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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
What is your promotion mindset? Do you believe in yourself. Join my promotion group – See Ya On The Net – https://www.facebook.com/groups/SYOTNWorkshop/ Are You Ready To Become A Social Butterfly? – Join The Social Butterfly Membership http://bit.ly/SBMCALL Contact me – lchwriter@gmail.com
Promotion Fear – I Can’t Toot My Own Horn A lot of writers have a hard time tooting their own horn.  I will be honest and say I fall into this category.  I can promote other people’s book with no problem.  I love raving about other books, I’ve been doing it for years. You would think when it came to my own book, I wouldn’t have a problem.  I can only speak for myself, but
Are you procrastinating?  Is Fear stopping you from finishing? Watch how I motivated myself.    
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.
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
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