How to Build Your Author Platform

How to Build Your Author Platform

“All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like and trust.” –Bob Burg If you close your eyes and try to imagine a successful author, you might conjure up the image of someone ensconced in their study at home,...
12 Ways to Promote Your Book: Part 3

12 Ways to Promote Your Book: Part 3

Never stop promoting your book! “Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.” –Thomas J. Watson Jr. Not every book, no matter how well written or ultimately how popular, will appeal to everyone. Not even J.K. Rowling or...
What Makes a Memoir Stand Out?

What Makes a Memoir Stand Out?

Four ways to improve your memoir writing and tell your story in the way that readers crave. Hundreds of memoirs are published in the United States every year. These collections of memories shine light on the lives, loves and deeds of their writers and often delight,...
12 Ways to Promote Your Book: Part 2

12 Ways to Promote Your Book: Part 2

Are you 100% happy with your book sales? Then let’s get ready to sell more books. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” —Chris Grosser In a recent blog article, we began to discuss some of the ways that you as the author—and your book’s publisher, if you have...
How to Write a Memoir About Yourself

How to Write a Memoir About Yourself

Write your story the right way with these four clues to help keep you on track. For the reader, a carefully-considered, well-written memoir can be a real joy to read. But for the author, writing about yourself can be both the easiest and the most difficult thing that...
12 Ways to Promote Your Book: Part 1

12 Ways to Promote Your Book: Part 1

“The journey of selling 1,000 books begins with a single sale.” —Adapted from an old Chinese proverb Your book has finally been published. It’s time to pop the champagne! You have the right to be proud of all of your efforts. But if you want to sell more than 100...