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Book Marketing: The Basics with Shawn Manaher and Rivka Kawano

Here is the podcast:  Book Marketing: The Basics I am sure that like many other writers, when you hear the words “Book Marketing” you begin to feel a little overwhelmed and that’s completely understandable. This week on The Writing Biz I invited guests, Shawn Manaher of Book Marketing Tools and Rivka Kawano of Author Sensei,  to join me in a discussion of book marketing basics. We tried to give you some great tips that you […]


Book Marketing Up Close and Personal

Marketing Your Book One Person at a Time As I was getting prepared for tomorrow’s The Writing Biz show on book marketing basics, I had some thoughts that I would like to share with you. On The Writing Biz we have often reminded you that you should concentrate on building a platform BEFORE you publish your book, and that is true. But I do think that sometimes I forget about an important piece of that platform, personal […]


Financing Your Self-Publishing Adventure with Stephanie Sims

As my guest, Stephanie Sims mentioned, yes, we are going to talk about the “F” Word. If you are like most writers you probably do not have a background in finance. Most of us have very little experience when it comes to funding a start-up business. Honestly, this is the point where many writers through in the towel. I would like to point put that the BEST way to decide how much money you will […]


The 5 Things The Writing Biz Social Media Series Taught Me

  When I decided to do a series on social media for The Writing Biz I did not in my wildest dreams think that it would turn out as terrific as it did. I have my amazing and knowledgeable guests to thank for that! Here are 5  things that The Writing Biz Social Media Series taught me: 1) Have  a plan 2) Use the right tools 3) Be consistent 4) Be Yourself 5) Help Others I […]

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