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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Paid Freelance Writing as an Author’s Additional Income

Paid Freelance Writing as an Author’s Additional Income

Many authors earn additional income from paid freelance writing, which has the added benefit of getting additional exposure for the author with the publication’s readers. Getting paid to write for publications is a whole different ballgame from writing free articles and distributing them to print and online publications purely for exposure. In order to get […]

Developing Information Products in 9 Steps

Developing Information Products in 9 Steps

When it comes to information products, it’s important the content meet a need for your audience. To increase your chances of success, start by doing a bit of research and planning prior to product development. Following are the steps you can take. 1. Generate Product Ideas Start by listing the questions you are asked most […]

Writing Light: Changing the World and Yourself at the Speed of Enlightenment by Michael Larsen

Writing Light: Changing the World and Yourself at the Speed of Enlightenment by Michael Larsen

“What is not given is lost.” –Indian proverb “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” ― Mark Twain Ralph Waldo Emerson believed that light shines through us, that we are nothing and the light is all. This light binds and symbolizes […]

Small Business Basics for Authors

Small Business Basics for Authors

Whether you realize it or not, as an author you are a business owner. Your book may be the heart of your business or it may be one spoke in a wheel of services you offer, such as consulting, coaching, online training programs and speaking. Regardless of the focus of your business, understanding key business […]

Contest: Enter to Win New Sunglasses or a Vision Plan from VSP!

Contest: Enter to Win New Sunglasses or a Vision Plan from VSP!

Spring has arrived and it’s time for a comment contest! Our friends at VSP Individual Vision Plans are awarding the following prizes to three lucky winners: One 1-year Vision Insurance Plan Two pairs of designer sunglasses Maintaining a clear vision for your future can be as essential a part of launching your own business as […]

NFAA Welcomes VSP Individual Vision Plans – New Member Benefits Available

NFAA Welcomes VSP Individual Vision Plans – New Member Benefits Available

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with VSP, the nation’s only not-for-profit vision care company. VSP Individual Vision Plans provides affordable individual and family vision insurance plans, with plans starting as low as $17 per month. At the Nonfiction Authors Association, many of our members are self-employed, retired or planning for retirement. While […]