By Michelle Laurey There were more than 45 thousand writers and authors working to make a living in the United States in 2019. That’s a lot of people pursuing their passion. Unfortunately, despite an increase in the number of people exploring the world of writing work, there are still a lot of writers who struggle to achieve success. There’s more to reaching your goals … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Most Common Reasons Authors Fail To Publish Their Work
Sometimes, we all need a little motivation. Whether that's tips on how to get more done or reach your goals, or stories of people who've found success, I've got you covered. "Productivity Isn’t About Time Management. It’s About Attention Management." on the New York Times: "Being prolific is not about time management. There are a limited number of hours in the day, and … [Read more...] about Productivity Tips and Success Stories
Editor's note: This post was originally published January 2016 on Digital Book World. Today’s readers and book buyers are savvy. Ads are not enough to get a potential customer’s attention, and being bombarded daily with emails, texts, posts, tweets, shares, images and videos makes it incredibly easy, and more likely, for people to ignore ads. In fact, people are going out … [Read more...] about What Are the Ingredients of a Successful Marketing Plan?
Happy holidays and happy new year! As this will be my last post of the year, I thought now would be a good time to look back and see what progress I've made as a writer and ebook developer, and figure out my goals for next year. This year I kept a spreadsheet keeping a monthly track of some of my metrics, such as social media followers and how much money I've earned. I'm … [Read more...] about 2014 Year in Review: Taking Stock and Setting Goals