The 7 Traits of Highly Successful Authors
Trait #5: Highly successful authors become the Expert.Knowing what sets you apart from the crowed author sky allows you to boast a tad. You are the expert. You’ve done the work, paid your dues, and completed the research. Yes, you are the expert. Now let others know. Allidah Poole Hicks and Bonnie Knuti just published When Crisis Strikes: What to Say, What to Do, How to Help. It’s an excellent book that offers hundreds of ideas on how to reach out and connect with a family member, neighbor, friend of a friend, even a total stranger when you want to express care and concern. The authors have done their homework, done the research, lived through a variety of situations where they had received the outreach of others … in other words; they’ve become the expert in what to say, do, help when it comes to crisis. The have a unique message that is needed by so many—just turn on the news—crisis is everywhere.
When you become the expert, and you let others, including the media and meeting planners know it … your presence in the media will increase; your book sales will soar.