Marketing for Creatives – Presentation 27th January 2016

OK, the presentation is a bit tongue in cheek, but it's true these are the things you SHOULDN'T be doing if you want your creative business to succeed. Below, you'll find an introduction into how you can change the way you think about marketing and, instead of trying to do everything, doing one thing that … Continue reading Marketing for Creatives – Presentation 27th January 2016

Google webmaster tools for authors

Maybe you've heard about Google Analytics, Google Adwords or even Google Adsense, it's companion programme. But few people I've come across, authors included, have heard of Google Webmaster Tools and yet, it's brilliant little service you can enable even with WordPress.com. You can also do the same with Bing Webmaster Center. Now that I've intrigued you … Continue reading Google webmaster tools for authors

Join me for a 3 day tutored book marketing writing retreat

As an indie author I know how difficult it can be to get your books into the hands of a mainstream audience. Over the years I have tried many different tools and techniques, with varying degrees of success. Today, I'm pleased to be earning a good second income from my books - they're unlikely to make … Continue reading Join me for a 3 day tutored book marketing writing retreat

Creating the perfect author business card

Many years spent running my own business and attending hundreds of networking events over the years have taught me the importance of having a great business card. However, many authors and writers don't tend to think of themselves as 'being in business' and as a result often neglect one of the essentials in a marketing toolkit. This … Continue reading Creating the perfect author business card

Promoting a free Amazon Kindle book? List it with these sites

(image courtesy of NotFromUtrecht (Wikipedia)[/caption]Promoting a free Amazon Kindle book is not a simple task especially with the increasing mass of books that can now be found for the Amazon Kindle. Therefore getting a book to the right reader's attention is hugely important but it can be time consuming. However, all is not lost and … Continue reading Promoting a free Amazon Kindle book? List it with these sites