Promoting Your Book Before You Start Writing It – A Good Practice Guide

Writing a book can be a hard enough process, but getting it out to your audience can become a nightmare. However, if you start working on promoting your book as soon as you start writing it, and even right before that, it can be a much easier and much more rewarding process. Your writing and your confidence can even benefit …

Write your best book fast

Writing a book might seem like an overwhelming idea and the most complicated thing in the world, but it doesn’t have to be – with an idea to start with and a good system in place, anyone can write a book. Writing and publishing your own book is an enormous accomplishment, a great ego boost and one of the greatest …

Free Pays Off

You have probably heard a lot about offering free content, and how it is a great idea, builds trust and even leads to business. Social media experts recommend the ‘give away valuable content’ strategy and Chris Anderson talks about it in his book Free (funny enough). Well, how much trust could you build by giving away real, tangible books in …

Blah blah blah brag brag brag

I have been trying to inspire and empower people to showcase themselves and promote their great ideas and books, but how much bragging is acceptable and how much is too much? Some people in my network promote themselves all the time and it is getting a bit tedious. I feel like shouting ‘Don’t you realize how you come across?!’ I …

How to Get Noticed in Tough Times

“Hello! Anybody paying any attention?” The papers say times are going to continue to be tough for a while and I’ve already noticed many business owners retrenching and retreating, pulling back, cutting back and holding back. Ironically, though, a downturn is the perfect time to strategise new ways of increasing profitability. Especially if you have client-free time on your hands …