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Big News: a brand new beginning…

Hello all, I’ve been rather useless on this site lately, but the reasons are valid. I’ve hinted a few times that I have some rather big news, and now is the time to share it to the world. On Monday I will finish up my day job and become a Full Time, Self Employed, Self … Continue reading

Author Marketing: The Perfect Author Promotional Kit

Business Cards, Leaflets, and Bookmarks Oh My! It may seem crazy that authors need such things, but I hope to give you a few tips as to why they play a part in your author marketing. You may feel such items belong in a book launch, but I can assure you they play a part … Continue reading

Author Marketing: How To Create A Killer Author Press Kit

Remember Newspapers? You know, those paper things that came through your letter box each day with news, and comics, and adverts for hair growth products. I know it’s hard to believe, but apparently these things still exist, although like most things they now rely on the Interweb to reach people. So, do Newspapers, in its … Continue reading

Author Marketing: Can Stumbleupon Help Your Author Platform?

If you write they shall come. This, unfortunately, is a load of crap on a stick! Yes content is king, and yes the only true thing that matters is your writing and improving your craft. However, if you put it on a public Blog then you want eyes to see it. If you didn’t, well, … Continue reading

Author Marketing: Guest Blog Your Way To Stardom

Want to have an author platform where thousands of people visit each day? How about becoming one of those respected Bloggers appearing on a variety of sites, get paid to do so, and come away with awards year after year? It’s a tough thing to achieve and doesn’t happen overnight, but I’m here with a … Continue reading

Author Marketing: How To Real World Network

Yeah Twitter might be great, but what about actually speaking to people face to face? Is it so horrible to imagine? Are we so socially awkward the idea of shaking a hand makes our stomach turn? The online world is great, but author marketing still needs some real world networking and that’s exactly what we’ll … Continue reading

Author Marketing: Are Podcasts Dead Or The New Saviour

Is Podcasting dead? Some people would argue it is with the ever-growing video landscape. However, there are still thousands of people Podcasting, and quite a few notable folk who use it as part of their author marketing. In fact, some people can attribute Podcasts to the success of their author platform; so surly the thought … Continue reading

Author Marketing: How To Youtube Your Author Platform

Once upon a time video killed the radio star. Then Youtube came along and killed everything else. You might think that’s the end of the story, but it’s just the beginning, and aspiring authors from all over the globs can use video to help leverage their author platform. Welcome back to The Millionaire Plan: author … Continue reading

Author Marketing: The Hufflepuff Of Social Media

Let’s face it, in terms of Harry Potter, Hufflepuff is the black sheep of the family. They’re not evil, or brave, or intelligent; they’re simply…well, Hufflepuff. It’s there to make up the numbers and I have a similar way of looking at particular Social Media sites. They have a purpose, and for some they will … Continue reading

Author Marketing: How To Conquer Facebook!

800 million people love Facebook, but is it something an aspiring author needs in his or her life? That’s the big question, isn’t it? It’s easy to say yes; to join and have a presence, but then let your account fester away and do absolutely nothing with it. In the past week or so I’ve … Continue reading

Author Marketing: Google Will Search Plus Your World

Will Google+ be a game changer? It may soon become part of every Bloggers life, whether they like it or not. Welcome back to The Millionaire Plan: author marketing for those aspiring to become published. Today’s discussion goes to the webs new boy, Google+, and how it may become a daily part of all of … Continue reading

Author marketing: Are Your Tweets Crap?

Is Twitter a must have tool in your author marketing? Will you fade away into nothingness without it? What would happen if an author platform didn’t have a blue bird in its life? Welcome back to The Millionaire Plan: author marketing for those aspiring to become published. I’m not sure if you’d fade into nothingness … Continue reading

Author Marketing: Blog SEO, Do You Really Need It?

You know SEO is important because it’s in capital letters! Welcome back to The Millionaire Plan: author marketing for those aspiring to become published. Today I shall focus on SEO once again and offer my own insight into the traitorous world of search engine optimisation. In my previous post I had a wonderful interview with … Continue reading

Author Marketing: Blog SEO, Do You Need It?

If a Blog Post is written but never read, does it exist? Welcome back to The Millionaire Plan: author marketing for those aspiring to become published. Today’s focus is SEO, a term I liken to money. It’s something we don’t want to think about, but the fact of the matter is it’s rather important. Today … Continue reading

Author Marketing: 4 Ways To Grab A Guest Blogger

Is Guest Blogging the best way to grow your author platform? I’m not sure about the best, but important? Absolutely! I can testify to this because this week has brought more traffic than any other. I think it’s safe to say that Guest Blogging has been the number one reason for this. There are two … Continue reading

Author Marketing: Is Content Really The King of 2012?

Now I’m sure you’ve heard these words before, but having a Blog is arguably the most important aspect of your Author Platform. It allows you to go into as much or little depth as you like. It brings new people to YOU, allowing your author marketing activities to do what they do best. It also … Continue reading

Author Marketing: 4 Steps To Great Blog Design (part-2)

What makes the perfect Blog? Should it be bright and in your face? Maybe a subtle attempt with high focus on the content? Should you use videos? What about comments and sign in forms and landing pages? My my there’s so much to think about, isn’t there? Well don’t worry because I’m back with another … Continue reading

Author Marketing: 4 Steps To Great Blog Design (part-1)

Here’s a question for you all. What is the first thing you notice when going on a website? Is it the writing? Or is it more likely the logo, layout, colours, and general ambience? Let’s face it we all like to think we don’t judge a book by its cover, but the fact is we … Continue reading

Author Marketing: Create 7 Groups For Your Author Platform

This is where everything begins to get interesting! This is where you start doing! This is where the fun starts! This is where YOU get to shine! Welcome back to The Millionaire Plan: author marketing for those aspiring to become published. So far we’ve set the foundations, and most recently looked at your audience and … Continue reading

Author Marketing: How To Position YOU to YOUR Audience!

Have you ever heard of the saying: ‘You need to take 1 step back to take 2 steps forward?’ I always take refuge in this golden advice as it helps me stop, take a look around, and carefully decide what to do next. It’s easy to get carried away and take giant strides without carefully … Continue reading