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Consider Author Collaboration

There are billions of readers on this planet. There are thousands of authors with one or two books. Even if it were possible to build a large readership for one or two books, an author will only satisfy a reader for a few hours. If an author spends all her

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Posting Fresh Content

Post to Your Heart’s Content…and Then Some!

As an author, updating your website or blog is a necessity. Toward the top of the update list is keeping your content fresh. Your mission:  To write something original to enhance your site on a consistent basis. Even when you don’t feel like it. Yes, you heard me correctly. Have

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16 Essentials to Build an Effective and Helpful Network

by Gina Burgess Good networks are actually good relationships that help build your business. Too often people look at Facebook buddies and blogging buddies as acquaintances, not as relationships. In reality, these people may forge relationnships closer with you than your child’s teacher or the person sitting next to you

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Methods to Trigger Author Content Marketing

3 Methods to Trigger Author Content Marketing

If you took marketing in college before 2004, you probably were not taught about content marketing. Yet, perhaps you recall the 4 Ps: Product Pricing Placement Promotion If you haven’t taken courses on marketing, that’s okay. Fortunately, we have marketing coaching as part of our manuscript bundle at Authors Community.

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What’s the deal with GDPR?

by Gina Burgess By now you’ve most likely heard something about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). This is an European Union law that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. So what does a law in Europe have to do with global online business? I’m so glad you asked! It

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Should Indie Authors Beware or Rejoice?

by Gina Burgess In the New Yorker, there’s a good article: Publish or Perish. The future of publishing is discussed, and Russ Grandinette of Amazon makes a very good point. “In [my] view, book publishers—like executives in other media—are making the same mistake the railroad companies made more than a

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