Authorlife: It Can’t Be About Fame or Money

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. 

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[Newsletter] New Projects, Appearances, Oh My!

For those who want to know what's up! So many exciting things coming your way! Read on!

Snail to Sprint: How to Write Your First Draft in 4 Weeks by Michelle Rene

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.

How to Navigate Book Marketing 101

Book marketing is hard. It's the proverbial elephant in the room many indie and self-published authors dread the most. For this article, we hope to alleviate some of your fears by offering some tips and tricks we've learned in our own endeavors. We hope to help you as well!

3 Moves Entrepreneurs Must Make by Gerald Pilcher

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 […] … Continue reading 3 Moves Entrepreneurs Must Make by Gerald Pilcher

[Marketing 101] The Importance of Investing in People

When you hear the names Harley Davidson, Ed Catmull, J.K Rowling, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg, what do you think of? Do you think of motorcycles? How about Pixar? Harry Potter? Amazon or of course, Facebook? What do all these success stories have in common? Yes, they have overwhelmingly popular brands making thousands of dollars every day. BUT! What is it they all have in common? What gave them the appeal? Did they just wake up and have these massive empires? The answer is an all over resounding, NO!

“Bestseller” Does Not Have To Mean Best Seller

"Bestseller"  That little orange star-bursting banner many authors strive to reach in Amazon's ever growing sea of book titles. What makes this particular status so appealing? Is it an increase in book sales, reviews or maybe just the notoriety? Does it validate us in a way?