When I began writing, I spent a lot of time waiting for others to choose me. Something big has shifted in the last ten years. Now you can pick yourself. It’s never been easier to succeed.
Archive for Authors
At the Launch Conference a few months ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with New York Times bestselling author, Lysa TerKeurst and interview her about her concept of “Remarkable Marketing.” What she had to say is applicable to anyone who is trying to get their message heard. According to Lysa, the most important […]
Registration is now open for the Platform Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, February 11–13, 2012. If you want to launch your platform—or take it to the next level—this conference is for you.
Launching anything new is tough. But the challenges are predictable. Here’s how to take them on one at a time and win.
I have used video this year to generate significant results in terms of both email subscriptions and booking requests. Here’s how you can do it too.
Most authors focus on generating royalties from their book sales. In this guest post from Dan Miller he explains why it is better to focus on generating business.
Twitter can be a fantastic tool for promoting your book. Here are nine ways to insure that you get the full benefit of Twitter for your marketing campaign.
In this brief, 12-minute video, I interview jane Friedman, professor of e-media and writing at the University of Cincinnati. She offers her thoughts on the future of book publishing.
In the old world of publishing, authors wrote the books, publishers marketed them. That world is dead. You must take responsibility for your own marketing. Here are four reasons why.
I am really excited about our Caribbean Cruise for Creatives on April 2–7, 2011. We still have a few slots available, and I would love for you to join us. At the bottom of this post, I will tell you how to sign up and get the opportunity to pitch your book to Alice Sullivan, […]
You are invited to participate in the Recreate Cruise 2011 with Randy and Chris Elrod, Pete Wilson, Ken Davis, and me. This is an opportunity to spend a week learning, loving, and laughing.
If you are an author—or want to become one—you need to seriously consider ramping up your speaking career. This is particularly important for non-fiction authors. However, it is important for most fiction authors, too.