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

National Book Festival 2018 Happens Tomorrow Catch it Live-Streaming

National Book Festival 2018 Happens Tomorrow Catch it Live-Streaming

One of the pre-eminent book festivals of the year takes place in DC tomorrow Sept. 1st. The 18th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival is free & open to the public. This Festival began in 2001 with the former librarian and First Lady Laura Bush. Now, in its 18th year, PBS Books is proud to be a part of it.

There will be an incredible line-up of authors joining hosts RichFahle & JeffreyBrown from PBS Newshour. You can watch PBS books live-streaming on Facebook & pbsbooks.org from the Library of Congress National Book Festival at the Convention Center in Washington, DC. Tune in from 11am-5pm EST as they interview authors from every genre. There’s something for everyone!

The Our host of this great event, Dr. Carla Hayd will bring to you the following list of impressive authors: 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

Heal and Live a More Fulfilling Life with Emily Cohen

Heal and Live a More Fulfilling Life with Emily Cohen

Heal your intergenerational trauma and live a more fulfilling and empowered life!

Emily Cohen, author of From Generation to Generation: Healing Intergenerational Trauma Through Storytelling, is interviewed by Jenn and Melanie. In her book, Emily Wanderer Cohen connects the dots between her behaviors and choices and her mother’s Holocaust experiences. In a series of vivid, emotional—and sometimes gut-wrenching—stories, she illustrates how the Holocaust continues to have an impact on current and future generations. Plus, the prompts at the end of each chapter enable you to explore your own intergenerational trauma and begin your healing journey. Read more

How to Transform your Business using Linkedin | Michael Devellano

How to Transform your Business using Linkedin | Michael Devellano

Jenn Foster and Melanie Johnson speak with Michael Devellano about his blueprint for startups, small and medium businesses to grow through the automation of marketing, sales, and customer support.

Michael Devellano is the author of Automate and Grow where he gives a blueprint to automate marketing, sales and customer support that work for any type or size of business. He is an expert in taking Linkedin and transforming it into a powerful tool for your business.

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Writing Prompts for Students

Writing Prompts for Students

Kids have the chance to learn new lessons, set new goals, and achieve new levels of success as they head back to school. The upcoming year is full of possibility and the potential for kids to do and be anything.  This is also an opportunity to inspire them, learn about their interests, and get behind their goals. See what your children are excited about by sharing these questions with your children.  There is information geared towards writing with and about your family and for you personally at the bottom as well. Read more

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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Book Writing Retreat Coming Soon

Book Writing Retreat Coming Soon
Get your book written in 3 days while enjoying a serene atmosphere to enhance your creativity. Let us take care of the cooking, cleaning, and dishes to leave your mind free to create a bestseller with your own personal guide to writing and publishing. If you missed our last retreat, don’t worry.  We have another one coming soon.
Join Elite Online Publishing’s very own Jenn Foster, #1 bestseller, expert publisher and marketer as she walks you through each step of becoming a bestselling author. You will have an extraordinary experience and vacation while fulfilling your dreams and goals of becoming a bestselling author.
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Live Your Adventure – 8 Steps to a Happy Life with Warner Roberts

Live Your Adventure – 8 Steps to a Happy Life with Warner Roberts

Melanie Johnson and Jenn Foster interview Warner Roberts, Bestselling author.

In her new book, Life is an Adventure – Eight Steps to a Happy Life – what I learned walking (modeling) talking (talk show host) and managing (marriage, motherhood, and miracles) – Warner outlines what she has learned from her life’s journey which started with a “Miracle Adventure” when she was 12 years old.  These steps have led her to a successful life, and she defines “successful” as how happy you are every day.

Warner lives in Houston with her husband, Bob W. Roberts, son Cliff Lee and his wife, Angie and twin sons Lee and Cliff; son Bob Jr. and his wife Kristin and sons Bob III, Ryan and John Luke live in Austin. Read more