Authors: Lessons from Public Speaking Coaches

If you are an author, it’s time to realize you need to think beyond the book. Even before you’ve published, you should be building an audience through your website, email marketing and social media. This way when the books are ready, (either paperback, hard cover or ebook) you have a captive audience and are ready for speaking events and readings. Over at Broadcast Louder, my educational webinar series for entrepreneurs and creatives, I have been fortunate to book a few of the top public speaking coaches. I am including the links to two of those webinars, so you can gain…

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Getting Ready for the Self-Publishing Book Expo

It’s coming! In just two weeks (Saturday, Nov. 9)  authors, publishers and designers will meet up at the Self-Publishing Book Expo, being held at the Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan! I’m excited to be on a panel with Andy Carpenter and Mallory Rock, talking about book design and answering your many questions about self-publishing. Thinking ahead, I know one of the most asked questions will be, “Where do I begin?” Yes, I understand why so many ask this very question. You’ve spent months if not years crafting your story and now that it’s ready, you’re stuck. Your published book is tied…

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