If you build it they will not come!

  I enjoyed an interview with Ryan Holiday today.  He talked about the creative process. We all love to create, but the marketing, not so much. Just because "you built it" doesn't mean "they will come." His take is: Making the Work is 50% Marketing the work is 50%--Two separate marathons.  When we choose the … Continue reading If you build it they will not come!

Why?

I recently read an article for authors by Skye Warren, about Marketing...and the latest, newest ways of finding readers. I liked her approach to the subject, but I LOVED her attitude about writers. To sum it up, it's all about the negative voids that author forums and writers can fall in to... It's easy to allow … Continue reading Why?

Facebook Reactions Are Now More Valuable Than Likes

by  Meet Edgar.Com They said at the time that reactions would end up influencing their algorithm – and now, they finally are. As you probably know, Facebook assigns values to the actions users take in the News Feed, and adds up those values to determine how many people should see a post. When reactions were … Continue reading Facebook Reactions Are Now More Valuable Than Likes

“An overnight success is 10 years in the making.” Tom Clancy

Think Long Term. Create A Body Of Work. This is an excerpt from The Successful Author Mindset. Out now in ebook, print, workbook and audiobook formats by Joanna Penn. When we see stories in the media about a particular author who made it big, who seemed to come from nowhere, there are usually years of … Continue reading “An overnight success is 10 years in the making.” Tom Clancy