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Page, Profile, or Group?

Written by guest blogger-Rachael Storey Where Facebook is concerned you have 3 different options you can utilize for marketing. You can use your personal profile page, create a business page and/or create groups. There are pros and cons of each, which have been...

Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Written by guest blogger-Rachael Storey You should be able to describe your book in 15 seconds or less. This ensures that you retain the attention of your audience whether they be publisher, fellow author, friend, movie director, or journalist. The elevator pitch of...

Reaping Reviews

Written by Guest Blogger-Rachael Storey I never purchase anything without first looking at the number of reviews a product has and how high it is rated. Regardless of what you are selling, you need reviews. "More than 88% of online shoppers incorporate reviews into...

Be Proud of Your Work

Even if your book is not a best seller, you should still be proud of your work and what you have accomplished. Writing a book is HARD. It is physically, emotionally, and spiritually straining to write a novel. I imagine that many aspired authors quit before they are...

Be Aware

Written by Guest Blogger-Rachael Storey Part of being successful is being aware. You need to be aware of your competition. You need to be aware of events that pertain to your career so that you have networking opportunities.You need to be aware of any publicity you...

Increasing Followers Through Instagram

Written by Guest Blogger-Rachael Storey Instagram is one of the more popular social media outlets right now. As mentioned in previous blogs people are more likely to stop and read a post or click a link if there is an intriguing picture associated with it. If you have...

It only takes seconds

Written by Guest Blogger-Rachael Storey I recently read the 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins. In this book she discusses how our mind can be our worst enemy. Sometimes instead of taking action, we let our minds take over. Within 5 seconds our bodies and natural instincts...

Reasons for using a marketing firm

It may seem silly to hire a marketing agency but there are many benefits to partnering with a marketing consulting firm like ours. Some of these benefits include: Saves You Time-Because you are not spending all of your time on social media to promote yourself or...

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Yes, you are a writer and yes, you use your words more often than pictures to convey your thoughts and feelings, but the fact is we live in a visual society now. We had to adapt to the flood of information we can now access and did this by shortening our attention...

LinkedIn the Unsung Marketing Hero

LinkedIn started out with a bang and everyone thought it was going to be a monumental marketing tool, which yes, it is or can be. Since its inception, LinkedIn has become more about job searches and marketing yourself to potential employers rather than a source for...

Crafting a Titillating Title

Your book title is the first thing that a person will see when they look at your book. This is why its so important that your title provides enough intrigue and information that someone wants to pick up your book and start reading. "The title of your book is–by...

MailChimp Marketing

Written by Guest Blogger-Rachael Storey MailChimp is one of the most user friendly, e-mail marketing platforms I have come across thus far and its FREE! You can have about 2,000 subscribers and send up to 12,000 e-mails per month on the free plan. Plus they have...

The Perks of Adobe Spark

  I discovered Adobe Spark a few months ago while I was searching for an easy way to create quotes. Spark Post is by far the easiest thing I've found and it's free. The web is getting increasingly visual. Social media especially is focused on visual material....

Outside the Box Marketing

There are the obvious things you should do to promote yourself and your novels: Post on social media, advertise, add your profile and books to websites such as Amazon, BookBub, Barnes and Noble, etc. and use SEO, share your books with your friends, family, and fans...