How to Speak Your Book

How to Speak Your Book

by Nina Amir Many entrepreneurs don’t believe they are writers. However, they want to become authors because they know a book gives them expert status. Becoming an authority or thought leader in their industry will help them grow their businesses. This leaves them in a quandary. They want and need a book but don’t feel […]

How To Turn Your Written Content Into Video Content

How To Turn Your Written Content Into Video Content

by Lou Bortone When it comes to marketing, content is still king. Content drives sales of your products and services, and keeps your customers engaged in your business. However, content is also a hungry beast that must be fed – constantly. In order to stay visible and relevant, you have to continue to “feed the […]

Non-Disclosure Agreements – Three Great Reasons You Should Use One

Non-Disclosure Agreements - Three Great Reasons You Should Use One

by Shelley Hitz Have you heard of an NDA form? NDA stands for non-disclosure agreement and is a contract between two parties to ensure that sensitive information is not shared. You may never need to use this kind of form as an author. However, in this post, I want to share three reasons authors should […]

Crowdfunding and The Publishing Process – A Match Made In Literary Heaven

Crowdfunding and the Publishing Process - A Match Made in Literary Heaven

by Justine Schofield The funny thing about publishing is your work is never done. Example, the publishing process in a nutshell: write, build an author platform, market, publish, market, sell books, market, sell more books, then…market some more. Once a writer finishes a manuscript (and we all thought writing was the hard part), the real […]

How To Position Your Expertise To Build Your Email List

How to Position Your Expertise to Build Your Email List

by Kathleen Gage The heart of any online business is a responsive email list. Without this, you are on an uphill climb to success. In the early days of online marketing, it took a lot less effort to build an email list than it  does today. It didn’t take much to get someone to say “yes” […]

5 Ways to Create Flowmentum™

5 Ways to Create Flowmentum

by Laura West Stop being subject to the whims of your energy and ideas when you are working on a creative project. You can cultivate and create Flowmentum™ so you can be more successful with a whole lot more grace and ease. Flowmentum™ is about being in rhythm with your creative project. Having momentum but also […]

A Free ‘Best of’ Holiday Ebook That Goes Ka-ching, Ka-Ching

A Free ‘Best of’ Holiday Ebook That Goes Ka-ching, Ka-Ching

by Joan Stewart Last month, I wrote about 11 Juicy Opt-in Offer Ideas Your Readers Will Love–alternatives to the not-so-glamorous ebook that you can give away in exchange for someone’s email address. This month, let’s resurrect the free ebook idea and give it a new and very profitable twist: a fast and easy end-of-the-year giveaway […]

8 Reasons To Use Scrivener To Write And Produce Your Books

8 Reasons to Use Scrivener to Write and Produce Your Books

by Nina Amir If you’re like me, you’re always looking for a better and easier way—which means a more effective way—to get your writing projects finished and keep them organized. But what if you could go straight from writing to publishing your work? That would make life a lot simpler, right? It’s possible. The tool […]

5 Reasons You Procrastinate on Getting Your Book Done: The Solutions – Part 2

5 Reasons You Procrastinate on Getting Your Book Done: The Reasons and Solutions - Part 2

by Kristen Eckstein In Part 1 of this article, I discussed what procrastination on your book project might be costing you. If you haven’t read it yet, pop over to 5 Reasons You Procrastinate on Getting Your Book Done: What is it Costing You? and read that article before continuing on with this one… Here […]