The Most Common Mistakes People Make When Writing and Marketing their Ebooks

The book publishing industry is extremely competitive, so many authors turn to self publishing to market their books to potential readers. However, self publishing can also be a time consuming and expensive endeavor because it requires printing fees, shipping, handling, storage and marketing costs. That’s why it’s a great idea for authors to take a closer look at another option—Ebooks. Most people who write a book and are successful with it are already experts and […]

How to Use Public Domain Content to Write Your Book

So many people think that writing a book is more difficult than it has to be. They think they have to have something original, unique and totally new or their book won’t sell. Well, that’s not entirely true. Sure, you have to say something in your own way, using your own voice; but that doesn’t mean that you have to start from scratch and reinvent the alphabet or the wheel. In fact, many great authors […]

Boost Your Business By Writing (Bay Area Event)

On November 19, 2009, I will be presenting how to Boost your Business and Increase your Profits by Writing (a Book). The Rotary Club of Pacifica is hosting the event, so bring your  business cards for a night of networking. Below are the event details and the phone number to RSVP. Rotary Means Business in Pacifica Presents: An Evening of Business Networking Come Meet Other Coastside Business Professionals and Promote Your Own Business. All Attendees […]

What is an ISBN and why do I need one?

An ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is a book’s identifier, much like a social security number. It’s a 13-digit number which is applicable worldwide and unique to your book. The ISBN system uses a 13-digit number on the copyright/information page, and it also uses a bar code and number on the back cover. But what’s it for? I have a lot of people who ask me that question. Do you really need an ISBN? That […]

Want to be an Amazon.com Bestseller: 3 Tips to get it right…

In my business, I encounter many people who want to go from being an author to being a bestselling author, particularly on Amazon.com. One of the most frequent inquiries I receive is how to become one. Well, there are ways. For starters, you can hire an expert at the rate of $20,000 plus to orchestrate a bestselling campaign for you, or you can do it yourself. The downside of doing it yourself is that most […]

How to Set the Retail Price of your Book

As a new author, you’re going to have to determine how much to charge for your book. What should be your selling price? That’s a question you can’t take too lightly and there are a lot of factors which come into play. You want people to buy your book, so you must price it attractively enough that they believe it’s worth the cost. In addition, if your book is part of your brand, and it […]

10 Tips to Get Free Publicity (Blog with Audio)

My good friend, Sally Shields, and I recently held a teleseminar on Publicity Secrets Revealed: What Every PR Firm Doesn’t Want You to Know About! It was so successful that I want to share those secrets with even more business owners, entrepreneurs and authors, showing them how they, too, can navigate the world of publishing and marketing and get the publicity they need and deserve. If you’ve already written a book, that’s great! But by […]

6 Advantages of Amazon Bestseller Status

As I’ve coached authors, helping them make their book a business, I’ve had a front row seat to their success. A successful book is quite a feat, but I’ve witnessed firsthand how transformational it is when a book reaches bestseller status. The perks are phenomenal! Why should anyone want to be a bestselling author? Here’s a quick list of the benefits: If your book becomes a bestseller: You get bragging rights! And you’ll deserve them! […]

How I Became an Amazon.com Bestseller and How You Can Too!

More information about Amazon.com Bestseller Program, click Amazon Bestseller Homestudy Program CALL-IN DETAILS Host Name: Sally Shields and Alicia Dunams Teleseminar: How to become an Amazon.com Bestseller! DATE & TIME: Tuesday, October 13th at 9:00pm Eastern FORMAT: Simulcast! (Attend via Phone or Webcast — it’s your choice) TO ATTEND THIS EVENT, CLICK THIS LINK NOW… http://instantTeleseminar.com/?eventid=9506163

3 Tips to Become an Amazon.com Bestseller…

As of 9:58 am PST, my client and colleague David Shade became an Amazon.com bestseller. There are many authors, or wanna-be authors, who also want to achieve this status, and I always get inquiries on how one becomes an Amazon.com bestseller. Well, you can pay an expert 20K + to orchestrate the campaign for you (Currently, I charge anywhere from 12 to 15K to coach and strategize all of the intricacies of a bestseller and […]

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