making money as an author

Robert W. Lucas to Speak at the Orange County Public Library

Internationally-known author of thirty-seven books, Robert W. Lucas, will speak at the Orange County Public Library in downtown Orlando, Florida on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 4pm. The author’s presentation titled Capitalize on Your Writing: Strategies for Recognition and Making Money will provide strategies and tips on personal branding and book marketing. Attendees will learn how to expand their author platform, identify …

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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 and products, and your company. Look at developing supplemental products that complement and support what you have written as a means …

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Two Ways to Sell More Books As An Author

Selling nonfiction books is all about being a known entity or considered a subject matter expert. Getting more people to know or having heard of you increases your chances of selling books. This should be part of your marketing plan to create a personal brand.  Once you identify where you will place your efforts as an author and have developed …

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Two “Secrets” for Writing Success

In my presentation to the Clay County Writers group this week, I shared the following two “secrets” for being a successful author. Maybe these will help inspire or focus your thinking as a writer. 1.  There is no ONE secret to writing success. Every author approaches writing books differently based on his or her situation, commitment level, knowledge and skills. …

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Creating Income from Nonfiction Book Writing

In these unsteady times where an organization that you might be part of is experiencing downsizing, rightsizing or in some cases, capsizing, as a norm, or in a situation where you are dependent on clients or others, wouldn’t it be nice to have a safety net that you control. This is possible for those who create nonfiction books and associated products …

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