6 Tips For Finding A Built-In Audience For Your Book

Before penning out your first draft, you should have a specific goal that you want to achieve through your writing. It could spread awareness on social issues like the negative impact of drugs, ADD medicine, or abuse of other addictive substances like alcohol and tobacco, etc. Firstly, determine whom you’re writing the message for and how[…]

Want to Reach More People? ADAPT!

I hear it all the time: The newspaper industry is dying. And yet, people’s appetite for news (and commentary that gets labelled news) seems more insatiable than ever. What happened? Newspaper companies simply didn’t adapt fast enough. People are still watching movies—they’re just not renting them from Blockbuster anymore. General Motors still makes cars—but more[…]

Five Non-Negotiable Strategies for Your Eblasts

When you send eblasts out to your contact lists, make sure you have these five essentials… A compelling subject line that catches people’s attention: Here’s a story that may just rock your world. Subject lines containing questions are often hard to resist: What kind of marketer are you?  An opening statement that focuses on how[…]

Want to write a bestselling book? Here’s How…

Seems everyone today wants to write a book. Since we are in the publishing and marketing business, that’s good news for us. However, I see so many people start off with good intentions and along the way get stuck. So here are my comments on how to make it happen. Have a Plan: Good intentions,[…]

Keep Your Audience Wanting More…

There’s a lot of chatter in marketing circles about the importance of building a platform, about using the power of “content marketing” to get people to connect with you. I couldn’t agree more. Many of our clients whose books we develop and publish authored a book precisely to be able to connect with more people,[…]

Press Release Strategies Made Simple

How do you write a press release that actually gets noticed and not ignored or sent “trash” or “junk mail?” Here are some simple strategies to keep in mind. Consider your audience – Are you sending the release to magazine editors, book reviewers, radio program directors, or television producers? Write your press release so that it focuses[…]

What’s the Ideal Format for Your Message?

One of the questions I ask prospective authors is, “Tell me why this message should be a book?” I think it’s a fair question. I don’t know about you, but I’ve read books before where my impression was that they had three chapters of decent content to share and then had 12 more chapters of[…]