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The Value of Guest Blogging to Authors

Many writers and authors create blogs based on their content expertise in order to name and brand recognition and to increase opportunities to sell their products and services. This free marketing vehicle allows you to demonstrate what you do as an … Continue reading

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Sale on Kindle Version of Make Money Writing Books by Robert W. Lucas

From December 28th, 2013 until January 5th, 2014 you can get a discounted electronic copy of Make Money Writing Books: Proven Profit Making Strategies for Authors by Robert W. Lucas at Amazon.com The key to successfully making money as an author and/or self … Continue reading

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E-Book Sales on the Rise Worldwide

There is no doubt that e-books have taken a sound market share away from print publications. The number of books being offered in electronic format has grown around the globe each year in recent years. With the continuing development and … Continue reading

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Using Social Media and the Internet to Market Your Books

Social media and the Internet have become “the” place for authors to sell their nonfiction books and develop their personal brand. With a virtually free environment where you can connect with others to make them aware of your books, products … Continue reading

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Book Marketing is Primarily the Author’s Responsibility

One thing I did not understand when I started writing for major book publishers in 1994 is that the publisher takes care of functions such as getting the ISBN (the coded number that appears on the back of every book), … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) Annual Conference

Authors and self-publishers have a valuable resource in the Florida Authors and Publishers Association (formerly Florida Publishers Association).  FAPA is focused on providing its members and the general public with educational opportunities to learn about the publishing industry, including editing, book design, printing, print-on- demand, … 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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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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How to Market a Book with Social Media

If you are a new author thinking of how you can build a following, market a book and sell more books, you might certainly want to consider the potential impact of social media. By simply establishing accounts on the various social … Continue reading

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