When was the last time you reviewed your bio, back book cover, or description of your keynote speeches? What did it say? If you’re like the average Christian speaker or writer, your marketing text may be working against you. After reviewing the websites for over 100 Christian communicators, I’ve noticed a strange pattern. Most marketing
Authors: Is your book in libraries?www.WorldCat.org offers a free search tool that lets you find all of the libraries where your book is available. This site won’t help you grow your personal sales. But, it’s a good way to see what kind of marketing exposure you’re getting through libraries.Speakers: Find cheap flights faster!www.SideStep.com searches all
After attending ICRS (Christian book convention) in Atlanta this month, I noticed an unhealthy pattern. Too many authors seemed to focus solely on writing books, which for most is a time-consuming, low-paying process. Unless you’re a celebrity, there is little money to made in writing books. Worse, fewer and fewer Americans read books, so the
As a follow-up to my previous post, Don’t Bow Down to Amazon.com, maybe you’re wondering, “What’s the alternative? Isn’t Amazon the best way to sell my books from my website?” No way, and if you haven’t, first read my previous post for the 3 big reasons why. Instead, I encourage you to consider selling books
Do you ever wonder if potential customers will find your website during a Google search or on other search engines? The key method to showing up during a “search” is adding Meta-tag keywords to the coding of your website. When people type-in these keywords during their search, it increases the likelihood that you’ll be found.