If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll notice that I write about a lot of different topics, including
March was all about helping yourself to stand out and making connections. If you’re just starting out, you can still market yourself, even without an obvious track record. The question is: how do you start from scratch? Part of marketing is networking. Even though many of us who are creatives are introverts, we still have to network.
At this point, it may feel like you have to be a magician to conjure your aspiration into existence before anyone recognizes that you ARE who you want to be.
Do you know the best way to stand out from the crowd? Be yourself. That may seem easier than done.
As an indie, you’re making a lot of connections with fellow indies, freelancers, bloggers, and readers. What should you have ready when you meet a potential collaborator or reader? online or IRL. How on earth are you going to keep track of everyone?
With so many books out there on marketing advice, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. Here are three
Work In Progress What am I working on now? Finishing up a Tips post on “Indie-be-ready to network” Online self-study
It’s about helping bring people together. It’s about human connection and community.
One of the last tips in my previous post, 10 Tips for Launching Your Book, was to come with a book production budget. How do you do that? Easy. A book production budget is an estimate of what it will cost to get your book published. It includes everything from the cover design, to editing, formatting, marketing, and maybe even research materials. (I’ll explain in a little bit).
Congratulations! You’re getting ready to publish your book. You’ve been so busy getting it ready, and you’ve realized you’re not sure what to do for your launch. You want it to be spectacular so that you SELL books. I’ve got 10 tips to help you do just that .