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How to build an email list with a Coloring Book

If you are thinking of adding an Adult Coloring Book to your portfolio of books or already have one, this post is for you. The rise of The Coloring Book has coincided with the rise of the email list. As authors the email list is our most powerful tool. There’s only one problem. It’s a coloring book? How do you capture emails with a coloring book? But let’s rewind to the start. I had been watching the rise of the Adult Coloring Book and they seem to be popping up everywhere. They were now in supermarkets, retails stores, art and craft stores and just about every bookstore had them displayed. […]

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Why I don’t care about money (at the moment)

In my family I constantly get asked that annoying question ‘When are you going to make some money?’ and my answer is usually ‘Soon. I’m trying to create a backlist first.’ or ‘I’m trying to create a long term career and build up my subscribers.’. I even give the ‘I’m waiting to finish my fiction book.’ answer. All these answers are true of course. They are not empty answers I say to get my family off my back. I don’t really care about money at the moment. Sure I have made a little money from coaching and my books but not enough to say ‘I’m making a living from my writing!’. When that […]

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How to build an email list the easy way (Part 2.)

This Post is a continuation from How to Build an Email list the Easy Way (Part 1.) The book is ready or maybe it’s nearly finished. You’ve picked the launch date. Got a killer cover or cover designer who is working their magic. The wheels are in motion. Now for the launch. Email List Part 2. The most easiest way to get allot of subscribers is to create a competition or sweepstake Giveaway. Offer a prize in exchange for someones email. This is only the first part of running a competition. You also need to find a Competition/Sweepstake club to list your giveaway in. Find as many clubs as you can and […]

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How to build an email list the easy way (Part 1.)

An email list is an absolute must for any writer or indie-author. This post is for people who are just getting started with their author platform or don’t have a large email list and the writers who want to make a living and have a long career. The illusive email list is what every blogger or marketing guru talks about it constantly but nobody gives you an actual strategy on how to build one. Here I will give you some quick ways to build your list. There are two main ways readers will find you and sign up to your list. Either a book you wrote and is published (preferably self-published […]

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