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This month I would like to share with you the history behind my path to becoming a Social Butterfly. 20 years ago I started my journey on these online streets.  I didn’t have a clue about being online I just knew it fascinated the heck out of me and I didn’t have to go anywhere to meet new people. It actually was a blessing in disguise because I was a new mother with a husband
I want to share five lessons I learned about promotion when I became a published author. # 1  Promotion is about building relationships. If you have no way of capturing the readers, you meet you are making promotion harder for yourself.  It’s like you are promoting to the wind. I always say start the mailing list before you tell anyone about your book.   When you start to meet, readers ask them to join your mailing
Yesterday I was chatting with a friend and she reminded me how long I’ve been in this literary business.  I think sometimes people forget that I’ve been doing this for 20 years versus the three years I’ve been published. I decided I’m going to revisit my online history for Black History month.  I will share with you how I did all of this in the last 20 years. 20 years online I’ve learned: How to
    How Do You Know If Your Promotion Is Working? On Bestselling lists   Meeting new readers   Your numbers are growing (mailing lists – social media platforms)   Invitations (articles, magazines, radio shows)   I will be hosting the Book Festival again this year – November Stay tune for more info. Download The Promotion Kit Checklist to see if you are ready to promote.- http://bit.ly/1MRSlzx Join my promotion group – See Ya On
Two years ago when I hit upload on Create Space, I didn’t know what to expect.  I was scared to death but I was also excited to know my dream of being a published author had finally come true.  It wasn’t as I imagined – romance author, but it was about my second love – book promotion. This has been amazing two year journey.  I’ve learned so much about me, my writing and promotion.  I
Thank you for participating in my Book Anniversary Contest. Below you will find the winners names.  If you are a winner – send me your mailing address to lchwriter@gmail.com Venita Alderman Sadler Tracy Tee Mitchell Denise Walker Savannah Jackson LaToya Murchison Jackie Holness Michelle Stephens Paula McDade Author Vulyncia Poindexter Allyson M. Deese Terry T-Bone Bible Larissa Evans-Trapp Jessie Butler Chicki Brown Vaneka Miles  
Next Thursday marks the 2nd anniversary my book was published.  I’m hosting a contest /giveaway to celebrate. I wanted to give out 27 books, since the anniversary date is the 27th.  I have such amazing writer friends who donated books, that I have 70 books to giveaway.  Yes you read right 70 books.  How crazy is that? I’m starting the contest today.  Each day up to the 27th, I will give away 10 books each
In honor of 2nd Anniversary I’m offering FREE Postage if you order an autograph copy. Get your copy today CLICK Become the social butterfly you are meant to be.
Promotion is hard. A lot of people don’t talk about how hard promotion can be because they don’t want to seem like they can’t do it. I lot of people don’t realize that you are not born a promoter, it’s a learned skilled.  Not talking about how hard promotion can be and not asking for help will make you do some crazy things. Promotion takes commitment, consistency and creativity. Yesterday an author decided to use
Are You Using Your Blog To Build Relationships? When you decide to blog: Keys For Successful blogging Be consistent Pay attention to your audience needs Be authentic It’s not about you Engagement is key Think outside the box Building Relationships With Your Blog Who is your audience? What will you blog about? How often will you blog? Respond to comments Share your blog link on social media or your newsletter Invite others to your blog