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Kimberley Grabas
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How to build your following before the book deal.
How to build your following before the book deal.

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The 5-Figure Author Challenge, hosted by international bestselling and multi-award-winning author Alinka Rutkowska, begins this Wednesday, March 15, 2017: http://www.yourwriterplatform.com/authorchallenge

As Albert Einstein said, "No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it".

In order to move forward, you need to find ways to get a different perspective – where you can see things in a different light.

And that can be (really) hard to do on your own.

So, I’m inviting you to this unique, 5 day “mastermind”, where an elite line-up of writers and influencers in the publishing world are coming together to share their views and wisdom on writing, marketing and selling books.

Which will shift your thinking and help catapult you to the next level in your author business.

And yep, this is a free, learn-from-the-comfort-of-your-own-home-pants-are-optional online event. ;-)

Join here >> http://www.yourwriterplatform.com/authorchallenge and I'll "see" you there!
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I’m really excited about this live event tomorrow…

Whether you want to become a bestselling author, finish your first book, or use a book to build your business, brand, or following...
I think you’ll love this FREE live workshop on becoming a published author: http://www.yourwriterplatform.com/SPSWebinar1

My friend Chandler Bolt went from college dropout to 6-figure business owner and bestselling author in just a year. (He published his FIFTH bestseller and hit 7 figures in his second year.)

And at this live event tomorrow at 3pm Eastern, he’s revealing the exact system that took him there – live, unedited, and in-depth.

Reserve your free spot now:
http://www.yourwriterplatform.com/SPSWebinar1

"See" you there! :)
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Join me and 64 other Book Industry Experts for The Publishing Success Summit December 4th through December 18th, 2016 hosted by Eric Van Der Hope. http://www.yourwriterplatform.com/TPSSummit

Learn how to publish successfully so that YOU can share your message and make an impact on people's lives! Don't understand the publishing process? Learn from a panel of 65+ experts, they'll help teach you the fundamentals of publishing & how to build a solid foundation on which to publish a professional book. This is a no-fluff information-packed summit and is NOT a series of presentations selling stuff at the end. Check out the event details here: http://www.yourwriterplatform.com/TPSSummit

#publishing #bookmarketing

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Fantastic roundup of articles on book design, book marketing, self-publishing and writing tools and tips!

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The visual trend in marketing is inescapable.

Short attention spans combined with an unparalleled surge of information (and distraction) requires a medium that can convey a message, a story, your entire essence, all at once.

And if a picture is worth a thousand words…

A strong visual strategy is an essential part of developing a powerful and successful author brand.

The right visuals will help you communicate ideas that get remembered, boost interaction with your growing fanbase, help tell your brand story, and make it much easier for readers to like, share and respond to your work.

If you are not yet focusing on visual content in your book marketing and platform building strategy, it’s time to get started.

In this post, not only will you learn how to create essential brand graphics, but you will get key tips on how to implement them, the elements they should include to be effective, and the best places to get free and paid resources to enhance your visual strategy.

http://www.yourwriterplatform.com/visual-strategy/

#brandidentity   #authorbrand   #bookmarketing  

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Free Training
While you may possess all the necessary skills to captivate an audience, and tell a good story… When you’re trying to influence people and get them to take action, you need to also tap into some powerful copywriting techniques to truly make an impact.

Author and expert copywriter Bryan Cohen can help with that. He has recently developed some unique training to help authors master their book descriptions, advertising copy, and their emails to readers. And Bryan has agreed to team up with me on a free joint training call on Thursday, June 9th at 2pm Eastern: https://bryancohen.leadpages.co/sfa-webinar-kimberley-grabas/

This live training, "5 Steps to Selling More Books For the Rest of Your Career through Better Author Copywriting”, will teach you simple systems to write sales copy that gets readers to take action: Click here to register: https://bryancohen.leadpages.co/sfa-webinar-kimberley-grabas/
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FREE WORKSHOP! Join me this Thursday, May 19th at 1pm Pacific/ 4pm Eastern, as technology and self-publishing expert Tracy Atkins (along with Joel Friedlander) walk us through the entire process of uploading your book files to CreateSpace, Amazon’s print-on-demand division, using their "Amazon Success" method. http://bit.ly/1TXLwft

#Amazon   #CreateSpace   #selfpublishing  
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Your Biggest Platform Challenges…

In order to uncover the disconnect between what’s required to build a significant platform, and the rather dismal results that many authors are experiencing from their efforts, more information is necessary.

So to discover where authors are sliding off track when it comes to building a robust community around their creative work, I did a little “re-con”.

I asked authors one question:

What’s your #1 single biggest book marketing or platform building challenge right now?

Find out the 5 biggest obstacles writers are facing, as well as the actionable steps that you can start implementing immediately to make a real difference in your platform building and book marketing efforts.

http://www.yourwriterplatform.com/author-platform/

#author   #authorplatform   #bookmarketing  
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