This episode is being released on November 1st, when holiday shopping season is upon us. That begs the question: how can you make sure your book makes it into gift bags and stockings this year? Many authors will offer sales on their books on Black… Read More »Black Friday Book Sale Ideas (Beyond a Simple Discount)
Blogger to Author Blog: Nonfiction Writing & Self-Publishing Tips
There’s a reason why self-publishing is so big right now, especially for entrepreneurs and bloggers—a book can give you instant authority and credibility. Your book instantly sets you above other people in your niche who don’t have books. It shows that you’re serious about what… Read More »Become a Thought Leader in Your Niche with a Book
I often get asked about the differences between traditional publishing and self-publishing. In particular, many entrepreneurs and bloggers want to know which direction they should take. They know that there are pros and cons of both traditional publishing and self-publishing, but they’re not sure what… Read More »Traditionally-Published to Self-Published Author with Bonnie Taub-Dix
These days, more and more people are self-publishing books. That means more competition for readers and more noise for you to break through. How do you get your self-published to stand out? By finding what makes your book unique and special. In many ways, your… Read More »Find What Makes Your Book Special
“How do I know if my book is any good?” That’s one of the top five questions I get asked over and over again. It’s a tough question to answer, and my answer is always nuanced and dependent upon that author’s audience and ideal reader.… Read More »How Do I Make My Book Longer?
Many food bloggers (and other fans of food) dream about becoming a cookbook author someday. They flip through cookbooks in the bookstore and fantasize about what it would be like to see their name on the cover and see their food photography on those glossy… Read More »How to Get Brand Sponsors for Your Self-Published Cookbook with Maggie Michalczyk
Bloggers are uniquely suited to become authors. Most bloggers today are actively working to build an audience of engaged followers who will want to buy their book. They don’t have to create an audience of book readers from scratch. They’ve done the hard work of… Read More »Why Every Blogger Should Consider Self-Publishing a Book
As self publishing becomes more and more popular, self-published authors are more and more likely to run into…well, let’s call them haters. They look down on self-published books, and they tell self-published authors that their book is never going to go anywhere. There are even… Read More »Feeling Down About Your Self-Published Book? Don’t!
I know that many of you who listen to the podcast are already authors. You’ve written, published, and launched your books, and you love hearing tips to help you sell more copies of your book now that the momentum of your launch has worn off.… Read More »Get Ready for Holiday Book Sales
As you can tell by the title, “How to Get More Health and Wellness Clients with a Book,” this episode is specifically aimed at those of you who are professionals in the health, wellness, and fitness industry. I’ve spent many years first being passionate… Read More »How to Get More Health and Wellness Clients with a Book