So You Have Been Stitched Now What?

Have you ensured your Amazon book page has a great book description, amazing cover and your book is competitively priced and has plenty of reviews? Your answer: Have you looked up similar books to yours on Amazon and noted their Amazon categories and possible keywords? If yes, please input categories & keywords. Your answer: Have … Continue reading So You Have Been Stitched Now What?

How to Build an Email List for Authors

What is list building? You offer something of value for free in exchange for an email address. You can set up auto-responders which are automatic emails that go out directing the person to more useful information. This is permission marketing. You have given something to the person and in exchange asked permission to send them … Continue reading How to Build an Email List for Authors

Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents: Bram Stoker Nominees 2015

Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents: A Night with a few of the 2015 Bram Stoker Award Nominees 2-26-16 Starting at 8 pm EST Your not gonna want to miss this set your clocks, and mark your calender's 1. 8:-9 pm EST JG Faherty for "The Cure" (Samhain Publishing) IN: Superior Achievement in a Novel http://tinyurl.com/z277x3g 2.9-10 … Continue reading Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents: Bram Stoker Nominees 2015

Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents Authors On FIRE

Some great press for Stitched Smile Publications and its Founder/CEO Lisa Vasquez Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents 2-12-16 The Business Of Being An Author 8:00-9:00 pm EST Author Ed Cardillo AUTHOR Page: http://tinyurl.com/hf3rsxr 9:00-10 pm EST Author & CEO Lisa Vasquez AUTHOR Page: http://tinyurl.com/zhhzfdj CEO Page: http://www.stitchedsmilepublications.com/ 10:00-11 pm EST Author Nick Cole AUTHOR Page: http://tinyurl.com/hhlwq3yContinue reading Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents Authors On FIRE

Putting Your Best Face Forward

Why is it important to put your best face forward as an author? The image you choose will follow you for a long while. Making sure it is done properly to signify you as an author/genre specific will help you relate to your potential audience. Things to be aware of that distract from a great … Continue reading Putting Your Best Face Forward

The Art of the Pull (Client Building)

The Art of the Pull Social media, when it first came to be, was the place to push a creatives work. Get it to the masses quickly, and efficiently. However, as with all things, the approach to new clients changes with the times. Sites like Facebook are taking the ability to get information regarding our … Continue reading The Art of the Pull (Client Building)

Marketing 101: Building Your Author Platform

Marketing 101: Building Your Author Platform If you are a writer you may have come across the phrase “Author Platform.” There are many sites that say you need to have one, but creating one; well that’s a whole other hurdle. This article will help you through some of the obstacles of creating an Author Platform … Continue reading Marketing 101: Building Your Author Platform

Marketing 101: The Art of Branding

Marketing 101:  The Art of Branding One of the things to consider during the writing process is to think about how you want to be viewed by your readership. Yes, you want to create and connect with like-minded people, but you also need to consider how you will connect. Your choice of communications will determine … Continue reading Marketing 101: The Art of Branding

An Interview with Lisa Vasquez of Stitched Smile Publications

Back in October, Cate and I attended a festival in Beaufort (South Carolina). Though it was only a one day affair, Cate and I made it a weekend get-away with no children. After the festival we went to the house we were staying in and settled in for the evening. Before I went to bed … Continue reading An Interview with Lisa Vasquez of Stitched Smile Publications