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Seven Ways to Market a Self-Published Book

Seven Ways to Market a Self-Published Book

When you self-publish a book, you’re responsible for 100% of the book’s marketing. If you want to make sales, you have to get the word out there. Here are seven different ways you can market your book.

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5 Real Reasons Why You Aren’t Making More Money as a VA

5 Real Reasons Why You Aren’t Making More Money as a VA

I see it all the time… VAs barely making enough money and ultimately deciding to throw in the towel because it’s not worth it. Sure, the business is fun, the hours are flexible, but when it comes to making ‘real’ money, they haven’t seem to crack the code on that part. And what do I mean by ‘real’ money? Well, it depends on who you ask because we all have different ‘why’s’. I love my business because it affords me the opportunity to do all the things I want to do, like attending every single one of my son’s marching band competition without having to ask a boss for time off, or traveling to fun and exotic places (I’m going to Kenya next month with husband and son). But let’s face it, I can’t travel, donate money, or have my nice car without making money. It’s either run a successful business or go back to a JOB. yuck.

So let’s dive right in and figure out how we can make YOU more money.

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Fiverr Overview: A Highly Versatile Microservice Site

Fiverr Overview: A Highly Versatile Microservice Site

The idea is simple, but the ramifications are huge. There are all kinds of services you can contract on Fiverr that can make your life a whole lot easier. Here are just some of the many things you could use Fiverr for. Fodder for Publicity Stunts Want

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Five Common Time Management Leaks and Mistakes

Five Common Time Management Leaks and Mistakes

Being a good time manager is often not about learning how to manage your time well; instead it’s about making sure you don’t make time management mistakes that cause stress and inefficiency in your life. These are five of the most common time management mistakes that people make, along with how to avoid them.

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How to Stay True to Your Audience and Grow Your Business

How to Stay True to Your Audience and Grow Your Business

Your audience is your second most valuable group of connections. Your customers are obviously the most valuable asset to your business; however, your customers are part of your audience as well.

As your business grows and changes, it can be difficult to stay true to the people who have been with you from the beginning. I know it’s easy to get sidetracked from your original message when things are coming at you every week – technology, social media, keeping up with your industry. Yet if you stay true to your audience, your business can expand in unbelievable and profitable ways. It’s about keeping your old friends and making new ones too. You can be innovative, add new products and services, and still meet the needs of your audience. Here’s how:

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Email Opt-Ins – The First Step of Any Good Sales Funnel

Email Opt-Ins – The First Step of Any Good Sales Funnel

The first step of any good sales funnel begins with collecting email opt-ins. Every serious internet marketer knows that “the money is in the list.” Building your list is one of the most important things in your company – more important than SEO, than buying traffic or

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How to Get More from Your WordPress Blog

How to Get More from Your WordPress Blog

You probably already know that WordPress is one of the most useful blogging platforms available. You can accomplish just about anything with a plug-in or a widget. It’s infinitely customizable and able to adapt to anything – eCommerce site or personal diary, whatever your heart desires. However,

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How to Publish a Book on Kindle

How to Publish a Book on Kindle

Amazon started out as a book seller. And at the time no one believed that it would survive. Today, you can buy just about anything on Amazon. Beyond that, you can publish and sell your books there too. As a business owner, if you have already written

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True Freedom: Make Your Summer Business Plan of Attack Your Year-Round Approach

True Freedom: Make Your Summer Business Plan of Attack Your Year-Round Approach

Over the last little while, I’ve shared a few tips on getting more done with less time and obviously, our focus has been on keeping things together through the many wonderful distractions of summer. But keep in mind, the approaches we’ve discussed can certainly apply all year

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How to Walk the Line – Are You Too Transparent and Authentic?

How to Walk the Line – Are You Too Transparent and Authentic?

You’ve heard the advice for the past several years. Business experts around the globe continue to tell owners to be authentic and transparent. Don’t hide anything and be yourself. While this is great advice and a sure-fire way to forge connections with your audience, you can be too authentic and transparent. You can share and show too much.

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