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Mars Dorian
Worked at Marsdorian.com
Attended Hermann Hesse Oberschule
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My NEW post for every self-publishing author where I reveal why only one my books really sells and the other four don't (really). It's a post that made me cringe writing because showing failure online takes courage, but I've learned HEAPS from it and I hope you do, too.

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Tweet Let’s cut straight to the core. I have one sci-fi book, Fear The Liberator, that sells. It has made me thousands of dollars, around 5K or more, in the last six months. Not a bestseller, but up to this date the most successful book I’ve ever published. Unfortunately, the four other books I have [...]
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My NEW post for the Grow marketing blog. It's about a kick-ass customer service tweet exchange that I involuntarily had with the CEO of Shutterstock...and my lessons from it.

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http://www.businessesgrow.com/2015/12/02/customer-service/

Did you ever have a tweet exchange that actually changed your behavior?
A true story about how a twitter exchange with Shutterstock's CEO changed the way I think about customer service
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My NEW post for the Grow marketing blog where share my experiences and worries about future-proofing your (digital) career BEFORE THE ROBOTS TAKE YOUR JOB.
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My new post deals with today's outrage and sensitivity culture, and how it can actually help your online presence, if you play it right...
This article deals about the sales power of controversy and authenticity of your online presence in today's outrage culture.
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My new post for Grow where I reveal my tactics on writing 3000 or more words per day. If you want to improve your daily word count, give this one a read. 
This post teaches you how to create 3000 words or more every single day, even when you don't feel like it.
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In my new post, I write about dealing with shitty reviews and online critics, what to learn from them and which to ignore like plague-infested zit mutations. I hope you find it useful!

http://www.businessesgrow.com/2015/08/12/lessons-about-criticism/
Grow contributor Mars Dorian reveals his top three lessons about criticism, online criticism and haters
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My new post for Grow by +Mark Schaefer , in which I reveal the customer lessons I (unfortunately) learned from my holidays in the former communist North of Germany. Click on the link below and learn how NOT to treat your customers;)
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My NEW post for Mark Schaefer where I write about the business gains of converting casual web users into digital believers. I hope this article inspires you to become a better ambassador for the web to increase the market and your potential client base. Click on the link below.

PS: Cheesy or not, I had to include a SW-inspired pic.

The business benefit of setting your knowledge free :

http://www.businessesgrow.com/2016/01/27/setting-your-knowledge-free/
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My NEW post in which I reveal how to create a unique writing voice for your stories, whether you're writing fiction or non-fiction.

I've taken this advice from a kick-ass book called the Voice: The Secret Power of Great writing by James Scott Bell which I highly recommend.
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http://www.marsdorian.com/2015/10/strong-writing-voice/
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In my NEW post, I write why BAD reviews can lead to more book sales, and what that means for your self-publishing career. If you making money from selling your indie books, this may be useful...
This article talks about the Amazon phenomenon where even books with bad reviews lead to surging sales...
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I've written about a 'dangerous' topic that is important to me as an individual artist and creator. It's about the current climate in the Western world where expressing yourself artistically is suppressed when it goes against the mainstream thinking. I'm sure it affects your life in one way or another, so give this one a read. I'm looking forward to your opinions. 
This article is about a dangerous mindset that prevents us from creating new, meaningful (art)work
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I just launched my 3rd book and revealed all the painful lessons in the article linked below. I hope you can use them to elevate your indie book sales!
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Creative entrepreneur with a passion for delivering unforgettable experiences.
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  • Marsdorian.com
    Creative ruckus maker
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Melbourne - Berlin - Tokyo - Pueblo West - Chicago - Mexico City - San Augustinillo
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Visual storyteller & creative marketer who inspires makers to create epic shit
Introduction
On a mission to impact the world with endless fire inside. Creative ruckus maker at http://www.marsdorian.com Epic like you.
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Survived hell aka high school. Traveled the world & lived in the US, Australia, Mexico and Japan. Created my own digital career.
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  • Hermann Hesse Oberschule
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Emperor of Mars