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June 4th, 2015

Epic Facebook Fail

Facebook is a venue for networking, for keeping up with friends and family, for reaching out and expanding your horizons, and therein lies the danger.
Since my book was released in late 2011, I have had the opportunity and privilege to connect with authors from all over. These folks have expanded my horizons in so many more ways than I could ever have imagined. On a daily basis they teach me, make me laugh and make me think. Read More

February 11th, 2013

Now That You’ve Started Writing Your Book, What Happens If…

You’ve made it past the first hurdle – you’ve started writing! If you’ve been following my posts you  either have your own process or now have tools to apply some sense of organization to the chaos. Either way, the book writing journey must be formulated to fit your work habits. Read More

January 28th, 2013

FAQs on Authoring a Book: Getting Started – Part 2 Continued

We’ve already addressed three of the four basic categories that new authors tend to fall into:  the I have an idea I’d like to share with the world group, typically consisting of business advice – an idea, the I have a story to tell group, often about overcoming adversity, and/or self-help advice and the I want to write a book and give my business, or personal brand, a boost folks. We’ve given these author-types some advice on the best way to get things started. Read More

January 11th, 2013

FAQ’s on Authoring a Book: Getting Started-Part 2

Lately I’ve been fielding a lot of questions from folks who are thinking they’d like to write a book. They typically fall into these four basic categories:  the I have an idea I’d like to share with the world group, the subject here often boils down to business advice – an idea, the I have a story to tell group, the subject is often one depicting how they or a loved one has overcome adversity, and/or self-help advice; Read More

August 29th, 2012

50 Shades of Bad Writing

If Marketing and Promotion can be unpredictable, viral marketing is a total crap shoot. You can have the world’s greatest idea and watch it fizzle and die on the vine, and you can have a goofy notion that takes off and becomes a household word – worldwide. Read More

December 10th, 2008

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Google Begins Adding Magazines to Search Results

Google just announced they are now returning search results that include magazine content within Google Book Search. They have indexed millions of magazines from various publishers and are going to continue to add more. Eventually, we’ll see magazine search results blended with regular organic search results – which means even more information instantly available via a simple search query.