Social Media Tips & Blog

Grow Your Nonfiction Author Business in November

Set a goal to do three things every day this month to grow your author business. I’ve posted a blog each month this year with ideas to do this. (Links below.)

  1. Review the posts
  2. Write a list of things you can do
  3. Pick three each day to implement

What three things are you going to do today to grow your author business?

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Wrapping Up Your Interview

?At the end of your interview, there are a couple final questions you’ll often be asked:

Grow Your Nonfiction Author Business in October

social media iconsWhat will you do this month to grow your author business?

Here’s an idea: Create some tweets and social media posts, including creating some visuals, and schedule them to publish this month.

Not sure what to create for visuals? Have a look at some examples we’ve done for clients.

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Handling Negative Comments in an Interview

Another in a series of interview tips for authors.

Not all listeners will share your point of view. Some interviewers feel it’s their job to present the opposite point of view. Expect and be prepared for this. Don’t become defensive or argumentative.

Be prepared with an answer that shares why you have your point of view. You may have chosen a counter-intuitive viewpoint intentionally. It certainly may capture the attention of the audience and invite more attention to yourself–and isn’t that what you want?

The Series

January: Interview Tips for Nonfiction Authors
February: Are You Prepared for Your Interview?
March: What is Your Interview Message?
April: Practice Your Interview
May: Your Interview Environment
Your Interview Voice
July: Dos and Don’ts in an Interview
August: Best Practices When You Are Interviewed
September: Handling Negative Comments in an Interview
October: Wrapping Up Your Interview

Grow Your Nonfiction Author Business in September

This month’s tip to grow your author business:

Pitch an article idea to an industry blog or website.

Even better – write a series of articles and pitch a column idea. If your articles don’t get picked up, you can publish them yourself on Medium.com.

Do you write regularly for an industry blog? Share the link in the comments section so I can check it out.

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September
October
November
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