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Building Social Proof in Social Media Circles – Personal Branding Tips




Since the taming of fire, people have aligned themselves with various clubs, clans, groups, movements, organizations and sports franchises. The obvious illustration of this is rooting for your home team. Where were you last Super Bowl Sunday? The odds are high that you remember where you were, and that you weren’t watching the big game […]


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Social Media, Book Promotion and the Sweet Smell of Success




Ah, the sweet smell of success: your book is finally a household name, the topic of conversation in coffee houses and the subject of toasts in fine dining establishments. Just yesterday, you turned down a media interview due to your busy schedule. Tomorrow you’re off to Barbados for a quick dip in the salty surf, […]


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Get Swept Up In the Adventure – It Was a Dark and Stormy Night In November…




In the spirit of National Novel Writing Month, take an escape into the unknown as you explore the art of writing… He passed a well-manicured hand across his balding pate. It was an absent minded gesture, an insecure idiosyncrasy that had evolved over the course of many years, despite his elevated rank. Renard gladly would […]


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No Way….Write a Book in a Month?




November is National Novel Writing Month, affectionately known as NaNoWriMo. Around the world, more than 300,000 authors will attempt the impossible: to write an entire book in a single month. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, here’s a little background. NaNoWriMo is not really a writing contest, but an event. You might say […]


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Sample Campaign – The Tried & True Book Selling Technique




So you want to promote your new book. You’ve witnessed other authors racing to the top of the best seller charts, and you wonder what they’re doing to build mega success. If you’re like most authors, you’re not sure how to go about reaping this kind of success for yourself. Want to know a secret? […]


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Book Awards – Resting On Your Laurels and Other Thoughts on Winning Book Writing Competitions




Competing for a writing award is an often-overlooked tactic in the book marketing list of “To-Dos”. But is it worth it? Let’s take a look. Back in the day – I mean way back – citizens of the Greek Empire knew they had made it big when they were crowned with a wreath made from […]


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LIBRARY DISTRIBUTION: THE SWEET “Shhhh” OF SUCCESS




When you write a book, getting book distribution is a major component of publishing success. Getting the widest distribution possible for your book should be your main goal. Once you’ve gone to the trouble of writing your best ideas and publishing them, you’ll want as many people as possible to engage with you. As a […]


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I Could NEVER Write a Book!




by Bryan Heathman Did you know that over 70% of people have written down “writing a book” on their bucket list? As such, I get business executives frequently asking me on planes or at the gym about what is involved in writing a book. Years ago, I was one of these people who wanted to […]


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Standing On the Shoulders of the Giants In Your Industry




What does it take to become a legend in your industry, someone whose legacy will live on for the next hundred years and beyond? What does it take for your life’s work to have meaning outside your own backyard – to transcend the here and now? How can you leave a legacy for those who […]


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When Fortune Finds You, Will You Be Ready?




by Bryan Heathman Publisher, Made For Success Follow These Best Practices for Crafting Your Position As A Leader   There are many styles of Leadership, as any glance at a Google search will tell you. Try typing the term “Leadership Styles” into your browser and see what comes up. You’ll find close to a million […]


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