Monthly Archives: June 2013

Reducing the Cost of Book Self-Publishing

A question I often hear from new authors and writers is “What does it cost to write and self publish a book cost?” The answer is that “it varies.” With electronic technology, if you have a computer and know how to … Continue reading

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Building a Successful Nonfiction Author Platform

In addition to having pertinent information or a story to tell that others want to hear about and read as an author, you must “brand” yourself in order to become a known entity. People must know who you are and … Continue reading

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Residual and Passive Income for Authors

Residual and passive income sources are crucial for any author who desires to enhance their revenue generating potential and retire comfortably. I figured out years ago that developing a residual stream of extra money coming in each year is a … Continue reading

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Caution on Using Copyright Free Images

If you do decide to produce your own marketing materials or blogs to promote your books, products, services or company, you should consider using images. As the old adage goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” You need to do this … Continue reading

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Writing Tips for Authors

If you must eat an elephant, it is best to do it one bite at a time! What that means is that, rather than tackling an entire writing project and plugging through, create a writing action plan and schedule, and … Continue reading

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Writing Strategies of Successful Authors

How to be a successful author is a difficult question to answer. Each writer has a message that she or he wants to communicate to readers. He or she must find his or her own unique approach to sharing ideas, … Continue reading

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Successful Nonfiction Book Writing and Marketing

Writing is for the most part a solitary activity with you and your computer or notepad sitting alone for hours and days on end.  On the other hand, effective marketing requires you to blend solitary efforts (e.g. sending out news … Continue reading

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Successful Nonfiction Book Writing – Tip #1

An “ah-ha” for me as an author of twenty nonfiction books and thirteen compilation contributions has been that writing must come from the heart if you are going to be successful at it. It is hard work and quite honestly, many … Continue reading

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Make Money from a Blog: Author Strategies for Developing a Residual Income Stream

Many people have visions of generating money easily. Some people succeed through personality, tenacity or sheer luck. Others are successful through hard work and long hours dedicated to the task at hand. Still others succeed by developing and following a … Continue reading

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Florida Writers Association Nonfiction Writers Mini Conference

If you are a non-fiction writer or an aspiring one, and in the Florida area around June 22, plan attend the Florida Writers Association’s one-day Nonfiction Writers mini-conference. Bob Lucas and other experts will be facilitating sessions that can help get your ideas into print … Continue reading

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