A week or so ago I wrote a post about the importance of adding an About the Author page to your books, especially if they are ebooks. They should contain lots of lovely links to anything else you have written plus your own websites. It seems that the CEO of Goodreads, Otis Chandler agrees with … Continue reading The importance of asking for reviews
The 3rd edition of LinkedIn Made Easy has finally been completed and to celebrate I've created some small PDF documents from three of my 'Recipes for Success' that can be found at the end of the book. They are specifically for those who are job hunting and cover: How to find a job How to … Continue reading LinkedIn Recipes for Success for Job Hunters
The 3rd Edition of LinkedIn Made Easy has now been completed and, before I start a whole load of marketing activity, I'm looking for some LinkedIn Guinea Pigs to help me out. If you'd like to know more about how to use this professional network then I'd love to hear from you. What I'd like, … Continue reading Desperately Seeking LinkedIn Guinea Pigs
Update: 15/04/12 Following a conversation with a friend, I updated this post because he had read it quite negatively and actually the story isn't negative. When I became brave enough to actually see how many books there were in each category I was being listed as a best-seller. At the end of each listing you … Continue reading On being an Amazon Best Seller – the reality behind the hype
Last week I introduced you to the concept of creating a marketing plan for your book with the post ... and on the subject of a Marketing Plan for Authors! You will need to read it before we carry on as it introduces you to six important helpers in your arsenal to get your book … Continue reading Where are my readers? And other infrequently answered questions for Authors.
How networking changed my life AND my business. What is it about networking that makes it successful for many people? Over the years so many opportunities have come about because of my networking which would not have happened otherwise, of course you need to take action, but you can't do this in a vacuum.
Some time ago, you may well remember, I undertook a challenge to raise money for charity through the sale of my ebook, LinkedIn Made Easy. I thought I'd let you know that most of the money did, in fact go to entrepreneurs at Kiva.org and you can find out who they were at my lender page on Kiva. You can find it at: http://www.kiva.org/lender/lindaph
Online profiles, particularly those on LinkedIn should be reflective of where you are NOW in your life rather than a representation of where you have been in the past. Of course, your past experience matters, but only because it often informs your present state.
The social networks proved to be the greatest source of activity on the website and consequently sales and it would be fair to say that almost everyone that actually visited the LinkedIn Made Easy sales page on this site bought the book
Google Chrome and Google application don't work well together on the new version of the LinkedIn home page .... oops!