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Ads are NOT a Brand and Promotion is NOT Platform---Understanding the Difference

Very often when I write about brand and platform, writers assume I am talking about promotion and marketing (ads) and that is not only a false assumption, it can be a fatal one. 1,804 more words

Kristen Lamb

How to Grow Your Author Blog

Countless people start blogs that just get left abandoned in cyberspace, yet the elements of an excellent blog are pretty simple. If your blog is not doing well, often some small changes can make a… 7 more words

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The Problem with Pen Names

When I first became a writer, one of my favorite activities was dreaming what my pen name would be. I’d even practice signing it so that, you know, I didn’t accidentally scribble… 2,382 more words

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LRP Book Hound Radio Program Highlight Shows: Bobby Rydell, Kristen Lamb, and Matthew Bayan

For many of you who follow my author page on Facebook, this is not new information, but this year my life took a new, exciting direction in the public media eye when Janice Hermsen, of LeRue Press, asked me to co-host with her on the… 775 more words

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Why Your Book Isn't Selling

The writer’s worst nightmare. You researched, you wrote, you finished, and then published your book. You wait for the sales and……….*crickets*. This is something that can happen to any kind of author, traditional or nontraditional. 2,076 more words

Kristen Lamb

How to Grow Your Author Blog

I am a huge fan of writers having a blog, but one of the first arguments I get is, “But I did have a blog and it did  1,782 more words

Kristen Lamb

Faces of Facebook---Is Technology Killing Your Muse?

We live in a brand new age for humans. Technology has fundamentally altered every aspect of our lives and offered writers countless opportunities and advantages. Yet, as the French philosopher Paul Virilio once said, “When you invent the ship, you also invent the shipwreck.” 1,819 more words

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