As a creative—author, speaker, recording artist—you need a team. You can’t go it alone. You may have to start small, but you have to enroll others to help you get to your destination.
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5 Steps to Building a Platform When You Hate Selling Yourself
You know you need to build a platform, but the thought of self-promotion makes your toenails curl. If so, you’re not alone. In this guest post by Robin Sullivan, she shares 5 steps for getting started in social media.
What Every Author Should Know About Radio and Television Interviews
If you are a published author—or plan to be one—you will inevitably be asked to appear on a radio, television, or Internet show to talk about your book. Here are ten tips for doing a killer interview.
How Publishers Are Using Book Trailers to Sell Books
Publishers are increasingly using “book trailers” to raise awareness for their books. We are certainly using them here at Thomas Nelson. For some projects, they are very, very effective.
Why Public Speaking Is So Important for Authors
If you are an author—or want to become one—you need to seriously consider ramping up your speaking career. This is particularly important for non-fiction authors. However, it is important for most fiction authors, too.
In Defense of Self-Help Books
I once heard a person say in a disdainful tone, “I don’t read ‘self-help’ books.” With this seemingly innocuous verdict, he slammed the door on a multitude of voices eager to push him to God’s best for his life. He severely limited his exposure to wise counselors and leaders available to him. And he drew a curtain across a world of extraordinary and supernatural influence.