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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Self-Publishing

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Self-Publishing

Lack of Editing – Hands down, one of the biggest mistakes self-published authors make is cutting corners on editing. Unfortunately, just because your cousin is a high school English teacher, it doesn’t mean she’s qualified to edit your manuscript. Professional editing is essential to the success of your book. Not only can editors make your […]

Contest Alert: What’s your vision for 2018? Enter to win!

Contest Alert: What’s your vision for 2018? Enter to win!

We’ve teamed up with VSP Individual Vision Plans, the national leader in eye care benefits, to share their affordable individual vision insurance package – perfect for independent business owners and retirees who don’t have employer-provided vision care –  and we have some big news: One lucky winner will receive a $200 Visa gift card, which […]

5 Compulsory Project Management Skills Every Author Needs to Know by Betty Moore

5 Compulsory Project Management Skills Every Author Needs to Know by Betty Moore

A good administrator can understand when a strategy has to be done and about how long time it takes. He is able to realize will this product be successful or the only word to describe it is a failure. You want to become a perfect manager or you are searching for that one – here […]

Creating Diverse Income Streams That Build Your Brand and Your Income by Michael Larsen

Creating Diverse Income Streams That Build Your Brand and Your Income by Michael Larsen

Writers have more opportunities than ever to serve their communities, generate synergy, and build diversified income streams from their content, knowledge, ideas, and literary and business skills. Authors of practical nonfiction will be able to benefit more from these opportunities than storytellers, but you’re only limited by your imagination. More chances to profit from your […]

19 Actionable Writing Tips [Infographic]

19 Actionable Writing Tips [Infographic]

Writing and publishing a book can help grow your business and position you as a thought leader in your space. But writing and publishing a book is no simple feat. It’s easy to sit down and find that you have writer’s block. To help you write better we are sharing 19 writing tips from Mary […]

How to Quickly Boost Your Holiday Book Sales by Tina Dietz

How to Quickly Boost Your Holiday Book Sales by Tina Dietz

Holiday marketing is already well underway, but it’s not too late to put into place some simple ways to boost your book sales over the holidays, particularly if you’ve got your books on Amazon. Amazon OWNS the holiday sales season. Everyone is in a buying mood from about the beginning of November through the beginning […]

Author Website or Book Website: What Strategy Should You Choose?

Author Website or Book Website: What Strategy Should You Choose?

When developing a website to promote your book, you may think you have two primary choices: to launch a site for the book (booktitle.com) or a site for you as the author (authorname.com). But there is also a third option: Develop a content-themed site. If your goal is to brand yourself as an authority in […]

No Open Enrollment Needed to Protect Your Vision

No Open Enrollment Needed to Protect Your Vision

For Many, open enrollment for health insurance takes place in the fall, but when it comes to vision care, VSP Individual Vision Plans allow you to enroll at any time during the year! At the Nonfiction Authors Association, many of our members are self-employed, retired or planning for retirement. While there’s been much discussion about […]

A Recipe for Effective Promotion: Choosing & Blending the Ingredients for Making Your Books Sell by Michael Larsen

A Recipe for Effective Promotion: Choosing & Blending the Ingredients for Making Your Books Sell by Michael Larsen

Promotion has two basic elements: finding where your readers are, online and off, and serving them as often and in as many ways as you can. Promoting your books gives you the chance to share your passion for the value of your work. But if you just want to write one book, you have to […]

20+ Pro Tips to Dazzle During Your Next Speaking Engagement

20+ Pro Tips to Dazzle During Your Next Speaking Engagement

As an author, if you want to increase your book sales and reach more potential readers, get yourself out on the speaking circuit. There are countless opportunities to speak at events in your own backyard including service organizations like Rotary and Kiwanis, chambers of commerce, schools, hospitals and trade association meetings and events. Following are […]