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ASP 76: How to Use Facebook Groups to Build Raving Fans and Readers

“Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.”  – St. Augustine Learn how to start and grow an engaged Facebook group with Steve and Barrie as they discuss the different ways […]

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ASP 71: Should You Be a Controversial Author?

“I am not afraid that the book will be controversial, I’m afraid it will not be controversial.” – Flannery O’Connor It’s important for authors to take a strong stance to build a strong and loyal audience. But topics like politics and religion elicit very strong reactions from people. Barrie and Steve talk about being a […]

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ASP 68: Ben Krueger on Why Authors Need to Podcast

The medium of podcasting and the personal nature of it, the relationship you build with your listeners and the relationship they have with you – they could be just sitting there, chuckling and listening… there’s nothing like that. – Marc Maron Steve and Barrie talk with Ben Krueger, the Podcast Educator and founder of Cashflow […]

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ASP 44: How to Increase Engagement with Readers

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” ― Theodore Roosevelt Steve will be hosting a FREE but robust Authority Pub Webinar on May 3rd. If you’re confused on how to identify a book topic and make sure it will sell, you want to identify this webinar! What does […]

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ASP 38: David Nihill on Testing Book Ideas with Udemy and Going Traditional with His Self-Publishing

Quote of the Day: “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!” – Dr. Seuss In this episode, David talks about how he tested his book on the Udemy platform first, how it became a bestseller, and his decision to leverage this success with a traditional publishing deal.

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6 Eye-Opening Reasons Authors Need A Blog

Are you hoping to build a business around your books? Or are you already an “authorpreneur” looking to grow your business? If you want to scale up your business, then yesterday was not too late to start a blog. If you haven’t started a blog, you’re definitely leaving money and opportunity on the table. It used to be […]

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