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Use Affiliate Advertisements to Make Money from Your Blogs

There are many people who write blogs on the Internet. In addition to giving back by sharing their information and expertise with readers, the smart ones also make money by posting affiliate advertisements (ads) on the blogs. Affiliate ads are a type … Continue reading

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Last Call Eric Hoffer Book Awards – $2000 Grand Prize

Submissions for the Eric Hoffer Awards for Short Prose and Independent Books ends January 21st for books and March 21st for prose. Two grand prizes are awarded annually: one for short prose (i.e. fiction and creative nonfiction) and one for … Continue reading

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2014 PEN Awards Now Soliciting Submissions

Do you have a published book that you feel is an “award winner?” If so, the PEN Literary Awards are now accepting submissions for their 2014 literary awards in multiple genres. The PEN Literary Awards are the most comprehensive in … Continue reading

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Writing Contests, Grants and Awards for Poets and Writers

Writers and authors trying to build their platform, gain exposure and generate revenue from their work(s) continually look for opportunities to participate in writing contests or competitions with their articles and books.  Such events provide a vehicle to have your … Continue reading

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Make More Book Sales and Generate MONEY by Attending the APSS Book Marketing Conference

Most authors dream of becoming rich and famous through the books they write. The piece that creates the biggest challenge for most is that they do not know how or do not put the effort into effectively marketing their books. … Continue reading

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You Can Create Residual Forms of Income as an Author

Authors often struggle to support themselves through book sales alone.  In addition to books, you can also generate residual income by creating complementary products related to your publications. These passive income sources can help generate more awareness about you, your books … Continue reading

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Writing as a Career Choice

Some writers work for newspapers or magazines while others produce books, newsletters articles, advertisements, speeches, screenplays or other similar written materials. Some work part-time or full-time for a company or freelance full-time as writers. Depending on the type of writing that … Continue reading

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Making Money as an Author through Presentations

How many groups do you speak to about your book and its topic once it has been published? Many author believe that once their book is published that the bulk of their work is done. In reality, marketing your book … Continue reading

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Send Press Releases to Promote Your Book

Whether you are a traditionally or self published author who is releasing print, eBook or both formats, you must get the word out before you can sell copies. Many authors look for ways to promote their upcoming or newly released nonfiction … Continue reading

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Effectively Building Personal Brand and Market Recognition as an Author

There are many ways to effectively market and sell your nonfiction books once they are published. One simple strategy that I recommend is to maximize the use of personal contacts, your writing, and technology to gain a foothold and stand out … Continue reading

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