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  • How to Make Money with Kid’s Books (Part 2 – Marketing Your Children’s Book) You wrote and published a children’s book and if you missed Part 1 of the tutorial that shows you how to do that, click here.  Whether you went with traditional publishing or self-published your story, you should feel proud of what you’ve accomplished. But just having a book published isn’t enough to make it sell. ...
  • How to Make Money with Kid’s Books (Part 2 – Marketing Your Children’s Book) You wrote and published a children’s book and if you missed Part 1 of the tutorial that shows you how to do that, click here.  Whether you went with traditional publishing or self-published your story, you should feel proud of what you’ve accomplished. But just having a book published isn’t enough to make it sell. ...
  • How to Make Money with Kid’s Books (Part 1 – Creating and Publishing Your Book) Creating and publishing children’s books can be a rewarding and lucrative career path for any aspiring writer. Children read more often than adults do and since their books are shorter, they can read multiple books in a single afternoon. This demand has created a booming niche that’s grown even more popular thanks to the birth ...
  • Skimping on Keeping in Touch with your Mailing List? Use These Tips… When you’re busy building your online platform, it’s easy to forget about emailing your list. After all, you’ve probably been told to build your list before you do anything else. However, it’s not enough to build a huge list. You want to make sure your subscribers are engaging with you as you’re building your list. This ...
  • Creating a Compelling Opt-in Offer to Grow Your List – Part 2 Note: If you missed Part 1 on crafting your offer, find it here.  You crafted an opt-in gift that’s relevant to your visitors and you’re starting to see a slow trickle of sign ups on your author website. You’re excited and ready to get serious about promoting your opt-in offer. But you’re stuck on where to ...
  • Creating a Compelling Opt-in Offer to Grow Your List – Part 1 Email marketing is a simple and effective way to sell more books and boost your visibility as an author or writer. That’s why it’s so important that you start building a mailing list as soon as you have a website or blog. You can post a simple sign up box on your sidebar so visitors ...
  • Why Story Matters in Non-Fiction Guest post by Rose Gilbert Anderson “The story – from Rapunzel to War and Peace – is one of the basic tools invented by the human mind, for the purpose of gaining understanding. There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories.” author ...
  • The Importance of Connections for Growing Your Writing Business Guest post by Joan Mullally There are many reasons why it is important to make the most of your connections and network when you decide to start your own writing business and to grow it to meet your business goals. Your Social Networks As most people in the modern business world have realized, it is not always a ...
  • How to Come Up With Attention-Getting Book Titles (Part 2) Guest post by Melody Spier. If you remember, last time we talked about what makes a good title. This time, we’ll walk through how to create it. Let’s jump right to it… Step 1 – Make a huge list. You know what your book is about. Start writing down words and phrases that relate to your book ...
  • How to Come Up With Attention-Getting Book Titles (Part 1) Guest post by Melody Spier Coming up with catchy titles seems to be the hardest part for many writers. Yet, nothing is more important than a strong title. The title is the first thing that captures reader attention. If it can ‘hook’ consumers, they keep reading. If not, they move on to the next book. Ask 100 ...