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. ;-)
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.
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.
(And yes, it's a freebie about freebies. :-D )
#writerwednesday #ww #freebie
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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