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.


marketing course for authors

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

No Risk! 100% Free

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Meeting Space Opening Soon in West Bloomfield

Hello Authors,

I’ve been dreaming of this for years and the time has finally come. We found a new home for Visionary Meetings, shared office and meeting space. I’m so excited to see this come to a reality. We have come a long way. The last couple of months have been very challenging for me including losing my mother. I know that she is very proud of me.

We hope to open either the first or second week of November. We plan on doing a soft open for a couple of weeks and then have a big celebration once we get everything working the way we would like. I am planning on having in person workshops for authors about social media, publishing your books and more. Visionary Meetings would be a great place for authors to meet their readers.

Our new location is located at

7805 Cooley Lake Rd. Suite 300Visionary Meetings Shared Office Space
West Bloomfield, MI 48324

In our first “Soft” Launch Week will be “Free Week”, come in and work from 9 am to 5 pm Monday thru Friday with complimentary coffee and tea.

If you enjoyed your “Free Week” then you have a chance to get a “Free Upgrade” to your membership for one month on the last day (Friday) of the “Free Week”

That meaning…

If you sign up for the “Visionary Trialblazer” package of 1 coworking day a week for 4 weeks then your first month will be upgraded to 3 days a week for 4 weeks.

If you sign up for the Innovator “Part-Time” package of 3 coworking days a week for 4 weeks then your first month will be upgraded to 5 days a week for 4 weeks.

If you sign up for the Innovator “Forerunner” package of 5 coworking days a week for 4 weeks then you get 40% off your first month.

Conference Room Rental Special – for the Month of November 2014 and December 2014, everyone gets member pricing of 15% off of conference room rentals.


We are still working on the details of opening and have not decided which week week we plan on officially opening to the public so make sure you sign up for our newsletter.

Please sign up to get details about of our Grand Opening and notices of our specials that we will be running to celebrate our new beginnings.

Keep Dreaming!

Angela Samuels

Join our email list and get a 12 day marketing course for authors via email.

PLUS – if you are a local to Michigan, you could receive a FREE day pass to Visionary Meeting when we open!

marketing course for authors

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

No Risk! 100% Free

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Book Cover Resources for Authors

book marketingAre you having trouble finding inexpensive images for your book cover? There are sites that you can find some fairly decent graphics for free. I’ve listed a few here.

When looking for an image for either your book cover of blog posts for your website make sure it says that you can use it for commercial use. Since you are an author and writing and selling books is a business, you will be using it for commercial use.

When selecting a book cover, try to find an image that isn’t used too much and that is unique. My favorite graphic website is Pixabay. I’ve noted some other image websites that you might be interested in.


1. The Library of Congress’ image collection 
2. Creative Commons search on Flickr
3. Public Domain Images Google Search
4. for public domain books
 5. Illustrated books on Project Gutenberg
 6. American Memory Project 

Earn Money as a Writer

I realize that sometimes you need to make money while you’re ramping up your book sales. While you’re in the process of getting your book launched, you may need to have money to pay bills.

writerThe number of writing jobs is enormous. With the evolution of the Internet, there are more and more jobs available to write good web content among other things on the Internet.

Within your area, there will be a good number of small business owners where you may be able to find work as a writer. The number of opportunities for a writer is very high and this is a great field to work in.

To look just be on the realm of grabbing a job as a writer, you could also look at doing some freelance writing. If you’re not happy with the amount of money that you could make within the writing field, you could look at supplementing this on the side by either of these two following websites: or On Elance, you are able to bid on projects that are listed as well as set up a profile to showcase your best work. Fiverr is a great place to start out and build your experience. You can create search criteria so that jobs that meet what you want can be e-mailed to you. This is a great way to supplement your income.

Writing jobs are out there for the taking. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, writing jobs will grow in line with the general economy over the next decade. This means that you will see probably about average growth for the industry but you could see a great deal more growth if you focus on Internet writing. This is a very flexible industry in which you have potentially a greater chance at dictating your terms and conditions and how you would like to work. Do not underestimate also the opportunity to work as a freelancer because you could command higher rates and this would increase the amount of flexibility you would have.

Book marketing on the internet today

book marketingBook marketing on the internet today has changed dramatically over the past ten years. Today’s techniques for promoting and selling your books on the internet requires an expanding array of multimedia features and capabilities, much different from days past. Below is a technique and approaches every book marketer should consider including in their efforts to increase website traffic, sales and revenues.

One of the most important ways to build your trust among your potential customers is to get involved somehow with teaching this topic to others. Even if it is a basic and simple process or procedure, the process of thinking through, writing it out, developing lesson plans, etc. will be invaluable to you. Once developed, separate the materials into small sections for delivery and distribution on the Internet.

There are a number of ways to market the materials to potential customers.

  • Creating weekly blog posts
  • Set the individual segments up into an email marketing auto responder program that sends the messages out to a list of clients and customers over a predetermined frequency.

With distribution in this method, it gives you the perfect opportunity to include small “snippets” of promotion for your book and builds a reputation of trust among your clients or future customers. You will be amazed at how effective this particular technique is. Not only will it give you help with sales but it will reinforce your knowledge in those areas that you were already familiar with.

Book Marketing Mentor

Book market expert Angela Samuels can help you increase exposure of your book online with her proven and successful marketing coaching techniques.
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

What if you were able to talk to someone about your goals and dreams about becoming a bestseller author? What if that person can help you achieve those goals?

What if you had someone to bounce marketing ideas off of and get honest and objective feedback?

Imagine feeling confident to have someone that has your best interest at heart and can be there to achieve your goals of becoming a bestselling author?

Would it feel great to have someone there for you as resource and for support?

As a book marketing mentor, we can be that person for you and more.


“Everyone needs a coach, whether it’s a top level executive, a graduate student, a homemaker, a homeless person or the President of the United States” – Anthony Robbins


  • Are you looking for effective ways to market your book that don’t cost an arm and leg?

  • Do you find that some of your marketing efforts just don’t produce the results you’re after?

  • Would you like to always be a step ahead of your competition?

  • Do you have too small a marketing budget?

  • Are you frustrated that your publisher has made no effort to market your book online like you would want?

  • Do you need book sales right away to jump start your marketing program?

  • Would you like to increase your book sales by hundreds of copies? And do it again and again?


If you answer yes to any of the above questions, then you want a Real Book Marketing Mentor. And you need it right now.

No matter how much money you have. No matter how much time you have. No matter how comfortable you are in meeting new people. No matter whom you know or what you know. No matter any of these quibbles, you will find a way that will work for you.

So Are you ready to jump start your book sales? Are you ready to take responsibility for your own book marketing? Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of all your new readers? Are you ready to take a few simple steps to sell another 100, 200, or more copies in the next several weeks?

Sure, having lots of money allows you to do more things more often, but with some clever ideas and the willingness to implement them, you can achieve some staggering results. We show you how.

No academic mumbo jumbo…just proven, results-focused marketing ideas aimed at getting your book booming.

A survey of 2,130 coaching clients conducted in 2009 by the International Coaches Federation (ICF) showed that a full 99% of the coaching clients surveyed were very or somewhat satisfied with their coaching experience. A full 96% of the clients surveyed indicated that they would engage a life coach again given the same circumstances that led them to engage a coach in the first place.

Benefits of having a book marketing mentor include;

  • A follow-up on progress, which motivates follow through.
  • A confidential and judgment-free environment.
  • A consistent action in strategic pursuit of marketing goals.
  • One on one access to an experience marketing professional to answer questions and communicate goals and accomplishments to.



“Book Marketing Mentoring by Angela Samuels”

Angela Samuels

    • Angela has her master’s degree in Education specializing in Instructional Technology and online learning.
    • Angela is have over 10 years experience in marketing and consulting.
    • When Angela is not coaching she still works as a marketing manager for best-seller authors.
The number one secret behind our book marketing coaching, is that there are no secrets. There is only knowledge. You either have the knowledge or you don’t. If you don’t have it, you can get it.


As Your Book Marketing Mentor, Angela Samuels, M.Ed will;

help you with an effective marketing plan that leads to results

teach you how to set up a WordPress website

teach you how to setup social networks that can help you in increasing sales

give you recommendations on third parties plugins, applications and websites

teach you how to bring your books in front of your target audience

be your biggest cheerleader

answer your questions about marketing your book

help you with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) article and promotional material

And Much more!


Angela serves as an invaluable resource for creating, hosting, maintaining and marketing our new website. She has a rare and special gift for being able to do the work AND also to train people with limited programming and information technology skills. She patiently walked our staff through the steps involved in creating a new website from start to finish and offered advice and assistance to help on numerous occasions when we encountered obstacles. Mike C. Small business owner
I had the privilege of working with Angela during her service as Program Director of HOPE worldwide Michigan. Under her leadership this was one of our more active U.S. affiliates. Angela also was responsible for one of the strongest communications programs among our affiliates. It is a pleasure to recommend her based on her commitment to service and the professionalism of her work in my experience. David Blenko

$50 per 1/2 hour via Skype, email or Phone

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