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Recording: Jody Rein on Pitches and Proposals: Tips for getting the attention of agents and editors

Recording: Jody Rein on Pitches and Proposals: Tips for getting the attention of agents and editors

Join us as  Jody Rein discusses Pitches and Proposals: Tips for getting the attention of agents and editors. About Jody Rein Formerly an executive editor with imprints of the Big Five publishers in New York, Jody runs the boutique literary agency Jody Rein Books, and the “all things publishing”  consulting company, Author Planet.org.  Jody’s literary agency specializes […]

Steps to Build Your Brand as a Nonfiction Author

Steps to Build Your Brand as a Nonfiction Author

Most nonfiction authors have a unique opportunity to demonstrate authority in their fields, and build an entire brand strategy that boosts book sales. Your book may also be an extension of your business, working in concert with your other marketing efforts to attract consulting clients, speaking engagements, corporate sponsors, and generate other opportunities. To get […]

Choose Clients that Value Your Translation Ability – Guest Post

Choose Clients that Value Your Translation Ability – Guest Post

Have you ever got depressed and fed up with some of your clients and their attitude towards your work? Maybe you are choosing the wrong clients and you would be better off doing translation work at the higher end of the scale rather than the bottom of the barrel. The reality is that if the […]

Recording: Stacy Ennis on How to Write Better Nonfiction

Recording: Stacy Ennis on How to Write Better Nonfiction

Join us as Stacy Ennis discusses How to Write Better Nonfiction. About Stacy Ennis Words have power. As a writer, editor, book coach, and creative consultant, Stacy gets to use that power for good: helping people achieve their goals, share their stories, and spread their ideas. Her clients are thought leaders, celebrities, Nobel Prize winners, […]

Teleseminar: Jamey Stegmaier on All About Crowdfunding

Teleseminar: Jamey Stegmaier on All About Crowdfunding

Event Date: March 9, 2016 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Jamey Stegmaier discusses All About Crowdfunding. Jamey Stegmaier has had a lifelong passion for playing and designing board games. Jamey grew up in Virginia and attended Washington University in St. Louis. During that time, he fell in love with St. Louis and […]

EBook Publishing Best Practices – Guest Post by James A. Rose

EBook Publishing Best Practices – Guest Post by James A. Rose

It is fairly accepted practice today that every published book must be accompanied by an eBook version. Many authors decide to forgo the extra cost of printing and make electronic medium the sole focus. If you are planning on publishing an eBook, there are some best practices of which you should be aware. If this […]

Social Media for Authors: 12 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn for Book Promotion

Social Media for Authors: 12 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn for Book Promotion

Of all the social media networks, LinkedIn is the most business-oriented. The vast majority of LinkedIn users are involved in business of some kind, and therefore can make great connections for authors who want to sell books in bulk to companies, speak at events, or otherwise connect with influential business leaders. Following are some ways […]

Teleseminar: How to Design a Live Event, Retreat or Author Fan Event Around Your Book

Teleseminar: How to Design a Live Event, Retreat or Author Fan Event Around Your Book

Event Date: February 24, 2016 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Katrina Sawa discusses How to Design a Live Event, Retreat or Author Fan Event Around Your Book. About Katrina Sawa Katrina Sawa helps you put more LOVE in your life and MONEY in your business.  Katrina is the author of Love Yourself […]

Authors: How to Handle Marketing When You Write for Multiple Genres

Authors: How to Handle Marketing When You Write for Multiple Genres

I just returned from speaking at the San Francisco Writers Conference, one of my favorite events each year. And this year there was a clear theme among the aspiring authors I spoke with. Many were writing books in different genres, and they weren’t sure how to go about building an audience. One of the wonderful […]

How to Give Away Copies of Your Kindle Ebook on Amazon, and Why it’s a Good Idea

How to Give Away Copies of Your Kindle Ebook on Amazon, and Why it’s a Good Idea

Amazon has a feature called “Give as a Gift” which you can use to send someone a Kindle ebook via email. For authors, this can be quite useful for book promotion purposes. When you drive more sales to your Kindle edition by giving it as a gift, the rank for your book’s sales page will […]