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Great Info. On Branding!

Have you seen this yet?  Luckily I’ve done most of this right even though I knew NOTHING about it ten years ago when I was first starting out!

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How to be a writer:

“Find your voice, shout it from the rooftops, and keep doing it until the people that are looking for you find you.”              — Dan Harmon                                         

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Bloggers: STOP marketing for others for FREE!

I was just approached by one of those new “influencing agencies” who expect bloggers to sell products for them by giving them a “gift basket.” To which I responded: “Nice Try!” Here is my full response about what is happening … Continue reading

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A unique way to get some great writing publicity!

I had an interesting and fun experience yesterday! I appeared on the Huff Post Third Metric explaining how getting fired for the first time in my life ten years ago, showed me the amazing value of listening to my own … Continue reading

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Are you sharing at the right times?

Here are the BEST times to be using social media:

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Gift ideas for Writers: It’s the Midlife Madness sale!

Loyal readers, please listen-up! Whenever I publish a new book, I am asked to order a certain number of paper copies from my printer.  These books I store in my living room, but I would much rather get them out … Continue reading

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Two important articles about the future of writing

The New York Times ran two important articles yesterday which ALL writers need to read: The Slow Death of the American Author by Scott Turow, and, on the future of writing for the Internet: Sponsors Now Pay for Online Articles, … Continue reading

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