Category Archives: Blogging

Passive Marketing: 9 Powerful No-Cost Ways To Help Boost Book Sales

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction There are two main ways of marketing your books: “passive marketing” and “active marketing”. Basically, all marketing efforts … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Building Your Platform (Infographic)

Here is an infographic for David Hyatt’s new book, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Thanks to Dave Whitlock of Principle Design for creating this inforgrahpic. Related Posts7 Tips To Working With Your Spouse As A Business Partner (Infographic) … Continue reading

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7 Key Ingredients Needed To Create Compelling Blog Content

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction In order to attract readers to your blog, you must create compelling content. This means that your content … Continue reading

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6 Basic Things Every Reader Wants From Your Blog

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction The blog is now the most basic and essential marketing tool needed for today’s small businesses. Your blog … Continue reading

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7 Amazon Tools To Help Market Your Book Like A Professional

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. As an author and self-publisher it is absolutely essential that you have a presence on Amazon. And luckily for … Continue reading

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10 Basic Steps To Setting-Up Your Blog

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction It is absolutely essential that you get your blog up and running as quickly as possible. As soon … Continue reading

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Periodic Table of SEO Ranking Factors (Infographic)

SEO infographic from Search Engine Land. They created it to “help clear away some of the mystery and fear for those new to SEO, and provide a reset for those who are experienced. Related Posts10 Amazing Low-Cost Ways To Market … Continue reading

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10 Amazing Low-Cost Ways To Market Your Book

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Here is a list of effective, popular, proven-to-work, and low-cost ways to market your book. I personally use every … Continue reading

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Evolution Of Web Design (Infographic)

Websites have come a long way in the last ten years but remember when websites were neon green, with text in all caps and the hyperlinks in blue? Read on to see where the tablet-ready internet we know today came … Continue reading

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SEO Action Guide (Infographic)

WP Pro Business is happy to share the SEO Action Guide Infographic below as a tool you can use to guide your own search engine optimization efforts. Study the different elements of SEO in the image and put them into … Continue reading

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22 Ways To Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have A Clue (Infographic)

The graphic is based on 21 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue by Copyblogger guest writer Danny Iny. Copyblogger has re-imagined the way to present these content-creation tips, while adding a meta-fabulous #22 (you’ll see … Continue reading

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10 Signs That You Are Not Ready To Self-Publish

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Are you really ready – not just your manuscript, but you – to self-publish? Here is a list … Continue reading

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Jump-Start Your Self-Publishing Adventure In 10 Steps

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. 10 Steps To Self-Publishing Your First Book These ten steps will help you painlessly jump-start your new business adventure. … Continue reading

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The 10 Commandments To Becoming A Financially Successful Self-Publisher

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. 1. Publish Ebook First: Start with an ebook (pdf and epub) first. This is the easiest and fastest way … Continue reading

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27 Websites For Managing, Promoting, And Marketing Your Self-Published Books

Here is a list of websites that I have found to be essential to managing, promoting, and marketing my publishing business and my publications. They are listed in a random order: Continue reading

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