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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What Pen Name Should You Choose?

One of the questions I get asked a lot from new writers is whether they should have a pen name. Usually, they’ve already decided they want one, they just want to know more about the process of picking a name. Here are some tips for name picking and a few things to consider if you […]

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If You Are An Aspiring Author You Have Positioned Yourself For Success

In the last few years, the self-publishing and marketing process has changed drastically. Many techniques authors used to publish and market books two years ago, are no longer done. Self-published authors can assume what they’re doing right now to make a living and sell books will no longer be applicable two years from now. As […]

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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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What My Southern Mother Taught Me About Twitter

I learned most of my social skills from a nice, Southern lady, my mother. In true Southern fashion she could converse with anyone about anything and always knew the right thing to say. While conversation is a skill, to some people, it comes naturally. I used to joke with my husband that if mom ever […]

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The Writer’s Life and Why You Don’t Have It

The Writer’s Life and Why You Don’t Have It

What keeps you from being the writer you want to be? Luckily, with changes in the publishing world, there is a clear path now from zero to making a good living as an author. It took me less than two years starting from scratch and while I don’t like to dwell on the negative, I […]

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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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Connie Brentford in Woman's World Magazine

Featured in Women’s World Magazine as ‘America’s Ultimate Expert’

I’m so happy to featured this week in Woman’s World Magazine! They asked me to be a part of the weekly feature called “America’s Ultimate Expert.” This week their article included some great work from home advice. The topics covered in the article are important to anyone considering working form home. I discuss the money […]

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Make Money From Home Or Abroad Like A Rockstar - The Best Companies, Pro Tools And Insider Tips To Live The Life Of Your Dreams

Make Money From Home Or Abroad Like A Rockstar – The Best Companies, Pro Tools And Insider Tips To Live The Life Of Your Dreams

If you are ready to leave your commuter 9-5 job for something that allows you the utmost freedom to make money from home, let this book be your first step on that path.  Make Money From Home Or Abroad Like A Rockstar explains what you need to know to pursue an online career either as […]

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Make Money Online – 97 Real Companies That Pay You To Work In Your Pajamas

Make Money Online – 97 Real Companies That Pay You To Work In Your Pajamas

I’m delighted to present to you Make Money Online – 97 Real Companies That Pay you To Work In Your Pajamas. I’ve made my living online as a wordsmith for years now and I’ve often been asked about other ways to make money online that don’t involve starting your own business. I started doing research […]

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The Make Money From Home Library – A Resource With 200+ Work From Home Opportunities

If you are undecided about how you would like to start your work-from-home journey, The Make Money From Home Library is the helpful resource you need with over two hundred, real, work-at-home opportunities, tips explanations and tutorials. The jobs span a variety of occupations including writing, call center work, consulting, customer service work, virtual assistant […]

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