Archive for October, 2008

New Online (Email) Book Promotion Course in Progress

Friday, October 31st, 2008

You hear about people having computer problems&#8212the computer is down, the computer crashed, the computer is in the shop, etc? Well, it is happening to me. My old computer, which I’ve had for probably five years, is getting tired and I bought a new one. But the transfer of files from one to the other […]

The Gifts That Come From Writing

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

My blog entries haven’t exactly been plentiful this week. That’s because I’m in vacation mode. I’ve been living in a lovely beach house all week, just steps from the Pacific Ocean and I’ve been taking every advantage of this fantastic opportunity to walk on the beach and just sit and watch the waves. I also […]

Must You Tell the Whole Truth?

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

When we write a true story, such as our memoirs or the details of an event that occurred, is it always necessary to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth? I don’t think so. In fact, I advise my clients to fudge a little. I often tell them to eliminate some of the […]

NEW Online Book Promotion Workshop

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Friday October 24, 2008&#8212mark this date on your calendar. This is when my NEW 6-week online Book Promotion course starts. If your book sales are lagging&#8212if you want to increase sales by Christmas and start the New Year out with higher sales&#8212then sign up NOW. Space is limited. Your credit card will not be charged […]

Learn How to Sell More Books for the Holidays

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Does anyone need help with book promotion? Are you an author who is struggling to sell the quantity of books you desire? If you’re like most authors, bookstores are shutting you out&#8212and those booksellers who do accept your books are not selling any. You’ve given up on sending press releases because they are always ignored. […]

Free Book on Book Promotion

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

The orders are coming in. Yes! I am so pleased to know that you will be studying The Right Way to Write, Publish and Sell Your Book before you get too far into producing your book. This book will guide you in understanding the publishing industry to the point that you can navigate it more […]

Difficult Economic Times Call For Clever Tactics

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

We all feel it. We’re all aware of the economic downturn and none of us knows what will happen next. Will things improve or keep tumbling downward? We fear for our futures. As authors, we wonder if we’ll ever reach our goals. The timing stinks. Just when you thought you had a handle on the […]

Start With Just One Book Promotion Activity

Friday, October 17th, 2008

I’m back in my home office and happily so, except that there is a lot of work awaiting my attention. But that’s a good thing. Without work, there’s no money for travel and when I travel, I’m able to help hopeful authors. I’ve had some interesting feedback related to my last blog entry about “Yellow […]

Don’t Engage in Yellow Book Promotion

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Do you have an agenda? Are you promoting a book? Maybe you’re involved in an organization or a cause. You hear (read) me nagging you all the time to promote, promote, promote. But don’t promote your agenda on my time. Don’t engage in Yellow Promotion. What do I mean by this? Undoubtedly, you are familiar […]

Blogging From Arizona

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Here I am in Scottsdale&#8212just over the border from Phoenix. I attended the WOW Wizards of Words Writers Conference yesterday. It was a full day of back-to-back workshops, networking, meals, more networking AND I participated in a lively panel discussion along with four other authors including David Morrell, author of the Rambo series. He was […]