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7 Tips to Improve Your Business Writing by William Grigsby

7 Tips to Improve Your Business Writing by William Grigsby

Every business writer needs to acknowledge one thing. If he wishes to improve, he’s ought to follow the most important path towards mastery. I’m talking about practice. Simple and on point. Practice consistently and you’ll get better. For some writers, this fact might come as a trouble. To practice business writing on a consistent basis, […]

From Me to We: Crowdsourcing Your Success by Serving Your Communities by Michael Larsen

From Me to We: Crowdsourcing Your Success by Serving Your Communities by Michael Larsen

Your personal community: your family, friends, and relatives Your test-marketing community: people who give you feedback on every aspect of your writing and communication Your publishing community: authors, publishers, publicists, experts on the kind of books you’re writing, and booksellers Your community of fans: avid readers who follow you online, attend your events, and buy […]

Member Interview: Susan Mecca, Author of The Gift of Crisis: Finding your best self in the worst of times

Member Interview: Susan Mecca, Author of The Gift of Crisis: Finding your best self in the worst of times

Name: Susan J. Mecca, Ph.D. Book Title: The Gift of Crisis: Finding your best self in the worst of times Your book’s Amazon purchase link: The Gift of Crisis What is your book about? The Gift of Crisis is about how we can find our way through the hardest, most challenging times of our lives […]

Member Interview Tricia Croyle, Author of From Heartache to Joy: One Woman’s Journey Home

Member Interview Tricia Croyle, Author of From Heartache to Joy: One Woman’s Journey Home

Name: Tricia Croyle Book Title: From Heartache to Joy: One Woman’s Journey Home What is your book about? From Heartache to Joy: One Woman’s Journey Home  is a spiritual journey, one part experiential wisdom, one part spiritual adventure filled with visions, journeys, and dreams,  and one small part exercises for those who choose to try […]

How to Think Bigger About Your Book Sales and Marketing Strategy and Make Your Book Profitable

How to Think Bigger About Your Book Sales and Marketing Strategy and Make Your Book Profitable

Recently I spoke with an author who was preparing to release a new business book. He doesn’t yet have a platform and wanted to know the best ways to make his book profitable. This isn’t uncommon; most new authors lack a platform (AKA: audience), which makes it much harder to follow the traditional book marketing […]

Brand Aid: 5 Steps for Creating Fans for Life by Michael Larsen

Brand Aid: 5 Steps for Creating Fans for Life by Michael Larsen

More than a million books are published a year. How can you make you and your books and stand out in an ever-growing multitude of authors? By building a brand that will become an ever more powerful tool for serving your fans and attracting new readers.  Create a literary identity that is durable, agile, authentic, […]

How to Improve your Efficacy: 7 Ways to Write More by Laura Buckler

How to Improve your Efficacy: 7 Ways to Write More by Laura Buckler

Stumbling into a brick wall when writing is no fun, and there are several ways that you can improve your writing skills to be able to write more. You’ll see that you can have an avalanche of words at your disposal and you won’t be able to type them out fast enough when you keep […]

Make Your Business Card a Brochure: Using Yours to Sell You and Your Books

Make Your Business Card a Brochure: Using Yours to Sell You and Your Books

Why Have a Card? *A business card shows you’re professional. * It tells people what you want them to know that you can’t expect them to remember. * A card is a tangible, positive reminder of your encounter. * Your card is a marketing tool that will help sell you and your products and services. […]

Maximizing the Value of Your Book Before You Sell or Publish It by Michael Larsen

Maximizing the Value of Your Book Before You Sell or Publish It by Michael Larsen

Visibility is Salability: Making the World Ready for Your Book * Register your name as your website asap. If your name is taken, tweak it by, for example, adding your middle initial. * Use your name for your email address: [your first name]@[your first name followed by your last name].com. Keep your address clear, simple, […]

Techniques of How to Gather Information for Your Next Piece by Olivia Ryan

Techniques of How to Gather Information for Your Next Piece by Olivia Ryan

All nonfiction writers have to go through a writer’s block at some point of their career. This block may include struggles with ideas or the writing part, but the most common struggle is based on gathering information. After all, the information you will gather will influence the choice of topic, story, and even type of […]