Not all authors relish being on video. And although it is definitely a powerful way to market yourself, your business, and your books, there are alternatives that can be just as powerful. One of them is streaming audio – audio-only files that people can listen to online.
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If you are a new author contemplating launching your first website or an established author who wants to update their website to make it more effective, I recommend you pay attention to these essential elements of author website design.
Not everything in the online marketing world costs money. You can actually get a fairly good start with online marketing with minimal investment. The basic expenses will be hosting and domain, which you can get for less than $100 per year. There are some email marketing services, such as MailChimp, that start out free and then cost a minimal amount once you’ve grown your list. But there are also no-cost marketing tools that will always remain free and should form the backbone of your online marketing efforts.
In July 2019, I hosted a reverse blog tour on the Public Speaking Super Powers blog. Here is a summery of the results and lessons learned.
I first heard about this idea for a reverse blog tour in a book marketing webinar. An author of a zombie book gathered a bunch of fellow zombie authors and hosted “Zombiepalooza.” I thought it was a brilliant idea, and since I had a book title I wanted to increase […]
Do you consider yourself a writer? Then don’t read this article! As a business owner, you’re called on to manage a variety of tasks. Due to the importance of content, one of those tasks is writing. You have content to create. This can be a scary and potentially overwhelming concept […]
Email marketing is an important part of any small or solo-entrepreneur’s business. In this post, Kevin Layton shares five things that you should avoid in the emails you send out to your subscribers. 5 Email Marketing Missteps Every Online Marketer MUST Know By Kevin Layton Email is by far one […]
Carma’s Commentary: Ken Courtright’s article on website growth (or increasing traffic) discusses modeling in reference to websites, but the same concept applies to businesses. In fact, he uses two brick-and-mortar businesses in his example. If you are starting a new business, or reinvigorating one that as lost its luster, the […]
I often use Klout.com to schedule tweets and facebook posts because I like the interface than the ease with which it shortens URLs. But as I logged on this morning this caught my eye: As I looked at the topics Klout considers me an expert on, I thought, “How do […]