ASP 60: Canva and Designing Eye-Catching Marketing Images

Learn how to use Canva.com to create eye-catching images and other design projects without needing to spend a ton of money.

“Creativity is magical, but is not magic.” – Charles Lamb Learn how to use Canva.com to create eye-catching images and other design projects without needing to spend a ton of money. Barrie shares how she uses the design app to create social media images, lead magnets, slide decks and workbooks. What you’ll learn in this … Read more

40 Self-Publishing Resources, Tools, and Assets To Accelerate Success


As much time as we writers spend alone behind our computers tap, tap, tapping away, one thing is certain: we just can’t do it alone.

The business of writing, designing, editing, publishing, marketing, and selling your books requires the kindness of strangers — or at least a little help from your online friends who offer various products, services, and insights to help you stay focused, motivated, and up-to-speed on the ever-changing self-publishing landscape.

As you know, being a successful self-published author requires a lot more than just writing a great book. You have to morph into a one-man band, ready and willing to change out of your writers cap and into a variety of other hats depending on where you are in the process.

You may not have the skills or willingness to tackle everything with your own two hands, and that’s why it’s so important to develop your own file of go-to resources along the way.

Steve, Ron, and I rely on a laundry list of resources that have become essential for our Authority Pub business and our individual book businesses. We’ve gathered our favorites and want to share them with you.

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