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Many authors look at publishing traditionally because they don’t know how to market their book…but the truth is, even traditional publishers require you to be the number one marketer of your work. On this Writing Momentum podcast, Chris and Gena talk about book marketing for traditional and self-publishers, talking about who’s responsible for doing what…and what you can expect.
Publishers and agents receive THOUSANDS of manuscripts every year…yet only a handful of submissions are published. How can you beat out your competition and get into the top 3% of manuscripts they receive? On this week’s Writing Momentum podcast, Chris and Gena discuss what they’ve learned over the years about getting OUT of the slush pile FAST.
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On this week’s Writing Momentum podcast, Chris and Gena talk about one of the most essential elements for an author’s website: The Lead Magnet. In this episode they talk about what a lead magnet is, why you need one, what a lead magnet is NOT, examples of lead magnets and how to deploy one. It’s a lead magnet fiesta!
On this week’s Writing Momentum podcast, Chris and Gena discuss one of their favorite apps for writers: SocialBee. Chris explains how they set it up, how they use it, and how it’s like having an entire social media team at your disposal. If you want to use social media like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Instagram to promote your book sales and build a relationship with your audience, see how a content management app like SocialBee can work double-time for you.
Frank Ball is a master storyteller. The director of the North Texas Christian Writers Conference and founder of Story Help Groups, Frank has an extensive career as a ghostwriter, copy editor, graphic designer, and self-publisher. Today, Chris and Gena talk to Frank about his creative approach to storytelling – the SCOOP method, and how you, yes YOU, have a story to tell!
When it comes to writing for the inspirational market, no one knows it better than Frank Ball. The director of the North Texas Christian Writers Conference and founder of Story Help Groups, Frank has an extensive career as a ghostwriter, copy editor, graphic designer, and self-publisher.
Today, Chris and Gena welcome Frank to give us insights into why you might want to write for the Inspirational market, and how to navigate your way successfully.
Your writing can have MASSIVE influence in other people’s lives! Creating compelling writing that challenges people is a challenge in itself – but you can do it with the right preparation. In this episode of the Writing Momentum podcast, Chris and Gena talk about the three components every writer must consider when writing an article or book designed to persuade.
Finding time to write can be difficult when life is slamming you with all its demands. Family, work, church, friends, volunteer projects, catching up with that latest show on Netflix…there’s always something to do, except write. But building a writing habit and writing every day