huge opportunities. When you share the great […]

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Keep Your Cover Off The ‘Bad Ebook Cover’ Pinterest Board

I don’t think there is any good argument for a cheesy cover and as an author myself, it’s pretty easy to spot the self-made covers by authors with no design skills. Indie covers are much better than they used to be, but readers are more savvy too and bad covers make them pre-judge the writing […]

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Learn Book Marketing From Facebook Groups

Writers like writing groups. We like to congregate with the like-minded to commiserate (who, us?), share tips, critiques and success. Because of my nomadic lifestyle, Facebook groups have been especially helpful to me over the last two years. You can learn the latest book marketing techniques, ask questions and offer advice of your own. Indie […]

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127 Things You Can Do To Market Your Books On Your Lunch Break

127 Things You Can Do To Market Your Books On Your Lunch Break

I’ve seen a lot of blog posts lately with titles like 127 Things You Can Do To Market Your Books On Your Lunch Break.  Some of these posts are practically book length, themselves. I try to keep up on indie publishing news and I look for great stuff to pass along to my author followers […]

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Why Aren’t You Using Twitter to Claim Your Readership?

As an indie author, you’ve taught yourself how to do countless things in order to publish and market what you know is a good book and if you’re not building your readership with Twitter you’re missing out on a huge opportunity. When I ask authors why they don’t use Twitter they mention two things. 1) […]

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On Indie Author Success

Writing and publishing books has always been a viable way to work from home and NOW is absolutely the best time to do this.  I can give you a NOW example from my own work. My latest book, Make Money Online Vol. 2 – 67 Real Companies That Pay You To Work In Your Pajamas […]

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Your Name Is Your Online Reputation

I have a lot of questions for you today. They’re all about you. Have you Googled yourself lately? Go ahead and do it. Put your name in quotes at Google and see what comes up. If you have a distinctive name, the entire first page might be about you! Here’s my name on Google. There […]

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The #1 Bestselling Freelance Writing Book In The Kindle Store

  #1 Freelance Writing I’m happy to report that The Moonlighter’s Guide To Online Writing For Immediate Income is now the # 1 bestselling freelance writing book in the Amazon Kindle store. The impetus for writing this book was a desire to share the knowledge I had gained as a freelance content writer with new […]

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