Create Your Writer Platform

In Create Your Writer Platform, you'll learn: • The definition of a platform--and why you should start building one now. • How to harness the 12 Fundamental Principles of Platform. • "Old School" and "New School" approaches to ...

Author: Chuck Sambuchino

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599635798

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

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Creating a platform isn't just beneficial--it's essential! In today's world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task. Never fear--author and editor Chuck Sambuchino provides expert, practical advice for increasing your visibility, selling more books, and launching a successful career. In Create Your Writer Platform, you'll learn: • The definition of a platform--and why you should start building one now. • How to harness the 12 Fundamental Principles of Platform. • "Old School" and "New School" approaches to platform, from article writing and conference speaking to website development, blog posts, and social media avenues. • How to develop a platform for nonfiction, fiction, and memoir. In addition to Chuck's invaluable insights, you'll also find 12 case studies from authors with effective platforms, as well as professional advice from literary agents. If you're serious about building a platform tailored to you and your writing--a platform that's going to help you succeed as a writer--look no further than Create Your Writer Platform.

How To Build Your Writer s Platform

The book steps you through building a simple platform using free marketing tools already available on the internet.

Author: Geoff Hughes

Publisher: Madhouse Media Publishing

ISBN: 9780992571344

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 118

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Many writers now realise that they can self-publish, but few understand that to be successful they also need to self-market! The most effective way to market yourself as a writer is by creating a writer’s platform - website, blog, social media presence and a mailing list. But how do you do that? In “How to Build Your Writer's Platform”, Geoff Hughes walks the beginner through basic internet marketing techniques, to help a self-publishing writer build their brand, grow their audience and sell more books. The book steps you through building a simple platform using free marketing tools already available on the internet. Geoff Hughes is a writer, web designer and internet marketing professional who has worked on marketing campaigns for large business clients in Australia and South East Asia. Published by Madhouse Media Publishing.

Build Your Author Platform

In Build Your Author Platform: The New Rules, top literary agent Carole Jelen and tech expert Michael McCallister apply their combined 35 years of expertise to outline 14 practical, hands-on steps to create a presence that will produce high ...

Author: Carole Jelen

Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

ISBN: 9781939529299

Category: Reference

Page: 384

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A great book is no longer enough. An author platform is the most powerful key to success in today’s saturated market, and increasingly, publishers are demanding that new authors come to them with an existing audience of interested followers. Authors who are self-publishing have an even bigger need to build an engaged audience. Social media makes building the writer platform easier than ever, but, unfortunately, most authors struggle to get it right. How can authors create their unique platform, connect with followers, write a manuscript, and grow their business? In Build Your Author Platform: The New Rules, top literary agent Carole Jelen and tech expert Michael McCallister apply their combined 35 years of expertise to outline 14 practical, hands-on steps to create a presence that will produce high book sales and expanded audience. From pre-publication through book launch and beyond, authors will learn how to: • Define goals and a unique brand • Employ successful website strategies, content, social presence, media authority, and training • Secure positive reviews • Attract viewers efficiently without cost Filled with detailed lessons, examples, success stories, and techniques used by marketing departments at major publishers, Build Your Author Platform is an indispensable guide for anyone looking for insight into publishing, promoting, and marketing books.

Build Your Author Platform with a Purpose

Achieving social proof, brand recognition, and association with the right people will set you up for success. This book will take you through an accelerated author brand development process.

Author: Mimika Cooney

Publisher:

ISBN: 1732284865

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 140

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Building an Author Platform from the ground up as a writer can seem daunting, especially if marketing is not your jam. Authors are now expected to do more and more work to promote their own books as publishers are not interested in invisible authors. It's imperative that writers take control of their marketing, and build their author platform online. The social media landscape has altered the way writers, readers, and publishers connect. The process of going from unknown to influencer is now more achievable than ever. Achieving social proof, brand recognition, and association with the right people will set you up for success. This book will take you through an accelerated author brand development process. The strategies shared will walk you through the process to create a powerful personal brand. You will discover how designing a personal brand and identity is tied to your strengths and your unique writing style.It's now more important than ever that as a writer, you use the right strategies and proper research before you start writing your book. Uncover how writers are harnessing the power of the Internet, and their own creativity, to build a successful author career. There are mistakes that authors should avoid doing on the Internet that negatively affects their reach. Social media makes building an author platform easier than ever, but many authors struggle to get it right.With proven strategies, easy-to-replicate formulas, and practical tips; this book makes it easier, less expensive, and more possible than ever to stand out from the crowd. The tips apply no matter if your goal is to become a full time author or speaker, launch a business or grow a ministry.In this informative guide you will walk through the process of building an author platform without the overwhelm. Even if you are technologically challenged, this book will guide you with easy-to-follow actionable steps. It shares how to navigate the changing world of book publishing and how you can get your book to market faster through self publishing.We cover up-to-date best practices using new media like Facebook, Amazon etc.

The Poets Writers Complete Guide to Being a Writer

Here is the writing bible for authors of all genres and forms, covering topics such as how to: -Harness your imagination and jump-start your creativity -Develop your work from initial idea to final draft -Find a supportive and inspiring ...

Author: Kevin Larimer

Publisher: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster

ISBN: 9781982123079

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 496

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The definitive source of information, insight, and advice for creative writers, from the nation’s largest and most trusted organization for writers, Poets & Writers. For half a century, writers at every stage of their careers have turned to the literary nonprofit organization Poets & Writers and its award-winning magazine for resources to foster their professional development, from writing prompts and tips on technique to informative interviews with published authors, literary agents, and editors. But never before has Poets & Writers marshaled its fifty years’ worth of knowledge to create an authoritative guide for writers that answers every imaginable question about craft and career—until now. Here is the writing bible for authors of all genres and forms, covering topics such as how to: -Harness your imagination and jump-start your creativity -Develop your work from initial idea to final draft -Find a supportive and inspiring writing community to sustain your career -Find the best MFA program for you -Publish your work in literary magazines and develop a platform -Research writing contests and other opportunities to support your writing life -Decide between traditional publishing and self-publishing -Find the right literary agent -Anticipate what agents look for in queries and proposals -Work successfully with an editor and your publishing team -Market yourself and your work in a digital world -Approach financial planning and taxes as a writer -And much more Written by Kevin Larimer and Mary Gannon, the two most recent editors of Poets & Writers Magazine, this book brings an unrivaled understanding of the areas in which writers seek guidance and support. Filled with insider information like sample query letters, pitch letters, lists of resources, and worksheets for calculating freelance rates, tracking submissions, and managing your taxes, the guide does more than demystify the writing life—it also provides an array of powerful tools for building a sustainable career as a writer. In addition to the wealth of insights into creativity, publishing, and promotion are first-person essays from bestselling authors, including George Saunders, Christina Baker Kline, and Ocean Vuong, as well as reading lists from award-winning writers such as Anthony Doerr, Cheryl Strayed, and Natalie Diaz. Here, at last, is the ultimate comprehensive resource that belongs on every writer’s desk.

Platform

And he has done so with thestrategies and tips he outlines in this very practical book. Any author,speaker, or small business owner who wants a blueprint for getting the attentionand visibility they want, needs to read this book.

Author: Michael S. Hyatt

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

ISBN: 9781595555038

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 261

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Discusses how to create a platform and build an audience using social media technologies.

2008 Guide to Literary Agents

GETTING STARTED Almost Famous Start Building a Platform to Garner More
Attention and Respect Sow by Christina Katz ... To build a platform , an author
must create and maintain a Web presence without sacrificing too much regular
writing ...

Author: Chuck Sambuchino

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 1582975035

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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Lists addresses, telephone numbers, specialties, recent sales, commissions, terms, and submission tips for hundreds of agents located in the United States and Canada

Author s Journal

Plan your novel with this tailor-made book planner.

Author: Sleeplesspsyche

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1543091806

Category:

Page: 166

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Plan your novel with this tailor-made book planner. The Ultimate Author's Tool! Much more than a journal for your writing, this notebook is the ultimate tool, providing you, the author, with everything you require to plan and create your novel. From detailing the obligatory scenes of key genres, to explaining the fundamentals of character creation, outlining, and editing, this book has hints and tips for every stage in the writing process. There are journal templates for each step of your planning, quirky illustrations, and inspiring quotes. What are you waiting for - plan your novel today! -A goal without a plan is just a wish...- Antoine de Saint-Exupere

The Author s Guide to Building an Online Platform

The Author's Guide to Building an Online Platform shows the reader how to: Develop a high-traffic website, establish himself as an expert in his field, build a fan base with e-newsletters, blog for fame, and utilize tactics to gain ...

Author: Stephanie Chandler

Publisher: Linden Pub

ISBN: 1884956823

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 143

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The Author's Guide to Building an Online Platform shows the reader how to: Develop a high-traffic website, establish himself as an expert in his field, build a fan base with e-newsletters, blog for fame, and utilize tactics to gain visability on Amazon.com and other online stores.

Writers Artists Yearbook 2017

Create. website http://thecourage2create.com Founder Ollin Morales Ollin
Morales shares the experience of writing his first ... writing and publicising it
online through blogs, social media and websites to create your 'author platform'
and publish ...

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472928665

Category: Reference

Page: 816

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This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact and how to get published. New articles in the 2017 edition on: Stronger together: writers united by Maggie Gee Life writing: telling other people's stories by Duncan Barrett (co-author of the Sunday Times bestseller GI Brides) The how-to of writing 'how-to' books by Kate Harrison (author of the 5:2 Diet titles) Self-publishing Dos and Dont's by Alison Baverstock The Path to a bestseller by Clare Mackintosh (author of the 2015 Let Me Go) Getting your lucky break by Claire McGowan Getting your poetry out there by Neil Astley (MD and Editor at Bloodaxe Books) Selling yourself and your work online by Fig Taylor Then and now: becoming a science fiction and fantasy writer - Aliette de Bodard Writing (spy) fiction - Mick Herron Making waves online - Simon Appleby All articles are reviewed and updated every year. Key articles on Copyright Law, Tax, Publishing Agreements, E-publishing, Publishing news and trends are fully updated every year. Plus over 4,000 listings entries on who to contact and how across the media and publishing worlds In short it is 'Full of useful stuff' - J.K. Rowling Foreword to the 2017 edition by Deborah Levy.

Children s Writers Artists Yearbook 2017

Create. website http://thecourage2create.com Founder Ollin Morales Ollin
Morales shares the experience of writing his first ... writing and publicising it
online through blogs, social media and websites to create your 'author platform'
and publish ...

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472924971

Category: Reference

Page: 480

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Foreword by Frances Hardinge The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. NEW articles for the 2017 edition included on: - Wanting to be a writer by Simon Mason - Finding new readers and markets by Tom Palmer - News and trends in children's publishing 2015-16 by Caroline Horn - Series fiction: writing as a part of a team by Lucy Courtenay - Creating a children's comic by Tom Fickling All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated. The essential guide for any writer for children.

Social Media for Writers

That's where this guide comes in. Whether you're just starting to create an audience or looking to refine your online presence, Social Media for Writers will equip you with the essential tools you'll need to succeed.

Author: Tee Morris

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599639284

Category: Computers

Page: 278

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Maximize the Potential of Your Online Brand! Over the past decade, social media has transformed from a fad into a necessity for writers. But for the inexperienced author, trying to make sense of--much less master--the available platforms can be a frustrating experience. The variety of social media options alone is dizzying enough: WordPress, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, and more. That's where this guide comes in. Whether you're just starting to create an audience or looking to refine your online presence, Social Media for Writers will equip you with the essential tools you'll need to succeed. In this book you'll learn how to: • Develop an editorial calendar: schedule consistent, quality content for your blog and work with other authors on guest posts and blog tours • Create an online brand: write content for several different networks, and tie them together to develop an authoritative, trusted voice • Utilize "best practices": learn the ins-and-outs of the online community and how to maximize the potential of each platform • Build a community: make connections and create a fan base to endorse your work You'll also find appendixes that show you how to set up the major social media platforms and perform basic functions. With all of these strategies, techniques, and applicable information, Social Media for Writers is a comprehensive source for all your social media needs!

The Writer s Toolkit

2 Bestsellers Available in 1!In this book, you'll find: How to Build a Writing Empire in 30 Days or LessDo You Want to Make a Real Living as a Writer?

Author: Sam Kerns

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1545591466

Category:

Page: 234

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2 Bestsellers Available in 1!In this book, you'll find:How to Build a Writing Empire in 30 Days or LessDo You Want to Make a Real Living as a Writer? You'll Have to Throw Out Everything You KnowLet me guess-you're a talented writer who is willing to do whatever it takes to make a full-time living. You've read countless articles and books on the subject, followed the suggestions in them, but you just can't seem to make the income leap. Or maybe you're a new writer who is convinced you're missing something because your own experience isn't matching up to what you've read is possible.Let me tell you a secret. You've been lied to. Yes, you heard me correctly. Lied. To.The truth is, only about 10 percent of writers earn enough working full time to support themselves. Ten percent. That's not something all those other how-to writing books spend a lot of time on, is it?Luckily, there's a real solution. What I'm talking about is a new system. One that doesn't limit a freelance writer's ability to make a great income because of time constraints.In my book, you'll learn:Why most freelancers can't make a decent living-and what to do about itHow to structure your writing business in a way that works best for your lifestyleHow to brand your business to attract the type of clients you wantWhere to find clients and how to land the jobsHow to structure your time in order to earn the highest possible income in the shortest amount of timeHow to hire a team of qualified, motivated writers who will help you build your EmpireAnd that's not all. I'll give you a step-by-step plan that will lead you to success.How to Publish a Book on Amazon: Real Advice from Someone Who's Doing it WellAre you tired of "how to publish books" that are full of fluff and no real information? So was I.Before I began publishing Kindle books, I read just about everything out there, looking for real answers to questions I had about the industry. But much to my disappointment, most of the books were filled with fluff or stories of people who "hit it big" without really telling me how or why.So here's what I decided to do. Write a book that answers all of the real questions without painting an unrealistic view of the possibilities. I answer things like:How to pick book topics that will sell. (Why it's important, and what I've done right-and wrong.)How to write a book in 30 days or less. (And take weekends off)How to conduct research for your book.How to make your own covers for free.The pros and cons of pre-releasing your book.When you should enroll your book in Kindle Unlimited (And when you shouldn't.)How to format your book yourself. (Including the clickable table of contents) And how to get it done for cheap if you don't want to do it.Why you need a paperback version. (And how to create one)Why you may need an audio book (And how to get one for free)How to get your book translated into other languages for free (And why you should)Why ranking matters (And what to do if your book isn't ranking well.)How to market your book. (Including links and contact information for the people I use)What to do after you publish your first book.How much you can REALLY expect to make with Kindle publishingThis book is the ONLY book you'll need to start a career publishing Kindle books. I promise you won't find any fluff or useless information in it. Just an actionable guide that answers the questions no one else will.

WriterSpeaker Com

A good writer researches , then organizes his thoughts before actually sitting
down to create the finished project . He or she moves ... Stewart uses her own
Web site as a platform for both her writing and her graphics abilities . Her
company ...

Author: Carmen Leal

Publisher: Shaw Books

ISBN: 0877888760

Category: Reference

Page: 276

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Internet Research and Marketing for Writers and Speakers Even though computer literacy doesn’t come naturally to her, Carmen Leal mastered the computer and the Internet and plumbed its depths. Here she offers writers, speakers, school kids, people looking for support groups, and others a practical, user-friendly guide to Internet research and marketing. Leal starts with the basics — computer equipment and Internet access — and explains e-mail, chat rooms, forums, and newsgroups, search engines, and protocol. She goes on to point readers to hundreds of web sites that may meet their particular needs, and then helps them cerate and promote their own web sites. The book includes links to a special site for receiving updated information and web addresses.

C and the NET Platform

NET assembly involves the following steps : • Create an * . resx file which
establishes name / value pairs for each ... do not need to implement these
interfaces yourself unless you are interested in building a custom resource
reader / writer .

Author: Andrew Troelsen

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015053381763

Category: Computers

Page: 970

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C# is the key language for Microsoft's next generation of Windows services, the .NET platform. This new programming language is fast and modern and was designed to increase programmer productivity. C# enables programmers quickly to build a wide range of applications for the new Microsoft .NET platform. The .NET platform enables developers to build C# components to become Web services available across the entire Internet. Relentlessly practical and complete, this book starts with a brief overview of the C# language, but then directly moves to applying C# for essentially every possible kind of .NET application. From Windows- based to Web-based applications, it's all here. There are comprehensive discussions of such important issues as the .NET Framework, threading, ASP.NET and ADO.NET.

Dr Dobb s Journal

Currently , db ponent framework for cross - platform Express supports Oracle , DB
/ 2 , Inter - development from Borland ... web server components that Object
Pascal , which has evolved over the make it easy to write CGI applications years .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015081528765

Category: Application software

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McGraw Hill Education Preparation for the GRE Test 2017 Cross Platform Prep Course

The score for each writing task will then be averaged to yield your overall
Analytical Writing score. ... Fluid Writing To achieve fluid writing, you must create
smooth and logical transitions among the different components of your essay.
Doing so ...

Author: Erfun Geula

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9781259643019

Category: Study Aids

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The all-in-one GRE Prep Course that lets students take GRE practice tests across all platforms−book, online, and mobile This guide is a fully immersive print, online, and mobile program designed to help students assess their strengths and weaknesses and create a specific study plan to achieve the GRE score they want. Written by an educator who received a perfect score on the GRE, this course introduces a specific approach for each section of the exam and emphasizes the reasoning and analytical skills necessary to succeed on the test. McGraw-Hill Education: Preparation for the GRE Test 2017, Cross-Platform Prep Course covers the foundations of each essential concept, introduces strategies and includes review exercises to help students increase their test-taking confidence More than 500,000 students take the GRE every year. 8 interactive practice tests for exam readiness A diagnostic test to help test-takers assess their strengths and weaknesses An explanation of the section-adaptive format of the most recent GRE All instructional content available in both print and interactive formats A personalized study plan with daily goals Powerful analytics to chart students’ progress Answer keys that provide comprehensive explanations and identify and explain common errors

The Publishers Weekly

on his own . Sustaining and growing his platform isn't always easy , Buckingham
admits . “ Both of the previous books ... If you have opportunities as a writer to go
out and make presentations , I would strongly encourage taking a cut in your ...

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ISBN: UCSD:31822034958819

Category: American literature

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How to Write Your First Book

I have been writing for quite some time, but this book gave me information I didn't know anything about. This is definitely a must for anyone thinking about writing a book for publication. - Sarah S.

Author: Stefanie Newell

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1540593487

Category:

Page: 122

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Calling all aspiring writers, speakers, coaches, experts, entrepreneurs, business professionals or anyone considering writing a book for the first time... If the thought of writing a book has been confusing for you in the past, then here's the simplest strategy for writing your first book and ensuring you're a successful author! Do you have a book idea that you've wanted to write for a while but were confused on the steps? Are you overwhelmed by all of the books on writing, publishing and marketing? With a proven formula for success How to Write Your First Book will help you to write better and to understand the fundamentals of writing your first book no matter your writing level or ability. If you are motivated to take your career to the next level or simply want to publish the fiction idea that's been floating around in your mind, the simple and easy to use formula called the W.R.I.T.E. method will help you to accomplish your goal of becoming a published author. Whether you are a new author hoping to find success with your very first book or a professional using it to brand your business, this formula works! The fact of the matter is a well-written book does not always guarantee success. With the W.R.I.T.E. method, you are given the tools you need to attract your audience and make a consistent passive income from your books so that you can write for a living. In this book, all of the questions you didn't even know you had will be answered. You'll learn: - The formula for writing a book that ensures success! - How to research your book idea to determine if it's profitable before you write the book! - How to choose between traditional or self-publishing based on your time, writing goals and budget! - How to write specifically for your target audience so that you can sell more books! - How to create a book title, cover, and book description that will garner you massive sales! - What to consider with respects to your very first book launch and while creating an author platform! - And much more! Perfect Gift Idea For Writers! It doesn't matter if you are looking to write great fiction or an inspiring non-fiction book, whether you choose to self-publish or traditionally publish, this book will be of value to you! If you've been waiting to write a bestseller because you just didn't know how to get started, look no further! This step-by-step guide places you on the path to success! Buy How to Write Your First Book today and be one step closer to becoming a published author in 2017! Stefanie is an expert in her field and that shows through in her writing. I have been writing for quite some time, but this book gave me information I didn't know anything about. This is definitely a must for anyone thinking about writing a book for publication. - Sarah S.