Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including "The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan" and "Own Your Niche." A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

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Facebook Strategy for Authors: Set Yourself Up for Success

Facebook Strategy for Authors: Set Yourself Up for Success

Get your professional Facebook page set up for success by having a custom timeline photo designed featuring your book or tagline. (Fiverr.com is a great resource for custom social media images.) Fill out your profile completely, including a compelling bio in the brief “About” section on the front of your page. You can pull content […]

Member of the Week: Bo L. Arnold, Author of Mood, Food and Gratitude: Healing from the Way We Think

Member of the Week: Bo L. Arnold, Author of Mood, Food and Gratitude: Healing from the Way We Think

Name: Bo L. Arnold Book Title: Mood, Food and Gratitude: Healing from the Way We Think Your book’s Amazon purchase link: Mood Food Gratitude OR the short link below may be used: getBook.at/MoodFoodGratitude What is your book about? The way we have been taught to think about ourselves and the world is out of alignment […]

How to Optimize for SEO as an Author

How to Optimize for SEO as an Author

Google. It’s the black box that no one really knows what goes on in there. But it’s also the largest search engine in the world. When people search on the Web you want to make sure they find you if they “google” your name or your book. The science of optimizing content for search engines […]

How to Write a Dazzling Author Bio

How to Write a Dazzling Author Bio

As an author, there will be many situations where you will need to contribute your bio for promotional purposes. Your bio is often needed on your website in the “About” page and the “Media/Press” page, the back cover of your book, the last page of your book, at the end of articles or blog posts […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What do you hope readers will gain from reading your book?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What do you hope readers will gain from reading your book?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What do you hope readers will gain from reading your book? Here’s what they had to say: David Evans: My book “ONE GOOD IDEA” provides some simple, fun ideas to help readers find that One Good Idea that they need. (One of the […]

Recording: Charmaine Hammond: The Untapped Revenue Source for Authors: Collaboration and Sponsorship

Recording: Charmaine Hammond: The Untapped Revenue Source for Authors: Collaboration and Sponsorship

Join us as Charmaine Hammond discusses The Untapped Revenue Source for Authors: Collaboration and Sponsorship. About Charmaine Hammond Charmaine Hammond has been in the business of transforming lives and raising dreams for more than 25 years.  This former Correctional Officer (yup!  She worked in jails) and Corporate Dispute Resolution Expert now travels the world teaching the principles of […]

How to Connect with Fellow Writers and Where to Find Writers’ Groups, Conferences, and Events

How to Connect with Fellow Writers and Where to Find Writers’ Groups, Conferences, and Events

Back in 2003 when I quit my soul-sucking corporate job and opened a brick and mortar bookstore (which I sold three years later), one of my first initiatives was to start a writers’ group that met in the store every Saturday morning. I had decided that I wanted to finally pursue my life-long goal of […]

Online PR – How to Locate and Pitch Bloggers

Online PR – How to Locate and Pitch Bloggers

While there are a lot of rules around how to pitch traditional media sources, the rules for pitching online sources are often looser, and the opportunities could keep you busy for years. The good news is that bloggers have more influence than ever before. Consumers love recommendations, especially when it comes to what books to […]

Book Award Winner: Fire in Middle: Mystery of the Great Pyramid Solved

Book Award Winner: Fire in Middle: Mystery of the Great Pyramid Solved

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: James Ernest Brown Synopsis A huge power house for creating electrified water, the Great Pyramid will never be looked at the same. James Brown first visited Egypt in 1978 with a team of seven researchers. He was compelled to gain first-hand evidence of the purpose of the pyramids. As a […]

Book Award Winner: Electric Ancient Egyptians: Manipulating Atomic Structure with Human Electricity

Book Award Winner: Electric Ancient Egyptians: Manipulating Atomic Structure with Human Electricity

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: James Ernest Brown Synopsis James Ernest Brown has been a general contractor for more than fifty years. He is a practical thinker and at each step along the way of the journey of research that led to Electric Ancient Egyptians he has insisted that the evidence he uncovered had […]