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.
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.
For authorpreneurs, constant innovation in such a cutthroat environment is crucial to remain competitive. It’s for this reason that you need to build your brand, which entails plenty of work such as audience research and some aggressive marketing. Social video marketing is one way to stay ahead.
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.
Most authors, speakers, coaches, and Authorneers work out of a home office. This can make it challenging to separate work from the rest of your life, especially during this pandemic when kids and spouses, who would normally be at school or work, are at home. There’s no natural boundary between your workday and the rest of your life. In this guest post, Jackie Gaines shows you how to build and maintain greater balance so work doesn’t take over everything else.
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.