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Social Media for Nonfiction Authors – Take a Common Sense Approach

There are billions of blogs and websites on the world wide web. For that reason, your chances of becoming number 1 are about as unlikely as winning the lottery. Still, that does not mean that you should avoid an online … Continue reading

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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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Ideas for Creatively Marketing Your Books

It is not enough to simply publish a book and expect it to sell. Part of your marketing strategy should contain ways to stay in front of your audience by writing articles that tie to the book theme or content. … Continue reading

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Book Marketing Tip with Quote from P.T. Barnum

You can be the best writer and author in the world, but if you do not tell the world about yourself and your works, nobody will ever know it. The reality is that all successful authors regularly promote and share … Continue reading

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Robert (Bob) W. Lucas to Present at St. Augustine, Florida Ancient City Writers Group – January 18, 2014

Internationally known author and training consultant, Bob Lucas, will be facilitating a session on personal branding at the Florida Writers Association Ancient City Writers group meeting on January 18, 2014. The meeting will be held from 10:15-12:00 at the St. Augustine … 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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Independent Bookstores Making a Comeback

There is good news is that smaller book sellers have begun a slow comeback. This provides opportunity for local owners, their community and customers in their areas. Rick Townley recently wrote and article that appears in the Washington Times titled Independent bookstores … 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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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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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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