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Inspiring Facts for Authors

“The reason successful people read to improve themselves is because it separates them from the competition and they are able to see more opportunities.” ~ Success Magazine Fact One: If you are reading books every day … [Read More...]


Preparing Your Author Marketing Campaign

There are four things to consider before you start a marketing plan. Don’t brush these items off. Everything you read here is based on statistics and putting you in the best position to succeed. First: You might need … [Read More...]

Untraditional Publishing

10 Book Selling Ideas for Authors

Do you need some ideas to sell books? Here are ten! Idea One: Advertise your books in local movie theatres, especially the independent theaters. There are several ways to do this which include advertisements on the screen before the movie, advertise on the kids’ meal, posters in the lobby, and leaving handouts on the candy counter. Bonus: It just takes one film producer, director, or actor to see a poster of your book in the lobby, which would get them thinking, “Hmmm….this book would make … [Read More...]

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Author Book Kits

We blog about Book Kit’s more than anything else, because we believe it is an amazing benefit to authors. It holds all of your marketing and promotional materials which will help you or others sell your books. In your first Book Kit, it will have everything that you could possibly need. Think of it as your “file drawer.” Then once you decide to mail a Book Kit out, you will send only the materials needed for that specific location. For example, a Book Kit sent to a television news station … [Read More...]

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Authors: Remove Excuses, Add Success

Here are the average Top 5 excuses authors use for not becoming successful: No time. No money. No connections. No support from others. No motivation. (Procrastination.) These are “easy” excuses for authors to make. You might have said, “It doesn’t seem possible for me to become wealthy selling my books.” My response is, “Actually, it doesn’t seem possible why you can’t become wealthy selling your books.” The reason for my response is there are plenty of authors making … [Read More...]