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[…]

How to Build Up Your Relationship Currency

There is a currency in business that has more value than dollars or Bitcoin. It’s relationship currency. As a business owner, marketplace, or ministry leader, you want to increase your relationship currency. Do this first with your team, next with your clients or donors and also with your prospects, people who fit the parameters of[…]

Chicken Marketing

Chick-fil-A’s wildfire success can be attributed to any number of principles: high-quality food, well-treated employees, consistent commitment to excellence. Possibly one of the more unnoticed secrets to their success is the restaurants’ generosity with their free samples. How many times have you walked by a mall store to find a smiling employee holding a tray[…]

Website Trends to Follow

Back in 2015, B2B Content Marketing released their 2015 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends—North America. The company surveyed more than 5,000 marketers in more than 100 different countries. The findings were published to help marketers around the world achieve “best in class” results. The five core strategies below will increase your visibility and generate both trust[…]

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,[…]

Publishing in the New World – Part 2

You’ve made the decision to publish. You have your manuscript and are working to have it artfully and creatively crafted to distribute and sell. Perhaps you’re self-publishing or working with a publisher. Either way, you still need to have a plan, a strategy for getting your book into the hands of the readers you most[…]

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What Makes for a Successful Marketing Campaign?

Recently the board chairman of one of my clients asked me to provide data on how each of the marketing initiatives I had recommended for this particular client was performing. I shared that this was a nearly impossible request. It’s like saying which of your body’s systems are performing the best, so that we can[…]