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Today’s Promotion Fear –  I’m Afraid To Try New Platforms. It’s so easy to stay in places we feel comfortable with.  You love FB, you know how to work FB and you enjoy talking to your followers. What if your followers aren’t your reading audience? Is time to step out of your comfort zone and try a new platform.  That can be very scary and sometimes time consuming.  I promise you it’s so worth it.
    10 Tips to help you ROCK online and offline events. Don’t sign up for events if you are not a people person Be On Time Bring your business cards  – Have your links prepared if you are online (website/blog) Bring your book – Have your links (to buy book, excerpts, synopsis) Have something to say about you and your book Participate Stay Positive Make connections Don’t Get Made If You Don’t Sell Talk
Today’s Promotion Fear – Not Being Able To Keep Up With Promotion I talked about finding a balance when it comes to your promotion.  I will be the first to admit with my first book, I overwhelmed myself with my promotion.  It was my first time promoting my own book and I wanted to be everywhere and I didn’t think about balance.  I can tell you from experience I do not recommend not having balance.
Today’s Promotion Fear – I’m Promoting Too Much I hear this a lot from authors, they think they are promoting too much.  I ask them what makes you think you are promoting too much?  Most times they don’t have a response.  I ask has anyone complained to them about over promoting.  The answer is always no. Yes there are times when you are promoting too much.  For instance if every post you share on social
Today’s Promotion Fear – People Will Ignore My Promotion – Crickets Sometimes this fear is real, you post a promotion and you get crickets.  No one buys anything, not one likes it or shares it. You have to realize that’s the promotion game.  It’s nothing personal and I wish I can say this fear goes away, but it will always be there when you share promotion. My best advice is to continue sharing.  Most times
Most writers are pretty shy so, getting out from behind the computer can be a little intimidating.  However they also know you can’t sell books if no one knows you have a book. It’s hard to step away from your comfort zone, but it doesn’t have to be if you find a few things that you find comfortable.  I recommend social media if you’re not ready to leave your home. Social media is a fun
You are invited the the 3rd Annual Produce Publish Promote Summit For Writers. CLICK HERE to register CLICK HERE for vendor or sponsor information This FREE summit is perfect for: The person who has a book idea floating in their head but don’t know where to start. The writer who is looking for help with their writing goals? The writer who is about to publish their first book. The writer who can’t decide to self
Today’s Promotion Fear – Not Attracting An Audience When I chat with my clients during the virtual tea I ask them, who is your audience.  Most times, I hear my book or product is for everyone. We all would love for our book or product to be for everyone, but most often it’s for a specific niche of people. Knowing who your audience is will help you attract the right audience. In my book –
Everyone needs a break.  I recommend in order to enjoy your break.  You have a plan for your promotion. Watch this video for few tips to help you continue promoting while you are on break.    
In January I hosted a challenge about promotion fears.  I asked the attendees to list their promotion fears.  I will share a few of their fears and hope they will help you if you are dealing with your own promotion fears. Today’s Promotion Fear – I Don’t Know What To Promote When I have virtual tea sessions with my clients, (virtual tea sessions are promotion strategies sessions I have with authors and business owners who