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Over the years SORMAG has won a few awards.  One that I was very proud of was our first award.  We were selected by Writers Digest as One of the 101 Best Websites for Writers 2002! We’d been online for two years and for me that was a big deal because I worked my butt off to get the magazine in front of every romance reader I could find.  All that worked was noticed by
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
I want to invite you to like my Facebook pages, so you can keep up with my content if you enjoy it. I have a page for SORMAG.  This is where I will be posting most of the book promotion and writing info.  For all the writers and readers I invite you to like this page.  Starting next month, all promotions will head that way. https://www.facebook.com/SORMAG.FAN.PAGE/ I have my own page LaShaunda Hoffman – this
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
Are you ready to Pre-Order my new coloring book?  – 26 promotion tips with a color sheets. Promotion can be stressful at times, so I created a way to relax and learn about promotion. If you are a fan of coloring I highly recommend you add this book to your coloring book collection. If you have a writing friend who needs a little help with their promotion, this book will make a great gift. Get
  Are you an author with no promotion budget? Online events should be on your promotion plan. I host two events each year and there are other people and sites that host online events. Online events are great for meeting new readers, making new connections and selling books. Have you registered for SORMAG’s Online Book Festival – http://bit.ly/Bookfestival17  #SOBF17
  Are you a Business owner who is not promoting your book?   Promote In Your Newsletter Promote On Social Media   Join my promotion group – See Ya On The Net – https://www.facebook.com/groups/SYOTNWorkshop/ Are You Ready To Have Virtual Tea With LaShaunda –  Join The Social Butterfly Mastermind Call http://bit.ly/SBMCALL    
Welcome to the seventh day of the Are You Ready To Promote 7 Day Challenge Today’s challenge is about: Social Media   http://bit.ly/1ITXK1N Social media platforms are great tools for writers who find they don’t have it in their budget to go to live events. You can meet readers and you can network online. I hear a lot authors say they don’t care for social media and I feel sad for them because they haven’t
Welcome to the sixth day of the Are You Ready To Promote 7 Day Challenge Today’s challenge is about: Your Calendar CLICK TO LISTEN TO AUDIO http://bit.ly/1u8PuZU Your calendar is an important part of your promotion. This is where your promotion plan goes, so you can stay on track with your goals. I’ve learned a calendar helps keep you organized and it great to be able to see where you are or where you are