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Top 3 Marketing Questions Most Authors Have

Most of the authors I work with are brand new to the worlds of publishing and book selling (and make no mistake: those are two different worlds). 895 more words

Reputation Building

The Big Beer Conspiracies - If you can't Beat 'um, Buy 'um

Did you guys see that? That jet’s chemtrails totally spelled out my name for a second there. I swear.

Anyways, by now you’ve heard (and are sick of) the news. 1,397 more words

Beer

Dealing with Bookstores 101 - Pt. 2

Publicity Tip #61

Whether you’re self-published or with a small traditional publisher, your book is likely not being stocked in the local bookstore. Why? With limited shelf space many bookstores only carry books from the… 881 more words

Publicity

How will my book get on store shelves?

This is one of the most common questions I receive from authors. Before I answer, I want to bring up another common question: Why should I buy copies of my book? 620 more words

Reputation Building

What ARE These Things?

Wow, I’m getting this Whatever Wednesday series down!

Everyone knows how I love to use everyday items in unusual ways.  When I found these at the local thrift store where I volunteer … well, I wondered “What the heck are these things”? 369 more words

Projects

Three-Quarters Resolved

I made resolutions–ten for a Top Ten, some of which are more important than others–and we’re now more than halfway through the year, so I’m doing an update. 312 more words

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