We're all going to fail at something, it's our nature. Understanding the importance of allowing ourselves to fail is a step towards success. Some of the greatest minds in history tried and failed. If they could do it, what is truly keeping us from trying?
Failure. We shudder at the sound of it. The risk of it. But the question is, why? Do we truly understand it? Understand its necessity? How vital it is? Join me on the first of a five part series on the concept of failure and why it's more important than you might think.
"One of the best ways to let people know about your book is to not talk about it yourself, but to let readers know about it in other ways, and get them talking."
Sales. We all would love to see consistent sales of our products. They can be books, services such as coaching classes, art, games, etc. The list goes on. As an author, learning to accept that we will suffer times of feast and famine is a part of the art of marketing and writing itself.
We all want to write as many books as possible in our lives, right? The problem is, we seem to get ourselves stuck in the lull of every day life. Laziness, procrastination, work, kids, etc all seem to play against our desires to write another one of our stories we long to tell.
There’s a lot of pressure for small-business owners to be masters of every aspect of their business. This is especially true when you’re first starting out and are often a one-person […] With somewhat limited resources and fear of failing, small-business owners will often push challenging tasks to the back burner. This may work out […] …
Let's say you just finished writing, editing, and getting beta readers to read your latest, greatest book. You've made it the best you can be and are ready to release it to the world. Wait? Where are the readers you hope to find? How are they going to see your book in a vast world of social media, book promotion and saturated Amazon pages? If you're asking these questions, you probably hadn't taken the time to locate what authors and publishers call the "Target Audience."