Guest Post: You are Your Platform

December 15th, 2011

Once again, let’s welcome back Shelli Johannes-Wells for our continuing series on marketing for authors! A lot of people ask me about building an online platform. I personally don’t like the words marketing, networking, or platform. But they are buzzwords in this industry that gets people talking. So first, what is a platform? Your platform […]

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Guest Post: Don’t be Afraid of the M Word

December 8th, 2011

Thanks to everyone who read and contributed to Tuesday’s post on Marketing, our latest foray into the world of what happens AFTER the book deal is signed. For more on that, I’m grateful to Shelli Johannes-Wells who’s further contributing to the conversation with a series on marketing. Enjoy! Kate/Daphne has asked me to do a […]

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Guest Blog by Kater Cheek

August 23rd, 2010

Since I’m out of the office this week on vacation, I’ve turned my blog over to my clients, who wanted to share their thoughts with you on a variety of subjects. I let them have free rein because otherwise, well, just trust me, it’s for the best. Today’s post is by Kater Cheek, who lives […]

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Catching Up

March 30th, 2010

I got home from Europe late last night — well, around 7pm Mountain, but it felt way later to me! I’m mostly caught up on emails and such — not queries, though, so thanks for your patience on those. I did get through EVERY partial on my Kindle, though, and made several requests for fulls, […]

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I’m Back!

March 2nd, 2010

Technically, I was back on Monday, but I had a lot of catching up to do yesterday and today, so I feel like I’m only now back in the swing of things (Note: not my back pictured.). But I want to issue a huge round of thanks to my guest bloggers: Sara Beitia, Kiki Hamilton, […]

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