Start Successfully Promoting Books Using PR and Social Media NOW! Here are Three Tips.

You have probably heard it said that people buy from those they know, like and trust… so media coverage and mentions are in the top 3 factors that influence buying decisions. Here is how and why authors should incorporate both PR and social media in their book marketing strategy.

9 Tips To Land a Book Deal

Complete your manuscript. Many aspiring authors bank on submitting sample chapters to get a book deal, but then struggle to finish their manuscript by their given deadline. It’s important to understand that while some agents and publishers may agree to take on an author’s upcoming book, many prefer to review a completed manuscript before making Read more about 9 Tips To Land a Book Deal[…]

4 Steps To Planning a Book Signing Event

Zero-in on location. Meet your audience where they are. Do some research and list locations where your event could take place. Many authors think a book signing event must be held at a bookstore, but this isn’t necessarily so. If you wrote a science fiction book, for example, and there’s a science museum in your Read more about 4 Steps To Planning a Book Signing Event[…]

3 More Tips For Being a Creative Parent-Writer

Focus on your goals. While you’d love to retreat to your quiet, distraction-free writing world, the reality is once you become a parent the need to adapt to changes is inevitable. This doesn’t mean you’re going to stop writing, it just means you need to find creative ways of getting your writing done. If your Read more about 3 More Tips For Being a Creative Parent-Writer[…]

5 Ways To Unleash The Writer in You

Inspiration is everywhere. Just look around you – what inspires you? Maybe it’s being outdoors at a beautiful park or the serenity of a wooden cabin. A museum or an art gallery. Is it laughter or love? What’s your ‘muse’? What makes you feel alive and stirs up your passion? Draw on what you love Read more about 5 Ways To Unleash The Writer in You[…]

7 Solid Tips For Self-Publishing Success

Identify your target reader. As a writer, before you begin to pen your story, you need to determine who is your target reader. Who do you want to share your story with? You may be tempted to say “Anyone who will read my book,” but who are you really trying to help, impact, or influence Read more about 7 Solid Tips For Self-Publishing Success[…]

4 Reasons Writers Need To Market Their Books

Connect with your target audience. Before you even begin to write a book you first need to know who you’re writing it for. Is your audience children, young adults, single moms, coaches, couples, or entrepreneurs? It’s crucial to know who your book is for in order to figure out how to connect with your intended Read more about 4 Reasons Writers Need To Market Their Books[…]

6 Top Mistakes Writers Make When Querying Agents and Publishers

Neglecting to thoroughly edit manuscripts. Many writers tend to think that because they’ve spent so much time writing their story, that what they’ve written is flawless and free of errors. As such, they don’t thoroughly read through and edit their manuscript, or hire a professional editor to review their work. When an agent or publisher Read more about 6 Top Mistakes Writers Make When Querying Agents and Publishers[…]

6 Benefits of Becoming a Published Author

Instant authority and credibility. Writing and publishing a book grants you instant authority and credibility. As a published author you’re seen as an expert in your written topic, and as such people in turn value your opinion and look to you as a reliable source of information. Publishing a book provides the foundation on which Read more about 6 Benefits of Becoming a Published Author[…]

You Have A Great Idea But Do You Have Enough for a Book?

Talk to most folks and they’ll tell you that they have a great idea for a book. And to be fair, any good book starts with an idea. However, an idea isn’t enough. Sure, when Robert Kiosaki dreamed up his Rich Dad, Poor Dad book, it probably started as just a simple idea on how Read more about You Have A Great Idea But Do You Have Enough for a Book?[…]