Archive for October, 2007

Writing/Publishing Courses-on-Demand

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Did you know that I offer one-on-one coaching through my online Courses-on-Demand. What does this mean? You sign up at your convenience for the 6 or 8-week course that meets your current needs or interest and I will send you a weekly lecture and an assignment. You then have the opportunity to send your completed […]

Promote Your Book by Strutting Your Stuff

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Do you write articles to promote your nonfiction book? If you don’t, you’re really missing out on an opportunity to strut your stuff. Your informative, educational articles help to position you as an expert in your field. Each article can also serve as a vehicle to promote you, your book and your services. What if […]

Have You Ever Bought a Self-Published Book?

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Seriously, this question was posed to a friend of mine who contemplated hiring a self-publishing company for his first book. The author who asked him this was trying to make the point that no one buys self-published books. This author, of course, has had a few books produced—all of them by traditional royalty publishers. But […]

Talking About Your Book

Saturday, October 13th, 2007

Q: What’s the first thing an author must do once his or her book is published? A: Go out in search of readers! If you wrote a complete book proposal, you’ve already identified your audience and you know where they are. You even have a marketing plan in place. Presumably, the plan involves speaking engagements. […]

When Authors Bite the Hand That Teaches Them

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

Most of you are probably shocked by the title of this blog entry. Why would an author turn against those who can help him succeed? It doesn’t make sense to me, either. But, trust me, there are authors who show up at writers’ conferences, enroll in online and real-time courses, subscribe to marketing publications and […]