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The Key to Building a Strong Author Platform By Robbie Hutchins

This is a guest post from the awesome Social Media Strategist Robbie Hutchins. Robbie Hutchins is a Social Media Strategist and founder of Miracle Worker Social Media. Robbie wants authors and entrepreneurs to be excited by the results of their investment in social media. She wants them to have an irresistible urge to see how their campaigns are going. She wants them to want to know what their daily stats show—how their goals are being smashed. And, she wants them to wish they had hired Miracle Worker sooner! Robbie’s innate knack for social media strategy and her passion for best-practice techniques is backed by over 25 years of experience. Robbie understands what […]

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How to Overcome Setbacks the Indie Way

How you handle set-backs and disappointments can have a huge impact on your creative work. Who knows how many thousands of writers, indie-authors and creatives have quit along the way. But success cannot happen without many failures along the way and without risk there can’t be any success. Learning how to overcome setbacks and disappointments and bounce back is critical. We’ve all heard the crazy statistics like every 8 minutes someone uploads a book on Amazon or 80% of people want to write a book but only 1% actually do. But there are also statistics that are encouraging like 6 billion people will have access the internet in the next ten years […]

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Pros and Cons of going Indie

It’s an important decision for a writer. The book is on its way or finished and you just don’t know what to do! Do you self publish or try and get a book deal with a publisher? To go Indie or not, that is the question. First a warning. I’m slightly biased and have had only the Indie experience but I listen to allot of podcasts and read allot of blogs on this subject so here is my take: Pro’s of being an Indie Author: Control: You have full creative control of your product/book. You call the shots when it comes to the words, title and cover. No fighting or surrendering with […]

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