Challenge Brand = Franchise Book Sales

Why has Hasbro stock been on the rise since 2009 and continues to grow? Because they have what’s called, Challenge Brands. These are products that are not popular yet, but they believe someday will be a franchise. What does this have to do with your book sales? Everything! Your book is a Challenge Brand! It’s something that’s not selling millions just yet, but has the potential to be a franchise which includes more books, t-shirts, … [Read more...]

Become the Best in a Week

How can you launch yourself into an elite status, starting this week? Here’s a list that will put you in the “Best” category! If you took a 30 minute walk, once per week, you would become one of the healthiest people in our society. If you exercised an hour a day, for just five days week, it would put you in the best 2% of most physically fit people in the entire world. If you saved $5.00 per week, it would put you in the best 18%. If … [Read more...]

What Do Americans Buy?

If you understand the purchasing habits of Americans, then you can market your books accordingly. Here’s some easy information for you to adjust your marketing strategies. Americans spend more money on Lottery Tickets than anything else. 2nd on the list was Sports Tickets. If you have books related to gambling or sports, or a marketing idea that relates to those genres, then you’ll see an increase in sales. By the way, what was number 3 on … [Read more...]

Author Encouragement

Read this blog weekly, or even daily to keep you encouraged. ~ I am not going to waste my gift. ~ The world needs my book. ~ Everyday, I will do something to fulfill my dream. ~ My experiences, good and bad, will be useful in my books. ~ The only person that can stop me from becoming a successful, published author is me. ~ I will adjust my writing as I learn ways to improve. ~ Looking back over the last five years, I have … [Read more...]

Authors Overcoming Odds

Most bestsellers are written by authors who went through humbling experiences. Read these examples and think about them whenever you have doubts. * She was persuaded by her sister to send the manuscript to a literary agent. The story she wrote was from a silly dream, causing doubts on why anyone would want to read her boo. Despite that, she wrote it and sent it out. After many rejections, Stephanie Meyer was signed by Jodi Reamer and went … [Read more...]