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Independent Authors Earnings – Three Independent Authors Who are Earning $150,000+ Annually.

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    Independent Authors Earnings – Three Independent Authors Who are Earning $150,000+ Annually. Independent Authors Earnings – Three Independent Authors Who are Earning $150,000+ Annually.

    Independent Authors Earnings – Three Independent Authors Who are Earning $150,000+ Annually.

I’ve spent the better part of the last eight years teaching authors about the ins and outs of the English language book publishing industry through my books, sales coaching webinars, and conference workshops. My primary focus has been on educating people about the sales and marketing aspect of this dynamic business. Authors are entrepreneurs. Always have been. Always will be. Well, to clarify, the most profitable authors are; and I’m going to share some of their proven […]

Author Interview: Corbie Mitleid

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    Author Interview: Corbie Mitleid

This week I’ve got an interview with author Corbie Mitleid. After many years of writing for other universes (graphic novel series Elfquest) and appearing in other books as a psychic medium and channel, Mitleid has plumbed her own life experiences to write Clean Out Your Lifecloset. Her new book turns the idea of self-help gurus on its ear by encouraging the reader to write the book with the author.   When did you decide to […]

Two Common Book Marketing Mistakes Authors Make

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    Two Common Book Marketing Mistakes Authors Make

Today’s authors bring a wide range of experience to support their books. Some are business executives with years of marketing and brand advertising behind them, while other authors cringe at the thought of self-promotion. The first of major book marketing mistakes that I frequently see authors make, is forgetting to define and focus on a layered target audience. Reader targeting is an essential piece of any book marketing plan. To overlook it or ignore it […]

Don’t Get Fooled by These 3 Book Marketing Myths

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    Don’t Get Fooled by These 3 Book Marketing Myths

We are surrounded by “myth” – information about book marketing. Social media makes it worse – one person sees one of these myths in a tweet or post, accepts it as truth, and spreads the myth even further. What’s fact and what’s fiction? Let’s look at three of the most common book marketing myths and understand the impact they have on your book’s success in the marketplace.   Myth 1 – You should wait until your book […]

Getting Agreement among Multiple Decision Makers

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    Getting Agreement among Multiple Decision Makers

When you sell a few hundred books to a prospective customer, the decision is usually made quickly, by one or two people. You might close the sale with a handshake and purchase order after a few meetings. But the process changes when you propose the sale of tens (or hundreds) of thousands of your books to corporate buyers. These decisions are scrutinized at higher levels since the results can make or break careers. Typically, large-quantity […]