Monthly Archives: July 2014


Social Media For Writers: Getting Organized and Keeping It Simple with Frances Caballo

The Writing Biz: Part 1 of my 4 Part Social Media Series with Guest Frances Caballo Also Available as a Podcast on iTunes and Stitcher Radio This week’s show is Pt. 1 of a four-part series on how to use social media in your writing business. As a writer, social media is not just a way to market your books, products and services it is a way to build authority in your field and relationships […]

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If You Do These 5 Things Social Media Will Work For You In Your Writing Business

  Before you read any further, let me make something very clear to you. If you are planning on making money with your writing business then you MUST use social media. Don’t be scared of it. Do you realize how lucky we are that marketing has shifted in such a way that we can use social media to build our businesses, at very little cost to us? Every minute that you spend learning how to […]


The Writing Biz was Featured This Week on the Weekly Writing Podcast Review!

The Weekly Writers Podcast review chose The Writing Biz as this week ‘s featured podcast. You can read the review HERE. I am honored to be¬†included with past featured podcasts such as AuthorMBA The Author Hangout DIY Author and More


Your Author Platform with Don Stevens

This week on The Writing Biz, my guest Don Stevens of Merge Publishing, shared with us some great ideas that can help you build your author platform. Your author platform is where you build your website, your bio, your social media accounts and more. To build a platform that works for you as an author, you need to keep it consistent and create an audience that will follow, share, retweet and buy your book. The […]


Your Platform is the Book That Holds Your Story

  The word “platform” is one that you hear often. Everyone tells¬†you that as a writer you need to build one. But do you really understand what a platform is and why you should have one? Merriam-Webster offers several definitions but the one that I find fits this conversation better than the others is   That is how you should think of your platform. Not as a place that you stand upon that is higher […]