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

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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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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Increase Positivity and Joy to Alleviate Pain with Angel Marie Monachelli

Increase Positivity and Joy to Alleviate Pain with Angel Marie Monachelli

Angel Marie Monachelli is the Founder of the Shine On! Movement™.  A National Best-Selling Author, a highly sought-after speaker, empowerment expert, and social influencer, Angel teaches how to have more creatively, boost productivity, and empower’s you to new levels of self-esteem. Angel became a business owner when she opened a center to help people live healthier lives. After years of consulting and running the center, Angel became overcome by stress. At a routine doctor’s visit, she was told, “You are on the verge of a heart attack; this stress will kill you.” Angel soon realized that many others were also suffering from anxiety, stress and wanting to have more fun in their lives.

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Restore Your Health & Rebuild Your Body Without Drugs or Surgery | JR Burgess

Restore Your Health & Rebuild Your Body Without Drugs or Surgery | JR Burgess

J.R. Burgess joined the Rejuv Medical Team in September of 2009 to assist with the development of the Weight Loss and Performance Center. Born and raised in Keewatin, Minnesota, J.R. started his career in the medical fitness industry after his successful career as an athlete led him to a passion for personal training. He helps get people started on their journey toward a healthier lifestyle. He finds what program and time frame would be best for each patient.

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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