4 Ways to Prep a Product’s Launch

4 Ways to Prep a Product’s Launch

4 Ways to Prep a Product’s Launch

Recently, I was listening to a podcast and heard one of the hosts talk about a webinar coming up to help writers make their lives more efficient. This sort of thing is not new. In fact, more and more authors are creating products, webinars, and training items than ever before. It is a little concerning to me because I have always heard “those who can, do – and those who can’t, teach how to do”. (this post contains links to things that explain what I am saying-follow the links to get a better understanding) I worry that these authors are

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Health post: Why I am trying harder

Health post: Why I am trying harder

Fitness and health are important at all ages, but this post is mostly about me and what I am doing these days. Hope it encourages you! Wow. I am falling behind on my blog posting. This has been a strange month, to be sure. I have been doing a lot of physical things to improve my health, and that has taken the number one spot for time. Also, I have been cooking more, and eating less. Strange to say that in that way, but it’s true. Cooking more meals but eating less food. I have been eating a lot less

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POSITIVE reinforcement: FIVE TIPS

POSITIVE reinforcement: FIVE TIPS

What would you do if you had a magic tool for injecting positive attitudes and ideas directly into your writing career? Would you use it? I think the idea that if we had a magic button that we could push and all of our negativism would disappear is a rather interesting idea and one that I want to enlarge upon. Let’s pretend that there IS a magic formula. Would you use it? I guess we will see because below are a few tips for doing just that. Go on. Steal this list. You need the positive input anyway, right? FIVE

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Short list for bloggers

Short list for bloggers

A short list of things you can do today to keep your blog posts relevant As a blogger in today’s social media driven environment, I am finding that traffic is fickle at best. Our sites need to be a little more “shouty” and grab attention in a more interesting way in order to compete with the barrage of sites that are getting all the eyes. Most blogs have a sort of “focus”. That’s not my site, however, I say with a chuckle. I try to be inventive and keep things different so readers don’t get bored. I do apologize when

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The Top 5 Marketing Tips for Your Book

The Top 5 Marketing Tips for Your Book

Self-published authors know that the biggest row to hoe ahead of them is marketing their book. The writing is hard, the editing is harder, but the marketing of that book is certainly the hardest of them all when it comes to this self-publishing journey. I know. I have been there. But I also have a few tips for you to maybe give you food for thought. First, some people might just want to know what marketing your book MEANS. In my honest opinion, it’s just telling folks about your book. It’s getting the word out. Secondly, some people want to

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