Mini Tip Monday: What Should I Blog About?

I've heard this question asked a million times. Some authors have no clue what they should post on their blogs and they aren't even sure why they need a blog as an author. Guess what, I'm here to help answer these two questions today.   So as an author, it is important for you to build your readership and one way of doing so is by blogging. Having an author blog is something every author should have. The most important part of having said author blog though is to be consistent in posting.  Which of course brings me to the...

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Is a Marketing Coach a Good Fit For Me?

Have you ever wondered how to market your book and don't have anyone to ask? Or do you have all these resources, but have no idea where to start? Let's talk about hiring a Marketing Coach and if a marketing coach would be a good fit for you.   Marketing is the #1 issue authors struggle with. Most authors spend their time writing their masterpieces, spending all their time and energy on their manuscript and they don't even give a second thought about what the next steps are after it's finished. Marketing your book should be something you should think...

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How Soon Should I Put My Marketing Plan Into Action

Have you ever been so excited about your book and wonder if it's too soon to start your marketing plan?  It's time to answer that question. The Answer When it comes to marketing there is a certain path you should follow. Everyone always asks is it too soon to start my marketing plan? Is it too soon to get the word out about my upcoming release? To answer this, I always tell authors to ask themselves one question, when is the release? If the release of your book is in three months or less then start marketing now. If it's...

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Why You Should Hire An Author Marketing Coach

  As an author, everyday life and trying to write sometimes don't really mix. Try adding marketing to the mix and for some authors they end up having a mess on your hands. This is where a Marketing Coach can come in handy.   There is no shame in getting help in life and the same goes for being an author. There are several ways hiring an Author Marketing Coach can help you, below are a list of just a few of the ways. Branding Setting Up Your Marketing Plan and Goals Automation Sounding Board and Someone To Ask Quick...

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Let’s Get Out of that Mindset and Ask Why

Most authors in the publishing world have doubted their writing skills or doubted a story idea that they've been working on at some point in their author career. At least most of the authors I know have.   Why?  Writing slumps of any kind can be hard. Especially when you're doubting your own skills. So whenever someone asks me what they should do in this case, I always ask them one question.  All I say is Why? Once I say this they usually get this weird expression on their faces and ask me Why What? Which in return tends to...

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