I'm a huge fan of Dan Brown... and not just because I've enjoyed some of his books.
He is, without a doubt, the author with the best branding I've ever seen, as well as being the most innovative at book marketing.
His next book is on its way and like us, he's polling his audience to help him pick his next cover.
Check out how he's doing it, but reading on...
I've had a number of authors recently point out how "non-techie" they are and how they wish someone would explain things in a way they could understand.
By the end of this article you'll never confuse a theme and a plugin again, you'll never have to wonder whether your content should go on a page or a post, and you'll know what your techie friends are talking about when they mention SEO backlinks.
So if all that sounded like greek to you, read on.
Resource: Q&A Webinar Interview
Topic: Book Promo Sites
Stage: Launch and Post Launch
Who: Ricci Wolman is the founder and CEO of Written Word Media, who runs Freebooksy, Bargain Booksy, Red Feather Romance and NewInBooks.
Resource: Business / Mindset Book
Book Title: Habit Stacking: 127 Small Changes to Improve Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness
Author: Steve Scott
As an author, getting your website visitor to take the action you want when they arrive on your website is vital to building your platform. This post covers the 9 different things you need on your landing pages to get them to work.
In case you're thinking, "Great! ... But what's a landing page?" A landing page is simply a page that you aim to get visitors to "land on" when they first come to your website, followed by an action you want them to take. Rather than something like a blog post or your about page, a landing page is designed around getting your visitor to take a specific action, like signing up to your mailing list or buying your book.
To be a full-time author you have to be able to market your books as well as write them. This article gives you 31 book marketing tips from 31 experts to help you market your book and get those sales!
The top tips are from each of the 31 speakers on The Book Marketing Summit.
We all know that if you’re launching a book, you’ll want to put together a launch team to help you out. As Nick Loper said in his article with the details of his latest book launch, he “searched high and low for a detailed launch team ‘how to’ or case study, but didn’t really find one”, so that’s why I’ve created this epic guide.
47 Mind Hacks for Writers is all finished and we'd love your help launching it... Read this post if you'd like to find out how to join the team.
To be able to call yourself a writer there’s only one thing you need to do. Write. Sounds easy right?
To be a pro writer though, you need to write every day. Whether or not you're inspired. Irrespective of whether you "feel like it". Every single day. No exceptions.
Suddenly it doesn't sound quite so easy...
This article covers everything you need to do to turn yourself from a writer (or even a wanna-be-writer) into a pro writer.
To help you with getting your daily writing habit going (and keeping it going), public accountability can be a huge factor.
So I’ve created some graphics you can share on Facebook to let all your friends know what you want to be held accountable for.