Just over a week ago, I attended the FitBloggin’ 2016 conference in Indianapolis, IN. The keynote speaker there was Lisa Delaney, author of the book “Secrets of a Former Fat Girl.” Lisa has been working in publishing for years, so it was probably easier for… Read More »Why I’m Choosing to Self-Publish
Today I want to chat about three things that you can do as you’re writing your book to help you organize your writing project. I know that it can be difficult to stay on track with writing your book, particularly when you have a lot… Read More »3 Tips to Organize Your Writing Projects
Writing a book can be quite overwhelming. It does take some work, and it can take a long time if you’re not working efficiently. One of the best ways to work efficiently is to batch your work, or to do similar tasks all at once.… Read More »How to Use Batching to Write Your Book
I am a huge fan of book pre-orders. Offering pre-orders allowed me to bring in some extra revenue as I was finishing my book. They also helped me to build buzz around my book, too, as my book sales increased. Today I want to walk… Read More »Why You Should Offer Book Pre-Orders
The thought of writing a book can be terrifying when you first start. This is particularly true if you don’t have any idea how to start writing your book or how to organize your ideas. So, I wanted to give you a little behind-the-scenes look into how I’m planning my next book. I hope you’ll find it helpful as you start to put your book together!
One question I get from prospective authors quite often is whether they should publish a digital or physical book. Or, some think that they absolutely should go one way or the other with their book, not fully recognizing the pros and cons of each. Today… Read More »Should You Publish a Digital or Physical Book?
Writing a book can seem like an overwhelming task, particularly when you haven’t started and you have no idea what to expect from the writing process. Exactly how long will it take for you to write the book? How difficult is it to self-publish? Today… Read More »Blog to a Book in 30 Days: How I Did It
Raise your hand if you have a short eBook on your blog that you give away when readers sign up for your email list. My hand is raised, too—I have one on my fitness blog. An eBook can be a very valuable tool when it helps you build a connection and trust with your readers. Today, I’d like you to consider taking that short eBook to the next level by adding material and publishing it as a full-length book.
Here’s why you should upgrade your free eBook:Read More »Why You Should Upgrade Your Free eBook
Your email list is one of the most important assets you have as a blogger, entrepreneur, or business owner. You have a direct line to your subscribers, a line that you can use to build trust with your readers. Because your email list is such a… Read More »How to Use Your Email List to Sell Your Book
Self publishing is relatively new on the scene, which is why many bloggers tend to gravitate toward hoping for a traditional publishing contract. In their eyes, working with a traditional publisher seems more legitimate and prestigious. But, self publishing has a lot of advantages, which… Read More »The Pros and Cons of Self Publishing