What’s the difference between a good idea and a bad idea? As an authorneer, you want to get really good at telling the difference before you put too much energy into a book or other projects. In this post, I’m going to explore some ways to evaluate your ideas.
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I’m always on the lookout for products that will help me do more cool things with my marketing. Sometimes I find things that have a learning curve (like AI-based transcription software) and sometimes I find things that are not only straightforward but spark my creative juices as I being to play with them. Case in point, my new Tripod Stand for Phone or Tablet that just arrived this week.
Successful and high achieving Authorneers know the value of having a plan of action for their books and their business. In honor of International Strategic Thinking Month, I’m going to share some tips about planning for author-based businesses.
There are plenty of creative ways to enhance your affirmation practice. You can post them on sticky notes around your house. You can make them visual with a vision board. Or you can enhance them with magnetism using the Thought Catapulter.
The Thought Catpulter is a relatively new product on the market that I was given a sample to try it and share my experience. Here is what I learned.
Successful authorneers continuously work on growing their list of email subscribers, because they know that they translate into readers and more books sold. There are many ways to grow your list of readers, but one isn’t used as often as it could be: Content locking.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is a process of assessing the contents of your own thoughts and how they might be affecting your mental health, then consciously going through the process of changing those thoughts. Affirmations and gratitude exercises are different ways you can apply CBT to your own life to improve your overall happiness, as well as achieve more specific goals.
Do you walk your talk? Is the image you portray to the world in alignment with who you really are? Does this image work for you? It may not be the way we want things to be, but people do make assumptions about you based on your appearance, attitude, and the words you choose. And these assumptions can affect whether or not they buy your book, or work with you in any other way. Therefore, presenting an authentic image that is appropriate for your brand and true to who you are is very important.