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Examples of Great Customer Testimonial Statements

Synopsis Testimonials are a very effective way to get more clients and customers, and sell more books. As a business person, self-publisher, and author, you must understand what characteristics make up a great testimonial. So here I give you a … Continue reading

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Book Dedications To Spur Your Imagination

Synopsis To be a successful book marketer, you must never miss an opportunity to reach out and make a connection with the reader. Whether your dedication is only a few sentences or an entire paragraph, you shouldn’t miss this opportunity … Continue reading

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How to Write a Book Foreword: A Checklist For Authors

Synopsis Here is a list of important questions that you should think about to help you make sure that you have written a full and complete foreword. Not all questions here will apply to your foreword. But, these 26 questions … Continue reading

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Health Care Vs. Health-Care Vs. Healthcare: The Debate Continues

Synopsis The term “healthcare” will eventually become widely accepted as one word, not two, whether die-hard grammarians, linguists, and editors like it or not. Our language, and any discussions about health, will be greatly improved by ending this battle. The … Continue reading

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How A Book Foreword Can Help An Author’s Career

Synopsis How a carefully written book foreword can boost the career and book sales of both the author of the book, AND the author of the foreword. Introduction A credible book foreword can, and should be, a powerful marketing tool … Continue reading

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2 Essential Ingredients That Make A Book Foreword Great

Synopsis A foreword is an essential marketing tool for your non-fiction book. If it’s written properly, and with some understanding and forethought about its role in your book’s success, it can have a substantial impact on your book sales. In … Continue reading

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Questions To Ask Yourself BEFORE Writing Your Book’s Introduction

Synopsis Your book’s introduction is a crucial first step for readers. It prepares them for what’s to come AND ignites their interest to read on. This makes your book’s introduction an important marketing tool for your book. Here is a … Continue reading

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7 Types Of Testimonials: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Synopsis Testimonials need to be one of the key ingredients of your book’s marketing plan. If they’re created and utilized properly, they can have a very positive impact on your sales. This list gives you a quick run-down of a … Continue reading

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3 Important Questions That Will Help You Create An Amazing Preface

How To Write A Preface That Will Make You Look Like A Pro, AND Get You More Book Sales Synopsis The preface is one of the important places for you to make an emotional connection with the reader. The more … Continue reading

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Who Should Be Acknowledged In Your Book?

Synopsis Your acknowledgements page does not need to be an exhaustive listing of every last person that helped you. But at the very least, you must include all the people that had an important impact on you and your book. … Continue reading

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