Monthly Archives: July 2013

Book Marketing Quotation – P.T. Barnum

Many writers do not realize that it does not matter whether they publish with a major publisher or self publish, they are responsible for a large percentage of the marketing effort. If they do not have a sound author platform … Continue reading

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Demonstrating Credibility as an Author Sells Books

One of your goals in establishing credibility is to help brand yourself and your book(s) so that readers will want to buy future books that you write. Through personal branding initiatives, you will become a known entity and ultimately position … Continue reading

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Personal Branding Quotation – Dan Schawbel

Successful authors take the time to build a following through personal exposure using social media, public appearances, volunteering at events, sending out news releases, publishing articles and through numerous other strategies. Dan Schawbel summed up the importance of personal branding … Continue reading

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Personal Branding Crucial for Author Success

The key to effectively developing name recognition, selling more books, and branding yourself, as noted authors have done, is to develop a marketing plan and stick with it. By getting people to recognize your products and associate them with your … Continue reading

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Quotation On Writing – Toni Morrison

Many people say, “One day, I’m going to write a book.” Most never fulfill that goal of writing either a fiction or nonfiction book. We all have jobs, family, and other life responsibilities. There will never be enough time to … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association Fall Conference

The Florida Writers and Publishers Association’s annual Ed-U-Conference at the Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center in Daytona Beach, Florida is fast approaching. Early registration ends July 31 and hotel discounts for the conference end on August 30. This year, … Continue reading

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Book Idea Sources for Authors

Many authors struggle with where to get topics or ideas for their book(s). In reality, life often provides a plethora of them if you just open your eyes and mind and look around you. As a nonfiction writer you have … Continue reading

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Strategies for Becoming a Successful Nonfiction Author

Becoming a successful nonfiction author takes more than being a subject matter expert, effectively researching and writing about your topic. Before you even put pen to paper, you should give some consideration to what your goal will be in publishing … Continue reading

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Tips for Nonfiction Writers

Every nonfiction author has his or her own style and approach to writing. It does not really matter how you write as long as you DO write on a regular basis. By regular, I suggest daily. Someone asked me not … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Quote – Inspiration to Overcome Writer’s Block

When you are experiencing writer’s block or doubt your abilities as a writer: “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other.” Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States

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