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What Holds you Back from your Book’s Success? 7 Solutions

What Holds you Back from your Book’s Success? 7 Solutions

How is it going with your dream to be published, popular and paid well? I remember the 1980’s, I taught college writing and speedreading and was sick of the bureaucracy. So many rules. One office staff member of one college called me “The Xerox Abuser.” Another gave me bad high-traffic times for my courses when […]

A New Model for Becoming a Successful Writer in the Digital Age

A New Model for Becoming a Successful Writer in the Digital Age

Now is the best time ever to be a writer, and what follows is a new model for what it will take for you to build a successful writing career in the digital age. Every part of the model is essential. You need to use the whole model to succeed. Passion Writing begins with a […]

How Long Should Your eBook Be? 4 Answers

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I get this question often as a book coach, so I decided to let you know my 2 cents. There’s no hard and fast rule on what length an ebook should be, but from my years as a book coach online, I know these ideas will help you decide. Decide Which Number is Best for […]

7 Ways Metaphor Magic Makes your Writing Sell

7 Ways Metaphor Magic Makes your Writing Sell

Surprise your target audience. Give them chocolate frosting! Use metaphors in your book, blog, promo, and website. One kind of writing coaching I offer is to create your promotional and web copy such as benefit statements and sales letters with metaphors. Your readers want to make that creative leap to your answers. Here’s 7 Ways… […]

Writing Your Book - 5 Tips to Get Started

Writing Your Book – 5 Tips to Get Started

Knowing your book’s big picture not only gives focus to your book, but is the foundation that helps you guarantee its financial success. The biggest mistake even professionals make, is that they don’t write their book for only one primary audience. They don’t know their non-fiction book’s benefits before they write. When authors know these […]

What Myths Hold You Back from Writing Your Book?

What Myths Hold You Back from Writing Your Book?

You are a professional. You want to make a difference in people’s live, and give your audience solutions to their concerns. You want to attract new clients, brand yourself or business or be known as the “go to” person for useful information in your field. You resist! You have doubts. It takes too long. You […]

Write a Profitable eBook by Knowing Your Best Audience

Write a Profitable eBook by Knowing Your Best Audience

Do you know the best audience for your book? This is an important skills set to learn to make your book a financial success. If you want happy readers of your book, you need to focus on their needs and desires. Know your best audience BEFORE you write or publish your book. Here’s 5 audiences […]

How to Write a Best Selling Book Title

How to Write a Best Selling Book Title

If you want to know how to write your book’s best book title, you need to brainstorm with your peers by sending a survey with 10 sample titles specific to your target audience. Have them vote from 1-10 (10 being best). They might also suggest new or revised titles to use. Before you start though, […]

Sell More Books With a Powerful Back Cover

Sell More Books With a Powerful Back Cover

Did you know that your back cover information is, after the front cover, the best way to sell more books? And, that most authors, emerging and experienced, miss this opportunity to engage more potential buyers? Your book’s front cover and sizzling title must impress your buyers in four to eight seconds. If they like it, […]

9 Ways to Turn Your Blog Posts into a Quality eBook

9 Ways to Turn Your Blog Posts into a Quality eBook

Do you want to write an eBook, but find it daunting? Maybe you have other work and you just don’t have the time? But you do have ideas and want to share your amazing information with your audience. The idea of re-purposing content is not new. If you make sure to organize your blog posts […]

How to Write eBook Chapters that Transform Readers into Clients

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It’s good to have passion for your ebook’s topic. And, you also need to think about your audience and what they want from your book in any given chapter. How time do they want to spend on learning from you. How to Write to Please Your Audience 1. Think a short book first. Write only […]

How to Write a Great Book Introduction in 5 Steps

How to Write a Great Book Introduction in 5 Steps

Why write an introduction? Nobody reads it anyhow. And do you know why? Authors get windy and “I” centered in their long introductions. They think their readers will love their journey. Maybe, but maybe boring. Instead, your buyers want to know what you can do for them. Your introduction is the 3rd “Essential Hot Selling […]

Write That eBook Inside You - Avoid These Mistakes

Write That eBook Inside You – Avoid These Mistakes

Did you know that you already have an ebook inside you? And you can earn thousands of dollars each month? Even if you are a low-techie like me, you can write your ebook to solve your readers’ problems or give them information they really want. You can get information to go into your ebook from […]

How to Get More Book Sales by Adding Value in Each Chapter

How to Get More Book Sales by Adding Value in Each Chapter

Do you want your chapters to engage your readers, so they’ll finish and recommend your book? Here, you can see how one client revived her yoga book chapters with specific examples and short tips. She infused her writing with entertainment, polish, and easy-to-read language. When your chapters engage and don’t bore, your readers will gladly […]

Hook Your Reader by Writing Every Book Chapter with the Three E’s

Hook Your Reader by Writing Every Book Chapter with the Three E’s

Write your book for the one who buys your book-your reader. That’s who decides whether it sells or not. Rather than lecture or tell from your research, think what does my reader want now? How can I use the Three E’s - engaging, enjoyable and easy to motivate my reader from the first paragraph to […]

11 Common Author Mistakes and How to Solve Them

11 Common Author Mistakes and How to Solve Them

Writing a book to add more credibility, visibility, and residual income to your business and services? Are you an emerging author new to book writing, self publishing, and marketing? Are you aware of many of the common mistakes new non-fiction authors make that hold back the success of their book project? 1. Emerging authors don’t […]

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