Indie Author Weekly Update – May 19, 2017

 Indie Author Weekly UpdateToday’s Indie Author Update includes posts on blogging, social media tools, word-of-mouth  marketing, and so much more! I hope you enjoy these posts, ones I considered the best from all the post I read this past week.

How ‘word-of-mouth marketing’ REALLY happens by Dan Blank: “Today I want to share a small case study with you, illustrating how word-of-mouth marketing really happens. My goal is to encourage you to connect in meaningful ways with others who resonate with the writing and creative work you are passionate about. Okay, let’s dig in…”

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Indie Author Weekly Update – March 17, 2017

Indie Author Weekly Update

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Indie Author update. On deck today are posts from Joel Friedlander, Jane Friedman, Digital Pubbing and others. Don’t miss Joel’s interview of Dan Blank; it’s terrific.

Using Improv Techniques for #Creativity plus Facebook Ads  with Andrea Vahl and by Joanna Penn: “Andrea Vahl is a social media speaker and consultant who is passionate about helping businesses understand and leverage the power of social media to actually grow their business. She’s the co-author of Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies, and she’s also been an improv, stand-up comedian for 10 years. You can listen on iTunes or Stitcher or watch the video here, read the notes and links on Joanna’s website. She Joanna’s website for the complete transcript and links.”

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Fab Friday Find – Release Shame as an Author Entrepreneur

Fab Friday Finds By Frances Caballo

This is my second installment of Fab Friday Finds. This week’s fab find is a post I read by Dan Blank on the role of shame in our lives. I decided to share a link to his post and add my personal experience on this topic.


Like you, I read a lot of blogs. How else can I keep up with changes in social media and the publishing world?

xUfsd9_2_400x400Last Friday, I read a wonderfully sincere post by Dan Blank titled Shame and Your Writing Career. The post focused on the fear and shame that can play a role in decisions writers like you make in how you practice your craft and pursue your writing career.

To illustrate his point, Dan Blank shared a moment of shame he had while working out with a new trainer.

His post got me thinking.

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