Writing a Book Can Increase Your Bottom Line

Writing a Book Can Increase Your Bottom Line

You may struggle in attracting new and or loyal customers as a small business owner.  This can be a challenge, especially in the beginning.  Of the many ways to market your business and products or services, there is one that will also assist you in achieving a connection with your community by sharing your thoughts and experiences with them in your very own book.

It doesn’t have to be a 400-page novel about your business. It need only be relevant enough to engage your intended readers. It can be a self-help on entrepreneurship or a memoir about your journey to where you are today. Either, can build trust and encourage more authentic connections with your audience.  Here’s a quick version of everything you need to know. Read more

Createspace moving to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP)

Createspace moving to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP)
Amazon has just announced that Createspace Books will now be moving to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). A new notice has been posted to Createspace user dashboards informing us that Createspace is merging into KDP Print. Amazon has also launched a new page in the KDP help pages that explains how this merger will affect authors, and how they can move their titles from Createspace to KDP Print.  This transition needs to be implemented in the next few weeks or it will automatically merge in 60 days.

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How Do You Start Getting Speaking Gigs?

How Do You Start Getting Speaking Gigs?

One of the best ways to build an author platform is by speaking about your book. By sharing your expertise in this way you will come into direct contact with potential book buyers, tap into existing readership, build your email list, and ultimately increase your income.

However, you need a plan for finding these speaking gigs. We are going to explain where you can find them and what to do if you don’t have a ton of speaking experience or expertise in a particular niche.

Speaking doesn’t have to mean a two-hour workshop or TED Talk; they can be as simple as presentations at libraries, talks at fundraisers, and even webinars. You won’t always get paid, but coupled with selling copies of your book (which we’ve done), these types of engagements are a great opportunity to increase your visibility and to build a network of fans and contacts.

There are a number of strategies one can use to successfully get on the speaking radar and help promote a newly published book, beginning with your local community. These three strategies can help you land more speaking engagements. Read more

Speaking Benefits Your Bottom Line

Speaking Benefits Your Bottom Line

As suggested in the best selling book by Jenn Foster and Everette O’Keefe, “One of the most effective ways to make money with your book is to leverage your book for speaking engagements. You can do this in several different ways.” Read more

Podcasts Increase Your Bottom Line

Podcasts Increase Your Bottom Line

Quite possibly the smartest thing you can do as an author, publisher or expert is to build a platform of raving fans.

Fortunately, one of the best and easiest ways to attract new buyers, clients and fans to you is through a podcast.   

Good news… Elite Online Publishing can create and help you start your own podcast and keep it going every week.

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Turn Facebook into Your ATM with Sally Hendrick

Turn Facebook into Your ATM with Sally Hendrick

With 25 years as an actuarial statistician, Sally has been turning statistics into stories for Fortune 100 and 500 companies, like Pepsi, McDonald’s, Dollar General, and Healthcare Corporate of America, to adjust and tweak their programs to be effective. Getting the real meaning across is her forte. People tell her all the time that they finally understand complex concepts. She’s like that great math teacher that helps her students make a breakthrough. That’s why her programs work, and it’s why her clients have stayed with her for decades.

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Clear the Clutter – Organize The Life You Deserve with Julie Coraccio

Clear the Clutter – Organize The Life You Deserve with Julie Coraccio

Julie Coraccio speaks about how to Reawaken Your Brilliance. We all have gifts and talents, but clutter, whether it is physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, energetic, relationships, health, or finances, keeps you stuck. Julie Coraccio supports you to Reawaken Your Brilliance through clearing the clutter and life organization to create the life you deserve and desire!

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How Does Evolution Really Work? Break the Deadlock Between Darwin & Design | Perry Marshall

How Does Evolution Really Work? Break the Deadlock Between Darwin & Design | Perry Marshall

Jenn Foster and Melanie Johnson interview Perry Marshall, author of Evolution 2.0: Breaking the Deadlock Between Darwin and Design is interviewed on the first book ever published that explains in plain English how evolution really works. It’s backed by decades of real-world, peer-reviewed, Nobel Prize-winning discoveries. And it’s endorsed by some of the most eminent scientists in the world from Oxford, UCLA, and the Royal Society of Great Britain.

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Amazon Prime Day is Coming Monday & So Are Our New Elite Planners!

Amazon Prime Day is Coming Monday & So Are Our New Elite Planners!

ElitePrime DayDealThree days and counting till Amazon Prime Day. The 36-hour sale starting Monday, July 16 will feature more than one million deals, and its global reach has been extended to four more countries this year: Australia, Singapore, Netherlands, and Luxembourg join the US, UK, Spain, Mexico, Japan, India, Italy, Germany, France, China, Canada, Belgium and Austria. More than a million products will be discounted, but not all at the same time, and not all for the duration of the event. Some will be available only during certain hours, for example, while others may sell out.

Elite will be launching and offering great discounts on it’s newest items the Elite Planners. Both the regular and the student editions.  Look for your email Monday to get the deal or click here. Read more

Save Time! Schedule Your Social Media!

Save Time! Schedule Your Social Media!

Social media is a powerful channel but can be time-consuming. Here’s how to get more from your marketing efforts.

Social media can attract new fans and customers, generate leads, and drive traffic back to your website. However, it is challenging to constantly be on top of your social media presence.

This post will show you how to use scheduling tools to save time and boost your social media results. Read more