Free Marketing Course for Authors

I just wanted to let you know that I just finished my first free marketing course for authors. Looking for a marketing course for authors? Are you a new author? Are you having a hard time finding the time to market your book? Does the marketing part of selling your book feel overwhelming?

Introducing a beginners free marketing course for new authors. It spans over 24 days (1 every other day) covering a wide variety of topics including how to create a marketing plan, strategies, goals, social media and more.

I’ve been hearing from a lot of you and you’ve been sharing that you get tired and frustrated with marketing your book. You have shared that you don’t have time to market your book or you just want to write and not worry about marketing.  I believe if you can add 30 minutes into your schedule to market your book that you can increase your sales revenue.

 

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After this marketing course you will be able to start marketing your book successfully online.

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Marketing Services Discounted for a limited time

Hi everyone,

I’m offering discounted marketing services until March 31, 2014 to help fund my coworking space. I’ve been in web development for over 15 years. The last 4 years have been focused on online marketing for authors. I’m an part-time instructor at a local college and I’ve been a marketing coordinator for a spiritual author.

1. We will get you 100 of your target market followers on Twitter for $5 (I will need username and password, you can change it after I’m done) each additional 100 followers is $5.00. Completed after 7 days of payment and username and will work for coworking.fwpassword is sent. Please no x rated content sites.

2. Schedule 30 days of inspiration quotes on your Twitter or Facebook page account for $5. (I will need username and password, you can change it after I’m done) Completed after 7 days after payment and username and password is sent.

3. WordPress website review for $5 – We will review your WordPress blog and give you suggestions on how to increase your Internet reach. Completed after 7 days after payment. Completed after 7 days after payment and username and password is sent. Please no x rated content sites.

4. We will answer 4 questions about book marketing for $5.

5. Book marketing coaching for $150 – 4 – 30 minutes phone or Skype sessions to answer your questions about book marketing.

6. Send a greeting card to someone on your behalf for $5 – Do you hate sending Birthday cards? We will send a real greeting card on your behalf. Completed after 7 days after payment.


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Family coworking office space to launch in Michigan

marketing Mondays for MomsVisionary Meetings is a coworking office space to launch in Michigan, joining the network of coworking spaces across the United States. The collaborative, open work environment will strengthen the entrepreneurial community by connecting like-minded working parents in one place. Websites like Facebook and LinkedIn can keep us in touch over the internet but they offer nothing like meeting others in person. Providing a flexible work environment for working parents, coworking spaces increase freelancer business and create a network of empowered members that otherwise would struggle to find each other.
Working parents can get the space they need to focus on their work while their children are provided for in the coworking office daycare available for members.


What Is Coworking:

According to Wikipedia, coworking is a shared working environment for work at home professionals, independent workers or people who travel for work. Visionary Meetings is a future coworking space in the Oakland County with an on-site childcare services. We need your help to make it happen.  Join our mailing list to get updates on our progress and to get involved.

Visionary Meetings offers a coworking office where parents can find the space they need to work while having affordable onsite daycare for their children. As flexible work environments for working parents, coworking spaces increase freelancer business and create a network of empowered members that otherwise would struggle to find each other.

In order to make Visionary Meetings a reality, the project needs your help. The IndieGoGo campaign is the first step towards bringing this family friendly co-working space to Michigan. Show that working parents are not alone in this and support Visionary Meetings for working parents to create a new coworking community!

 

About The Creator:

Angela Samuels is the owner and future community manager of Visionary Meetings. She has a passion for helping small business owners make connections with other small business owners. Especially women business owners, she knows how hard it to balance work and family life.

Her solution is to open a coworking office called Visionary Meetings with an affordable daycare on site. As a mother of two small children, she knows firsthand the challenge it is to find a reasonable and caring daycare. This is an opportunity to help other parents who need to work virtually while their children are being taken care of. Not only will this be a place for working parents but also a place for telecommuters, professionals and remote workers to escape the coffee house or the house to get work done. Look for more promotions in 2014.

 

To become a supporter, please visit FamilyCoworking.com

Video Marketing for Your Books

video marketingAre you running out of ideas for marketing your book? Have you looked at video marketing? Yes, I know most authors may not be able to afford a professional book trailer, but you do have some low cost options.

Video marketing just might be the hottest trend to date in the marketing field. The time for telling through text marketing copy has passed. Instead, it’s now time for showing and demonstrating through video clips.

If you’re not that familiar with video marketing, there’s absolutely no need for you to worry. The internet provides a lot of resources on how you can make your videos. You can learn about the tools that you need to make videos and the techniques that can make your videos work for marketing purposes. The following are some tips on how you can make video marketing work for your business.

1. Determine the video content.

The content may include text from your book.

2. Write out specific keywords within your niche

Will you be promoting your books? For instance, the videos in your website can be much about what the contents of your book are. Your videos on your site can also be video testimonials from your customers.

3. Look at Fiverr.com for someone to create a video for you. Most of the time they want you to write the text and they insert it into a video format for only $5. Bonus: the second option is using Animato for videos. I recently had someone on Fiverr.com create this Indiegogo campaign video for only $5. I told my friend it’s like a child in a candy store.

4. Determine where to post your videos.

There are a lot of places that you can upload your video, but most people at least upload their video to YouTube.

4. Advertise with Google Adwords for Videos if you posted on YouTube.

Make sure you add the link to your website in the description area.

 

Angela Samuels

P.S. On February 20, 2014, I’ll be starting a Indiegogo campaign to start my own family coworking space in Michigan. Come back and visit again to get more details.

 

Blog Marketing to Increase Book Sales

book marketingThis is a podcast about blog marketing for your book business. Blog marketing is something that all authors should do. They market their blog so that they can increase readers, and make a profit from their book sales. Marketing their blog means to get it out into the universe, so that others that are interested in it can find it, read it and buy your book. If you have a blog you should focus on giving your customer information about your book without directly selling your product. People want to learn and not be sold to.

Your Website is your Hub

Your website is your hub and your social networks are your spokes and gets the message out to people who want.

Marketing your book with a blog is one of the best ways to start your book business because it is so easy to get going. However, that does not mean that it is easy to make money from your blog. Don’t start a blog and expect to see money rolling in immediately. Book blogging is an activity that will take time to build up to a profit level. It’s a good thing to start while you are working on your current book or the next book to let it build to a profitability level. With time and attention, your blog will grow into a successful business.

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Angela Samuels

Happy New Year!

2014I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. I wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year!

In 2013, I got my job teaching at a university, it was a challenge but I enjoyed the learning curve. I’ve made great strives to publish blog articles on a regular basis.

Looking at 2014, I’m looking forward to the next semester where I’m teaching eLearning 2 and Flash. One of my clients will be writing a book in 2014 so hopefully in 2015 I’ll be able to promote it. In the meantime, I’m continuously promoting her current books. My youngest son starts Kindergarten in the fall, how time flies. I’m working on a business plan that is dear to my heart. It’s been the planning stages for two years and I think it’s ready to take it to the next level. I can’t disclose it yet but at the right time you’ll know.

Have you thought about what you want to do in 2014? Make sure your goals are SMART. Specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound. Will you be writing a new book in 2014? Don’t forget to continue your marketing plan for your current books. You need to stay in touch with your readers so when your next book comes out they are ready to buy it.

Sincerely,

Angela Samuels

 

 

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