The more I consult with literary agents and book publishers, the more I hear them say, “We want authors who can bring a large online audience to support their book sales.” I’ve even heard some say, “We want authors who are list-building machines,” which means building an email list with 10,000, 50,000, or 100,000+ subscribers.
Archives for January 2015
How to Create Magnetic Marketing
Effective marketing should act like a magnet, which means prospects should be drawn to contact you, rather than you having to pursue prospects. Does your phone ring? Do you get a steady source of email inquiries? Or, do find yourself having to ring other people to try and create new business? Magnetic marketing means creating
3 Tips for a Successful New Product Launch
I enjoy bragging on my clients when they reach new levels or surpass specific goals. Recently, one of my non-profit clients, Growing Leaders, set a new record for the amount of product sold through their website store in a one-month period. When we reviewed the reasons for their success, three best practices were identified that
15 Marketing Do’s and Don’ts for 2015
As we enter the New Year, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with resolutions and the desire to improve upon last year’s success or the lack thereof. But, sometimes the hardest part is placing proper focus on the right priorities. With a plethora of choices to market your message, it’s easy to fall into analysis-paralysis. Here’s