How to Make More Money with Your Book

Uncategorized Aug 27, 2019

I want to share with you some really quick tips that you can implement today to make more money with the book that you are writing. 



  • Number one: Be very targeted. Targeting is going to impact everything from your content to your marketing. Your book is not for everybody and not everybody would like to read your book. A book geared towards  12 year olds versus 30- something year old women will have different content. Make sure that you do your research. So when you are writing your book, you should have a particular individual or audience in mind that you are speaking to, and this also applies to your book marketing as well. Having clarity on your target audience will help you to position yourself as the expert.



  • Number two: You need to solve a problem with your book. Determine the purpose of your book. What problem does it solve? Are you trying to help people learn, and why should they choose to read your book? And for those of you all who are writing memoirs, your...
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5 Ways For Authors To Connect To their Audience

Uncategorized Aug 26, 2019

Writing now cannot be an ordinary content. It has to be great quality that’s relatable. How do you connect with your audience?


Initially you must know your audience, their age group, hobbies, lifestyle or demographics. In general, everyone always has a question in mind. Everyone is always looking around for answers. Everyone always has an eye for solutions. So here are some tips on how you can connect with your audience no matter what niche you are coming from.

 

Number 1: Be relatable.

When you write your own story, you’d need to consider the reason why your story will have  a great impact. Ask yourself what makes it transformational and what value readers can get from it when they spend money to purchase it.  Let your readers in and make them a part of that story. It isn't just one incident that happened to you, right? You have a lot to share that impacted and influenced your decision to become an author. Share that. Let people in, open the door, and let...

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3 Reasons Why You Are Not Making Money From Your Book

Uncategorized Aug 06, 2019

A lot of self- published authors struggle with selling their books. In this blog, I will share 3 quick tips to help you get more sales, and help you fix all the struggles when it comes to selling your...

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5 Ways to Transition from Author to Business Owner

Uncategorized Jul 08, 2019

I started out with my first book in 2016, Twenty Pearls of Wisdom, and I've grown into a multi six figure business and brand. By the end of 2018, I took one book, evolved my book into a business, and made $123,000 primarily using Instagram and Facebook, while working my 9-5 job. In this blog, I’m going to share with you five ways that I evolved from author to business owner.

 

#1. I studied marketing.

I implemented marketing strategies such as building my email list. I stopped creating graphics on my phone and learned how to use Canva. When my business could afford it, I eventually invested in professional graphic design services.

 

I also started building my email list as well as getting footage. Anytime I did anything (attended an event, spoke at an event, etc. I recorded myself and I shared it. Anytime I sold a book, I took a picture with the person who purchased my book, posted the photo of us together, and tagged them in the picture. Whenever I spoke at an...

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5 Takeways from the #RoyalWedding

Uncategorized May 21, 2018

This past weekend, the world watched in happiness, awe, and excitement as Prince Henry married Meghan Markle.

Now this was not a normal union for a royal blueblood.

For one thing, Meghan is divorced. Meaning she's had a husband and the "perceived" notion of her being a virgin is long gone out the door. Many men felt that her divorced status made her unfit to be the wife of a prince. Plus, she's several years older than Prince Harry. It's a marriage that's far out of tradition. 

Second, Meghan is mixed. Her mom is a copper-skinned sista with beautiful shoulder-length locs, and a sparkling gold nosering. Seeing her nosering brought back nostalgic memories of my neo-soul days when I wore a bejeweled nosering during my college days. So for us to have representation and inclusion in the royal family was something that many people never even considered. But the day has come.

Third, Meghan is American, not British. I'm certain that no one expected Prince Harry to marry a foreigner and...

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3 Things You Need to Legally Protect Yourself When Writing a Book

legal writing Apr 27, 2018
Hi Power Player!
 
We are talking about legal protections...What you need to keep others from stealing your work, from selling your work without you getting paid, to registering your work under their name, and all those types of things.
These tips I am going to share are very simple, but they are very important because they will determine the future of not only your book, but your business. I would hate for you to sign over the rights to your book and when it takes off, somebody is able to make a profit off of your work and you have absolutely no idea what’s actually going on.

1. Get your copyright.

You need a copyright. I would suggest that you don’t get it from a third-party website. You actually can go to copyright.gov. You want to make sure you copyright your work in your name. This is a service I give to my clients in my publishing company. I copyright their books under their name so they have all rights to their work. But you can also do it yourself; one...
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(VIDEO REPLAY) 3 Things I Did to Make 5 Figures in My Part Time Business in 6 Months

 

Hey Power Player!

I often get asked how was I able to grow my business while working a full time 9-5 job, taking care of my husband, kids, and household. In this livestream replay, I share the 3 most important things I did to Make 5 Figures in my part-time business in my first six months.

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