book authors

How to Cultivate a Celebrity Author Image

Would you like to create a celebrity author image? Here are 7 ways you can cultivate your celebrity image as a book author: Get a Photo — Whenever you’re speaking on the same bill with a well-known politician, media personality, or other household name, hail any photographer in sight and ask if he/she would mind […]

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Book Marketing: The Rules Are Made Up

Too many book authors get stuck on following every rule in the book rather than simply doing the one thing that really matters: Creating relationships. Why are you afraid to actually make a friend? Make lots of friends? If you want to sell more books, create friends. Create fans. Create advocates. But do it because […]

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How to Use a Pen Name

Some authors like to use pen names when writing books, especially fiction. Below is a Q&A email I answered for an author who wanted to use a pen name -€” and had a lot of questions on how to use pen names.

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Upcoming Book Author Conferences (September and October)

Here are a few upcoming book author conferences that you might want to attend: Greenleaf Author Summit, September 25 to 27, in Austin, Texas – Theme: Ideas, influence, and income. The focus will be on what happens after your book is done, how to create communities to support your idea, how to publicize your book, […]

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41 Social Media Hashtags for Book Authors

Quick Book Marketing Tip: #Hashtags Inspired by another blog post, I compiled my own list of 41 hashtags for book authors to use on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, and Pinterest. Hashtags (demarcated by a number sign or pound sign in front of a word, for example, #hashtag) are an easy way for people interested in […]

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Book Marketing Bestsellers

Book Marketing Tips from John Kremer Sign up for the free ebook, Facebook Marketing for Book Authors.

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Book Authors: Memo to Self

Book authors — You should sign this memo to your self and keep it taped to your bathroom mirror, the side of computer monitor, the middle of your TV, on top of your keyboard, or somewhere else you will see it at the start of your work day. And, of course, also spend some time […]

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Ian Rankin: 10 Rules for Writing

Here, according to mystery author Ian Rankin, are ten rules for writing. These are certainly worth paying attention to. 1. Read lots. 2. Write lots. 3. Learn to be self-critical. 4. Learn what crit…

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