Monthly Archives: August 2014

Help! I HATE Social Media

If you’re an author, you may have come kicking and screaming into the world of social media — or perhaps you haven’t entered it at all. “I don’t like social media … I need more than 140 characters … It’s not communication … blah, blah, blah.”

Authors, it’s time to get over it! If you can string a few words together and click (and if you can’t, then don’t call yourself an author), then you better get out there. Social media is not a fad; it’s your best bet for marketing your book, and if you’re not in it, you are Out. Of. It.

It’s that important

Nobody’s hanging over the back fence and chatting with the neighbors or sitting down for

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Go On — GIVE!!!

If you think it’s costly to give, you might be right … or, on the other hand, you might be a little misinformed. I recently read the small book The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann, and it really packed a punch. The premise is “the secret to success is giving. Successful people focus on what they give and what they share.

Does that describe you?

We all want to be successful, and in terms of our books, for most of us success means that people are reading what we wrote. We write to be read, and if nobody ever reads our work, then we can hardly feel successful. It’s wonderful to hold our book in hand, but

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Bookarma and The Frankfurt Book Fair

Meet Me At The Fair!

 

Rolling into Germany!

There’s no question that Bookarma’s on a roll, and our next international stop is the Frankfurt Book Fair in October! We’ll be bringing more authors into the fold and giving them the hope they’ve been looking for – hope that their book can gain international exposure at an affordable price! Let’s get the karma going!

Speaking on Stage

Not only will Bookarma have a presence at the Frankfurt Book Fair, our own founder and COE (that’s Chief of Everything!), Nancy L. Baumann, will be a featured speaker on the international stage. Nancy will be the ONLY person speaking on the Publishing Perspectives Stage on behalf of

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