10 Things to Know Before You Write an eBook

My number one question of all time is, “How do I start writing an eBook?” Here are my top 10 recommendations. 1. Don’t buy any software or services. Part of the reason I do what I do is to demonstrate to Authors that they really, really can do this all by themselves. As you’ll see […]

6 eBook Tools That I Can’t Live Without

Part of my job is to try all sort of things that help Authors. Here, I’ll show you six things that I’ve personally tried, and that are really helping me with various things related to online marketing and eBooks. 1) EvernoteĀ is great for; – web-based research, saving web pages – take a pic of a […]

18 Book Promotion Tips

Check out this list of 18 ways to promote your self-published (or traditionally-published) book or ebook. 1. Create a blog. If you still don’t believe in the power of blogs for book marketing, check out this article by Nancy Hendrickson: http://ezinearticles.com/?Why-Authors-Need-to-Blog,-Even-If-No-One-Is-Reading&id=797505. Remember that the blog is not in addition to your website, it IS your […]

Top Marketing Blogs Worth Reading

Ad Age does a daily rank of the world’s 150 top marketing blogs. Here are my faves off that list, and why. The daily list is at: http://adage.com/power150/. I read several of them regularly, although I don’t read any of them daily. My list of favourites – in the order they are found on the […]

I’m speaking at the Editors’ Association of Canada on Sept. 25th

I’ll be speaking with the other two Book Broads on Sept. 25th for the Editor’s Association of Canada (Editors.ca), about Creating and Editing Social Content, from 10am to 4pm at SFU’s Harbour Centre Campus, in downtown Vancouver. George Plumley, the Author of WordPress 24 Hour Trainer will be joining us to talk about WordPress, the […]