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Authorpreneurship in 5 Steps

Authorpreneurship in 5 Steps

Author success revolves around being an entrepreneur. My raw definition of an entrepreneur is someone who creates, organizes and operates a business or multiple businesses. He or she takes on financial risks in order to do so and spends uncountable hours in the process. Often, it’s a solo act … with assist/help from others who are engaged along the journey. Yup, that sounds like the path of a successful author.

To take the journey, here’s what’s …

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Successful Authors Embrace the Big Four Publishing DNA

Successful Authors Embrace the Big Four Publishing DNA

Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, there were two types of publishing: the real  publishing route where mega-thousands of books were printed each year; authors were paid moneys upfront called advances; publisher reps happily pitched books that only real authors wrote; all marketing and publicity were handled by the publisher for an author when the book was published and available via real bookstores; and to claimed the moniker of a …

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Embrace 10 ways to make this the best author and publishing word ever!

Embrace 10 ways to make this the best author and publishing word ever!

 10 Ways to Move from So-So Author to Sought Out Author!
What are your author and publishing expectations for this year? Have you thought about them? Have you written them down?

It’s a New Year … and it’s a month that resolutions are created, chewed on, and usually spit out. Either they don’t work. They are rejected. Or it’s easier to do the same thing you’ve always been doing.
How about something different? Such as:

Launching a series and …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 13, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 13, 2018

It’s a writing week for me … my goal: to get my head around creating online courses … something that most authors should be thinking about when it comes to expertise. What can your books teach others that you have control over? That you can process through a step-by-step method with a combo of video, slides, and exercises. Go for it!
How’s your week been?
If you are in Colorado tomorrow … COME! The next AuthorYOU Circles …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 06, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 06, 2018

It’s a writing week for me … my goal: to get my head around creating online courses … something that most authors should be thinking about when it comes to expertise. What can your books teach others that you have control over? That you can process through a step-by-step method with a combo of video, slides, and exercises. Go for it!
How’s your week been?
If you are in Colorado … COME! The next AuthorYOU Circles is …

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Did you miss this year’s Extravaganza? Would you like to take away the highlights on VIDEO

Did you miss this year’s Extravaganza? Would you like to take away the highlights on VIDEO

 

You can … it was the best yet in so many ways … it was the grand finale of the multi-day type of Extravaganza. Yup, the last one. The entire conference was recorded, and you can get CDs or DVDs of any of the presentations. Over 100 attended—above is a quick picture we grabbed before all were gone as the meeting room was cleared.
Learn how to sell 200 or more books in less than two …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 29, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 29, 2018

 

Home for 12 days and immersed in co-cooking with friends, along with a “let’s eat dinner … than paint! Loved the evening with friends that didn’t mean painting walls—nope, out cam small blank canvases and tubes of paint. We dabbed with our imaginations. Started a classical music class with John. Plus, meeting with two new clients and strategizing the Game Plan moving forward.
How’s your week been?
If you are in Colorado … COME! The next AuthorYOU …

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Are You Lost in the Sea of Books? Are You a Mere Sardine in the Sea?

Are You Lost in the Sea of Books? Are You a Mere Sardine in the Sea?

Let’s face it, publishing isn’t for sissies. Nor is book marketing. Yet, too-too many authors think that the world will easily discover their book, and them. If you are one of them, you are in for a big disillusion ride. A big one. It takes work to attract the book buying public.
Yes, there are millions of books out there … is yours contributing to book pollution … or do you have a unique voice, something …

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