Build Your Author Platform

Build Your Author Platform

All authors whether self-published or traditional need to have a platform. Some might argue that if you’re a fiction author, an author platform isn’t as important than if you’re a non-fiction author. But I don’t necessarily agree. Here are my thoughts. The great thing about today’s level of technology and low barrier to entry in […]

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Pinterest Tips for Authors

Pinterest Tips for Authors

Pinterest for author marketing isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind when you think Pinterest. Me, I think of food. I can get lost for hours on Pinterest looking at new recipes and drooling. Things I’d like to make but are way more advanced than my cooking skills. I also enjoy looking at […]

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How to Balance Writing and Marketing

How to Balance Writing and Marketing

There is only so much time in the day, and only so much we can all get done. Even Wonder Woman had to take a break now and then. And to be honest, I’m not convinced there is a true balance. I’ve yet to be completely balanced in all aspects of my life. Something always […]

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5 Elements of a Successful Opt In For Authors

5 Elements of a Successful Opt In For Authors

I’ve talked before on the blog about email marketing. I stressed the importance of building your email list.  A strong email list is like gold.  The bigger you grow your list, the easier time you’ll have at selling your books. Because the people on your list have already shown an interest in you and what […]

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