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Kelsye Nelson
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This weekend only, Get Your First 100 Fans kit FREE with my author marketing class. http://www.kelsye.com/bigworldoffer #writers
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I admit, sometimes I snap. You'd think those memes about telling girls to smile have circulated enough that men would get the idea. But, no, some haven't gotten the word yet.

I won't out him by posting his LinkedIn picture in which he moodily stares into distance, but I REALLY want to because it's a classic. ;-)
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Forget book sales?

Yep. Many extraordinarily successful authors use another goal to maintain career longevity.

Want to learn the big secret? Watch the video below to learn how achieve your writerly dreams by attracting true fans rather than chasing after book sales.
Forget book sales? Yep. Many extraordinarily successful authors use another goal to maintain career longevity. Want to learn the big secret? Watch the video below to learn how achieve your writerly dreams by attracting true fans rather than chasing after book sales. This lesson comes from my course Small Town Writer, Big World Audience. You …
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For authors who want to build a livelihood around their creative passions: Small Town Writer, Big World Audience (Online Class) 
Learn how you can build an authentic fanbase - energized and capable of supporting your creative career. Sign up for the weekend preview deal!
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New free resource for writers - Manuscript editing Checklist
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For my author friends. :-)
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Learn how you can build an authentic fanbase - energized and capable of supporting your creative career. Sign up for the weekend preview deal!
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Call for self-publishing course evaluators: http://www.kelsye.com/call-self-publishing-course-evaluators/

Thinking about self-publishing? I'm looking for writers willing to sign up as evaluators to help me improve my self publishing course.

#amwriting   #writers   #selfpub   #indieauthor   #kindle   #ebooks   #authors  
Thinking about self-publishing your book? I’m opening my popular self-publishing course in September. Since it’s been over a year since I’ve offered this class, I must update the content to include the information independent authors need right now. The publishing world moves fast! So, for 48 hours only, I’m opening up the course for pre-registration to writers willing to act …
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You may have heard how important it is for authors to build their email lists. This can be very difficult if all you do is have a "join my newsletter" link on your website.

People are much more likely to join if you offer them something fabulous in exchange. This can be sample chapters, a PDF guide, or a free workbook.

I created a cheat sheet with 33 ideas for giveaways you may offer future readers. I also added tips for getting them out in the world, best practices and special advice for fiction writers. You can get the cheat sheet at the link below.

Happy publishing! 
Want to know the best way to entice someone to join your email list? Offer a high-value, relentlessly helpful or entertaining freebie. (Also called lead magnets.) These giveaways provide excellent opportunities to nurture your relationship with your audience and move people down the path from mere online acquaintance to true fan. Make things easy …
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Tip: I added a secret Writer Wednesday bonus for everyone who gets my Freebie Cheat Sheet today. Yay! 🎁 This cheat sheet provides 33 giveaways authors can offer readers in order to grow their email list. Hope you find it helpful!

(And yes, it's a freebie about freebies. :-D )
http://www.kelsye.com/33-giveaway-ideas-authors/

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NOTE: I added a secret Writer Wednesday bonus to everyone who downloads the freebie cheat sheet today. Yay! 🎁 Want to know the best way to entice someone to join your email list? Offer a high-value, relentlessly helpful or entertaining freebie. (Also called lead magnets.) These giveaways provide excellent opportunities to nurture your relationship with your …
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If you're a writer, you may both chuckle and groan at this photo. Marketing your books can be so frustrating! If this feels like your experience, take a look at my class starting next week: www.kelsye.com/bigworld

#writers #amwriting #publishing #selfpub
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hahaha.... I'm not a 'Writer' +Kelsye Nelson  but it's interesting how this can apply globally to all those jobs when the general public just thinks you are sitting around all day raking in the $$$ while playing Toss the Paper in the Can all day with the rest of the office...... and in fact I look more like the girl on the right... (though not even as glamorous as she.. lol)
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In SIX WORDS or fewer, write a story about a childhood hero.

Share yours on the blog: http://ow.ly/FTol302lRbJ

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OMG it's happening!! The call of for self-publishing course evaluators ends today! ;-) http://www.kelsye.com/course-evaluator
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Education
  • Antioch Los Angeles
    Publishing Arts
  • The Evergreen State College
    Writing and Art Activism
  • Portland Community College
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Publisher at Avasta Press. Book Lush. Author. Tech startup founder. Runner. Car singer. Sudoku GENIUS. Hopelessly happy.
Introduction

Kelsye Nelson is CEO and Co-Founder of Writer.ly, an online marketplace that connects writers to publishing professionals. (Angel funded and backed by Guy Kawasaki.) She is also author of The Breakup Girl series and Book Lush. Other roles have included Vice President of Growth and Outreach at Brown Paper Tickets and leading marketing efforts at Hedgebrook, TransACT and Headsprout.  She’s a board member of The University of Washington Digital Publishing Program and The Seattle Free Lances Association. Prior, she served as board member of the American Marketing Association, Editor-in-chief of ToteMs, a MENSA newspaper, and as teacher at Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan. Her degrees include an BA in Writing and Art Activism from Evergreen State College and Graduate Work in the Publishing Arts program at Antioch. Highly proficient in building online tribes, over 50k people follow her on twitter (@Kelsye).

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Co-founded Writer.ly, published The Breakup Girl, traveled the world with my daughter, saved the wild prairie chicken from extinction.
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Author. Publishing Consultant.
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Port Townsend, WA
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Seattle, WA - Portland, OR - Nishinomiya, Japan - New Orleans, LA - Olympia, WA - Denver, CO
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