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  • Free Guide to Creating Book and Product Covers We’re back with a handy guide to help you create effective book and product covers! This free guide includes: How to create attention-grabbing book titles 16 fill-in-the-blanks book title templates How to create your book covers, with examples you can learn from Increasing your product’s perceived value with cover graphics…and sell for more. Click here to download it (PDF) Read it and ...
  • Your invite is coming…and more video tips A couple of things to update you on before the weekend. We have some great takeaways from our interview with live streaming expert, Monique Johnson. Monique gave some great tips for authors to engage their audience through live video including getting your readers involved as you’re in the process writing your book. You can: Share your progress Give them ...
  • Easy Kindle Publishing Strategies Over the past week, we have shared a ton of marketing tips with you. From affiliate marketing to blogging, all the way to growing your list and using social media, we had you covered. And as always, these tips can be used with or without the templates…but why make things harder than they have to be? For ...
  • Smart Strategies – Ever Wanted to Sell from a webinar? Here’s a new marketing topic for you today…and of course, we’ve got some templates to make it easier to implement these strategies. And again, whether you use our templates or not, these strategies will get you places. Today’s topic is selling products from a webinar. Webinars a very popular online marketing strategy for selling high-ticket products. They’re ...
  • Tips to Earn More Affiliate Commissions Whether you sell your own products or not, affiliate marketing should always be a part of your strategy. That’s why we’ve got those tips and a new template package for you today. And as always, these tips can be used with or without the templates…but it’s much easier with them. If you’re not sure what affiliate ...
  • Social Media Made Easy New topic and new template package for you. Whether you pick up the templates or not, we’re sure you’ll find these tips helpful. And hey, we’ve even bumped up the special coupon code, so you can save even more this Black Friday weekend. Today’s topic is filling up your social media with a ton of great ...
  • How to fill your blog with AWESOME! If you’ve ever struggled to fill your blog with fresh content, you’re certainly not alone. You’ve got plenty to do and sometimes blogging gets left by the wayside. But the good news is if you set aside just a bit of time for planning and utilize effective brainstorming tools, your blog can become the incredible resource ...
  • Ron’s Top Tip for 2017 Success 2016 was an amazing year for me and my business. It was a year of personal growth where I improved my craft and gained a lot of confidence. In 2017, I plan to narrow my focus and scale up the programs that have the most potential for my business. My two big takeaways that can be a ...
  • Alice’s Top Tip for 2017 Success Over the past year and a half, I’ve been shaving off projects and getting more focused in my business. It’s the tendency of many online entrepreneurs to dip their feet into many projects because it’s easy to do. The problem is, when you divide your efforts, you minimize your success. Eliminating projects meant that half way through ...
  • Facebook Ads for Writers:
    27 Ideas and Examples
    With nearly 2 billion active monthly users, it’s almost crazy not to tap into the huge audience of Facebook. Sure, you can do it the old-fashioned way and try to build your following organically, or you can make it much easier on yourself by using the Facebook Ad platform to multiply your profits. Facebook advertising makes ...
  • 11 Ideas for Writers Using Facebook Live Okay, as a writer, you might be weary…or let’s face it, possibly deathly afraid…of doing live video. But Facebook Live is an amazing platform to create a connection with your audience and get them to take action. If you’re not sure what you could do with Facebook Live as a writer, here are a few ideas ...
  • Content Shortcuts – How to Use PLR Marketing your books or products in the online world takes a lot of content. Whether it’s content to inform or entertain, it makes the web go ’round. It doesn’t matter if you market through social media, advertising, your blog, email marketing or YouTube…you NEED content. And as a solo entrepreneur, it’s not always easy to keep up. ...
  • Building a Loyal, Buying Audience Last month’s Elite Writer’s Lab case study was with one of our favorite bloggers and super affiliates, Lynn Terry. We talked to her about building a loyal audience who loves to buy…even if you hate selling. Lynn is a lifestyle blogger and offered some very smart advice on: Where you need to put your focus to build ...
  • Download: Top Ten Things to Blog About Worksheet (for Any Niche) If you ever struggle with knowing what to blog about, here’s a handy tips sheet and brainstorming worksheet for you. The best part is it works for any niche and it will have you blogging in no time. Use the worksheet to brainstorm your topics and you’ll have tons of ideas for a long time to come. Click ...
  • Free Download: Tips Worksheet to Get People Promoting You Here’s a little something that will come in handy if you’re interested in starting your own affiliate program or growing your existing one. EVEN if you sell on Amazon, you can take these tips and run your own program. See, that’s the mistake a lot of Kindle and Amazon sellers make. They rely on Amazon to ...
  • How NOT to Make $500 / Hour Wow…we’re beat. What an action-packed week at the Best Sellers Summit. It’s been such a whirlwind of amazing speakers and information, we’re probably going to have to hibernate for the weekend. Now, before we go take a well-deserved break, we wanted to share something Jim Edwards say today. He said: “You can’t make $500 per hour if you’re ...
  • How to Get Top Reviewers to Review Your Book on Amazon Hey, here’s a cool tip from the Best Sellers Summit today. By the way, we have one full day of the summit left and you can still join us. Plus, you’ll have access to all the recordings from previous days. Do note, the price of the basic event ticket went up a little, but we kept the ...
  • Day 2 Best Sellers Summit – Key Takeaways Another great day at Best Sellers Summit. We talked children’s books, books series, a #1 best selling book case study and creating book promos through Facebook. Our heads are filled with so many great ideas too! We hope you’ll be able to join us for Day 3. You can still get a discounted ticket here, but only until ...
  • Top Tips from Smart Online Publishers What a fantastic first day at the Best Sellers Summit. We hope you’ll be able to join us for Day 2. You can still get a discounted ticket here, if you hurry. But the reason we’re writing is to share some of the key takeaways from today. We had four amazing experts, each who shared incredible wisdom. Here are ...
  • Why Every Writer Needs an Online Presence Do you have a website? As a writer your website may be your most important business tools. If you don’t have a website, consider a getting one here’s why: Your Customers Search Online The internet has grown to become a huge reference tools. You use it to find information on products. You also use it to find ...
  • Don’t Just Blog…Monetize! Blogging is a part of most online business strategies, but sometimes we get into the routine of blogging and we forget that this content is the perfect opportunity to earn more income for our businesses. So here’s your reminder to monetize your blog posts. And yes, you can even go back and monetize posts you’ve already ...
  • What You Need to Get Started As a Paid Writer Are you interested in becoming a paid writer? There are a number of opportunities for writers. It’s a lifestyle that offers many freedoms and joys. The good news is that it’s also pretty easy to get started as a paid writer. Here’s what you need: #1 You need a computer. Even if you’re not writing for online clients, ...
  • 5 Lessons Learned After Selling 1.4 Million Books and Ebooks It’s Alice here. Ron is off vacationing in Grenada with his lovely wife…but me, I’m still here toiling away. Sadly, my suntan is slowly fading, but after spending a lot of summer on the road and now that the kids are back at school, it’s great to just dig in and immerse myself in some ...
  • Free Download to Publish Content Faster A little while ago, we shared some tips with you on how to get better results with your content, but there’s always one thing that makes that process cumbersome. Yeah…CREATING the content. One of the easiest ways to get content done quickly is with PLR or private label rights content. You purchase a license to use content ...
  • Link to the Free Checklist As you know, over the past few days we’ve been talking a lot about content. We gave you tips on how to: • Turn free content into loyal customers • Think outside of the box when it comes to content types • Keep and grab attention with your content…and get your audience to take action on your offers If ...