Internet Marketing Sometimes Brings out Angry, Crazy, Over-the-Top People

Internet Marketing Sometimes Brings out Angry, Crazy, Over-the-Top People

Yesterday I sent an email message to my subscribers about a bonus webinar I'm offering in 12 days. There was a mistake in the message. A few people brought the error to my attention. I appreciate the people who did this. Especially with how nice everyone was with their approach. There's Always an Exception Except for one guy. He was ...
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Kindle Books Get More Traction with Lead Bait

Kindle Books Get More Traction with Lead Bait

If you’re looking to make great money from books, it’s important to realize (for most authors) there’s more to the process of generating revenues than simply selling books. On the backend, you can sell information products, membership programs, other books, training, coaching and consulting. However, it’s important to map out how you will drive traffic to your various products and ...
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How to Use the Internet to Build Your Visibility and Market Reach webinar

How to Use the Internet to Build Your Visibility and Market Reach webinar

FREE Spot into How to Use the Internet to Build Your Visibility and Market Reach. Join me for How to Use the Internet to Build Your Visibility and Market Reach webinar. Claim your spot when you get the Kindle Version of Power Up for Profits; The Smart Woman’s Guide to Online Marketing. Limited time opportunity. The webinar will cover some ...
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The Difference Between a Professional and Amateur Author

The Difference Between a Professional and Amateur Author

Are you like most authors (or wanna be authors) who dream of having a successful book, but do very little, if anything, to market your book? The sad truth is, the majority of authors will never fulfill their dream of making money writing. It’s not because there’s no money to be made. It’s because the author lives with the illusion ...
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Promoting your book in a local market

Promoting your book in a local market

If you’re an expert who works in your local market, there’s a good chance you face a fair amount of competition. You might be a coach, consultant or trainer. Or maybe you’re a professional such as a realtor, mortgage lender or interior designer. Perhaps you have a brick and mortar business and you want to increase foot traffic to your ...
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Using Twitter to Market Your Books

Using Twitter to Market Your Books

As an author, it’s your responsibility to market your books. Regardless of what your publisher promises, you still need to get on board with you own strategies for marketing. A great way to gain visibility for your book(s) is through blogging; both on your own and as a guest blogger. Yet, you don’t want to stop there. There’s a lot ...
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Why Not Get Paid to Mess Around on Facebook and Twitter?

Why Not Get Paid to Mess Around on Facebook and Twitter?

It’s amazing how much time people spend on social media with nothing to show for their efforts. What starts out as simply checking out what’s happening on Facebook or Twitter results in hours of mindless activity. Imagine if you could make money from your social media efforts. You can… if you have a plan. Rather than mindlessly going from platform ...
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Using OEM to Market Your Books

Using OEM to Market Your Books

There are countless ways to market a book. One of the most effective is to utilize OEM – other experts’ markets. Getting in front of an already existing market saves you time, effort and money. And who doesn’t want to save on all three? You can be a guest on podcast and radio shows, be a featured expert on an ...
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What Every Author Must Do to Sell Books

What Every Author Must Do to Sell Books

The dream of many authors (and would be authors) is to write a book that will be featured on Oprah’s book club. Dream on because for 99.9% of authors this will forever remain a dream. There are a few reasons for this with the top one being most authors never do anything to gain visibility for their books. Or, they ...
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Why most authors sell few, if any, books

Why most authors sell few, if any, books

In talking with three authors recently, it was apparent all had spent a great deal of time writing their books. Not only time, but money for editing, cover design, layout, etc. “But book sales are so slow!” all commented. “What are you doing to market?” I inquired with each. All proudly responded, “I put it on Amazon.” “What else?” I ...
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Content Marketing Equates to Visibility and Increased List Size

Content Marketing Equates to Visibility and Increased List Size

Most experts who conduct business online and offline know increasing their subscriber list size can equate to increased revenues. Increasing your list with qualified leads takes more than simply adding numbers. It takes a targeted effort including knowing who you want to reach, where they are at, and getting in front of them in a way that establishes your credibility ...
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Simple strategy for generating revenues for soloentrepreneurs

Simple strategy for generating revenues for soloentrepreneurs

Success tip! If business is slow, or you feel like you're just not advancing the way you want, for one week do this...   Rather than playing around on social media, watching fun videos, checking out the latest tweets that truthfully have nothing to do with improving the quality of your life, focus on building your business.   1. Make ...
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Will Fear Stop You from Writing Your Memoir?

Will Fear Stop You from Writing Your Memoir?

“If you don’t have at least some fear come up, you’re likely not going deep enough.” This was one of the first things I read about writing a memoir well  into my first memoir. By the time I read about fear when writing a memoir, I had written over 29,000 on my first draft. Honestly, I was relieved to discover ...
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Increase Your ROI By Clearly Identifying Your Avatar

Increase Your ROI By Clearly Identifying Your Avatar

We’ve all heard, “The more we know who our market is, the better.” How true is this? In a word… extremely. After all, if you don’t know who you’re marketing to, you will likely throw a bunch of stuff on the wall, hoping something sticks. Recently, I hosted a live event in Portland. I was thrilled when we sold out ...
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One of the Best Ways to Create an Incredible Cash Infusion for Your Business

One of the Best Ways to Create an Incredible Cash Infusion for Your Business

“Business is slow!” “The economy is terrible.” “The political structure is creating a fear of spending.” Which one of these “stories” have you told yourself? Have you noticed that some people are doing great while others continue to tell themselves how bad business is? It’s based on the stories. Stories either move us forward or stop us dead in our ...
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How is it that Maya Angelou and SARK wrote so many books?

How is it that Maya Angelou and SARK wrote so many books?

What would Maya Angelou do? What would SARK do? They would write. That's what they do. (Well, that's what Maya DID) SARK still writes. Is it luck that SARK is a best-selling author & artist, with over 17 titles in print and well over 2 million books sold? Is it luck that Maya Angelou wrote several dozen works that equated ...
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A huge mistake authors make when asking for book reviews

A huge mistake authors make when asking for book reviews

Your book has been published and it's up on Amazon. Now your focus is on marketing your book. In reality, you should start marketing your books long before they are published. But... one way to market is with reviews. You've heard that reviews sell books. Book reviews definitely increase sales and add credibility for the author. However, how do you ...
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Blogging and Guest Blogging; Two Excellent Ways to Market Your Book(s)

Blogging and Guest Blogging; Two Excellent Ways to Market Your Book(s)

You Need Readers Authors need readers… at least if they’re going to make money with their writing. It takes consistent effort for your writings to become visible to potential readers. This is not a one time, “get er’ done” situation. It’s day in and day out. When you do something every day, you will see results for a long time ...
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Why wouldn’t you write “The Book?”

Why wouldn’t you write “The Book?”

The Big Dream According to some experts, 85 – 90% of the adult US population dreams of writing a book. Sadly, only a small percentage actually do. The dream to write often starts, and ends, in our formative years. I was in third-grade when the bug to become a writer hit. Mrs. Brown’s instructions were very loose. “Write about anything ...
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Why Your Book Will Likely NEVER Get Written... and how to prevent this

Why Your Book Will Likely NEVER Get Written… and how to prevent this

Why Most Experts Never Write a Book (even though they say they want to) On any given day, I talk to several experts and entrepreneurs who say they really want to write a book. Most have been thinking about doing so for years. Yet, for whatever reason, the book never gets done. If you’re an entrepreneur, a book under your ...
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