You’d be surprised how many hidden speaking topics are lurking in your book. First, make a list of possible topics that you could discuss, besides your book. Secondly, make a list of groups that you would like to contact.
Once you pay for a domain name, you won’t want to change it, so take your time choosing a name for your website, Facebook page, and blog.
“Always wear plain-coloured clothes—no plaids, polka-dots, or graphics—when you’re going for a photo shoot,” my daughter was advised when she became a baby model.
Once viewers visit your website, what gets them to stay? Content marketing. Updating the content of your website, keeps it fresh and provides a reason for visitors to come a second or third time.
Even authors doing a speaking event should wear a nametag to identify themselves. When a visitor sees your name, the chance of remembering you is greater. A nametag identifies you and your organization, as well as start conversations. They can be your best networking tool.
A list post is where you are listing items one after each other. People are attracted to list posts. They are easy to read and skim through.
You’ve written and published your book, telephoned libraries to arrange an author reading, and now it is time to promote the event. Many newspapers have a list a Calendar of Upcoming Events in their print newspaper, as well as online edition.
Get notified when someone mentions your book, name, or business online in blogs, news, or social media posts by signing up for Google Alerts.
It sounds like a silly question, doesn’t it? An autograph increases the value of a book for the recipient. Your book may be a gift for someone and an autograph personalizes the book and increases the uniqueness of the gift.
A good book is like a skirt—short enough to create interest, but long enough to cover the essentials. I’ve heard people say if you just write one page a day, you’ll have 365 pages in a year—enough for a book. Others have suggested that you can take all your blog posts and turn them into […]