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#MarketingMonday w/@PamPerry: How to Social Network to Have True Success #bookpromo #ammarketing

820d9-pamperry-731603Networking with Real Power – From on HIGH!

“Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have always been wired to network. I love sharing information; connecting cool people with other cool people, seeing groups come together for a common cause. There’s strength in numbers. Jesus said, “I can of mine own self do nothing” (John 5:30).

Because networking is so much a part of my personality, I have been teased a lot. I had even begun to think I was a bit strange – until I realized Jesus was a networker. He had to be. He took twelve folks and revolutionized the world. He turned it upside down!

He had a life-changing message that He imparted into mankind through the networking of men. The twelve disciples told some people, and they told some people, and so on and so on…

Isn’t that what life is all about? No man is an island – we all need each other. How could anyone have received Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior if they had not heard the Gospel? And how can they have heard without someone telling them? (Romans 10:14). That’s the ultimate “network.” Hooking people up to the “true vine” because Jesus said, “apart from me you can do nothing” (John 15:1 and 5).

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King talked about networking too. He said, “As long as there is poverty in the world I can never be rich, even if I had a billion dollars… I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. No individual or nation can stand out boasting of being independent. We are all interdependent.”

Networking is not always about getting. It’s really about giving. Actually, you’re more blessed when you give than when you receive (Acts 20:35). I have a passion for God which has caused me to have compassion for people.

We must be committed to helping people. Ephesians 4:3 says, “make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” When we network together, we weave a bond of ultimate power. Creating alliances and cultivating relationships is critical today, especially in business.

Networking is love in action (see 1 Corinthians 13). The master networker, best-selling author of “Success Runs in Our Race” and publisher of the Success Guide, George C. Fraser said, “I think success really involves the situations you get yourself into and the people you meet. No one can be successful by themselves – it’s the relationships that you develop with the people around you. Throughout my life, I’ve had people who helped me do better.”

Success does run in our race. Fraser has been on a mission to link African Americans together for the betterment of them all. For more than ten years, he has published The Success Guide to accomplish this goal. More than an upscale directory of contacts, it is the only vehicle that has African American professionals from 7 different countries and 75 cities. “It’s networking in an instant with real people getting real results,” said Fraser. He is also the author of the new book, “Click.”

The Bible tells us in Matthew 25:39 to “love your neighbor as yourself.” This is the key to a successful life. Another recurring phrase in the Bible is “one another.” We are to: love, instruct, encourage, stir up, lift up, rejoice with, prefer, serve, pray with, submit to, admonish, minister to, fellowship with and edify one another. Sounds like networking to me.

Nobody gets to the highest peaks without help from others. Networking is the identification of relationships for the purpose of sharing information and resources. Taking time for people and communication is the key. Don’t ever get too busy to share information or your wisdom.

Success comes when you hook up with like-minded folks and kindred spirits. Moving ahead often involves reaching out and being willing to give. We reap what we sow.

So, how does one “network” for success?

Here are some practical tips to implement:

1. Be visible. Dress sharp and snappy. Look like someone others want to know because your image says “success.” Be willing to attend functions alone. Networking expands your circle of influence, builds your personal brand, and garners support.

2. Give before you get. Sow before you reap. Look for ways to be a blessing. Share information and resources with contacts before asking them for anything. Search for their interests and goals when meeting someone new. Figure out a way to help them.Gather, collect, and distribute info. Position yourself as the “go to” person for ministry information. Provide regular updates about helpful events or books. Use an email database system like Constant Contact or AWeber to simplify the process and send information attractively.

3. Write your vision. Make it plain. Make the most of networking opportunities by having eye-catching marketing materials. Have more than a business card when going to a conference or event. Be intentional about your purpose. Have a bookmark or postcard describing your book. Offer a CD or brochure as a speaker.

4. Demonstrate your sincere faith by being a person of character and integrity. Follow the Golden Rule which says, “Treat others as you want to be treated”, with respect and courtesy. Follow up and follow through. Deliver on your promises.

So be deliberate in creating partnerships, building relationships and keeping friendships. Make it your intent to be kind, really care about people, treat others with respect and value everyone.

If professionals work together, exchange ideas, contacts and learn how to joint venture – we’d really be about our Father’s business and that’s real power networking! By letting God direct and guide our actions, we’ll have the ordained relationships for success and that’s better than any social network.

Ministry marketing pioneer, Award-winning social media strategist and PR Coach Pam Perry helps African American Christian authors garner publicity and leverage online strategies. As a 20-year PR veteran, she is also the co-author of “Synergy Energy: How to Use the Power of Partnerships to Market Your Book, Grow Your Business and Brand Your Ministry.” For a free MP3 of “What Every Author Should Know,” go to http://www.PamPerryPR.com. She offers help through her private mentorship program at http://www.PamPerryMentoring.com

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#Motownwriters: How To Use Beta Readers To Launch Your Book #KindlePreneur

Learn how to build a beta team and ARC team all in one. Launch your book with reviews, get free editing and build momentum before you even hit publish.

https://kindlepreneur.com/beta-readers/

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Writer Spotlight: Dave Stricklen from The Mitten #scbwimithemitten

You’re retired now, but your previous career is more colorful and unusual than most. Can you tell us a little about the job you used to do?
 
I was the Chief of the Airport Police in Grand Rapids for 22 years. I was always in the middle of anything that went wrong or right. We had a 16 person police department and 6 person dispatch center. 


I’m sure you’ve collected many stories about your experiences with the airport Police. Could you give us one example? Have you considered writing a memoir?
 
We received a call from a tenant that a woman was being forced into a Lear jet. She was screaming “Help, I’m being kidnapped!” My Sergeant and I jumped in the patrol car and raced toward the main runway. The aircraft was turning to take off so we drove at them as they started to roll toward us. We turned sideways blocking the aircraft. The doors flew open and people spilled out. Arrests resulted.
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#motownwriters: How Can Authors Help Authors With Book Publicity?

Authors seeking to promote their book, increase sales, and market their brand need all of the help they can get.  One of the first places authors should look for assistance is from other authors.  That’s right, authors should go to their competitors and expect to get help!
Why might you ask, would a writer help another writer?  Because they are really collaborators rather than competitors.  Friends not foes.  Authors can help others for free because they can get something in return.  They can also help them as part of the brotherhood and sisterhood of a very special and unique family.
All writers, at one time or another, were helped by other writers.  Pay it forward – help someone now and give back to those who helped you earlier in your career.  In return, the one you help now may end up helping the next generation.
So what can an author do for another?  Plenty.  Here are 12 ways authors can work together:
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#Motownwriters: What is your biggest marketing fear this month? What marketing challenges have you overcome?

Take your fears to the next level and use them to gain more book sales and achieve more literary goals!

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Comment now about your book fears this month or leave your marketing challenges you’ve overcome to teach others!

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#MotownWriters @Meetup wsg @KeithDYoung Aug12th #Detroit @DetroitLibrary #HowToWrite Path of the Hero Presentation

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Path of the Hero Presentation Information
In this presentation, writers will learn how the study of mythology and the archetypes represented inside them can help them to write better protagonists.
Writers will learn how to take their readers on a journey of discovery and transformation as experienced through the main character, as he or she follows the path you as the writer has laid out for them.
Writers will learn tried and true methods for writing more believable and impactful hero characters.
These techniques may be used by writers of both fiction and non-fiction.

Keith Young Biography
It is hard to put so much genius in one container! Keith is an author, educator, historian, artist and
community activist. Similarly to the eminent mythologist, writer, and lecturer, Joseph Campbell, Keith love to dig through the mines of ancient myths, legends, and religions to unearth their deeper meanings and their significance to our daily modern lives.
Keith is a lifelong Detroiter with deep roots in the community. Among his accomplishments he sites
graduating from Cass Tech, becoming a Detroit Police Officer, and teaching the young and old at various Detroit Public Schools and Non-Profits.

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#MotownWriters Monthly @Meetup

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017, 10:00 AM

Location details are available to members only.

6 Writers Attending

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#Motownwriters: Book Marketing Questions to Help You Sell More Books

If your book isn’t selling what you hoped, you can use these questions as a checklist to determine whether you’ve done everything possible to help it reach the right readers.

bookmarketingchecklist2Of course, you don’t have to do everything on this list, but choosing elements from each section will help your book stand out from the crowded market. If you want to fill it in, you can download it by clicking the links below. 

Marketing Checklist PDF

Marketing Checklist Word doc 

This is an excerpt from How to Market a Book Third Edition by Joanna Penn, available in ebook, print and audiobook.

https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2017/08/02/book-marketing-questions-to-help-you-sell-more-books/

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#MotownWriters: Artists Creates the Parthenon out of 100,000 Banned Books

Marta Minujín is a 74 year old artist and she has just created a replica of the Greek Parthenon from 100,000 copies of banned books. It was built in Kassel, Germany where Nazis famously held a book burning party in 1933.  “Democracy without books is not democracy,” says Minijín in a statement.

The artist built a similar structure in 1983 when Argentina’s dictatorship fell, and at the end of the installation period, they tipped the structure over so people could get the books. A similar fate is planned for this structure.

 

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What is your literary challenge for the month? #marketing #writing #reading #publishing

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#MarketingMonday w/@PamPerry: Author’s Tip Sheet – How to Work With the Print Media #bookpromo #ammarketing

820d9-pamperry-731603Follow these 12 steps and you’ll see yourself in print – OFTEN.

1. Get newsworthy info into the hands of the media. Make a habit of sending out releases on a regular basis about your events, special speakers, or anything impacting the community at large. Use a media directory or “Google” on the web to find names and contact information.

2. Get to know the beat of reporters of the daily and weekly newspapers. Position yourself with them as an accessible and reliable source and a key authority to be featured in future stories.

3. Read the dailies, weeklies! Respond to articles where you can take a stand on an issue while branding your book by writing a “Letter to Editor” or an “Op Ed” – Opinion Editorial.

4. Send out media releases for really intriguing or fascinating human interest stories by using news wire services. Wire services get wider distribution and can be picked up by national media via the web.

5. Place ads in local newspapers and monthly magazines. Have the ads consistent with your other marketing materials.

6. Become a regular advertiser in at least one publication. You build brand equity with that audience by advertising in one publication. They learn to trust you. Purchase ads in souvenir program books like the NAACP or SCLC to show your commitment to the community.

7. Feature bold graphics and a lot of white space in your newspaper and magazine ads. Keep copy to a minimum. Steer people to your web site. Color commands attention and adds impact. It also gets better ad placement in newspapers.

8. Supply media with well-written and professionally developed press kits. Include press releases (the who, what, when, where, how and why), fact sheets, bios, photo, brochure, annual reports and news clips. Suggest a story idea in the cover letter. Use the industry format for releases to improve your chances of gaining publicity.

9. Expect very little communication back from editors. They are very busy every day with tons of lead for stories. Assign an intern or team member to follow up by phone, email, or both.

10. Read any and all publications you can. Note stories that deal with issues important to your ministry. Add that reporter to your media contact list to send them future releases. The best media lists are the ones you personally create and are familiar with the reporter’s work and style.

11. Send out thank you notes to reporters who feature you in stories. They will remember your personal touch and will keep you in mind as a good source in the future.

12. Assign a photographer to take photos at ALL events where you are participating. Releasing the photos to the media after an event is called Post-Publicity. Send the photo with a brief description of the event. Identify the people in the photo with a label on the back. Realize that newspapers always need good photos. Most black newspapers love to chronicle events in the community.

Ministry marketing pioneer, Award-winning social media strategist and PR Coach Pam Perry helps African American Christian authors garner publicity and leverage online strategies. As a 20-year PR veteran, she is also the co-author of “Synergy Energy: How to Use the Power of Partnerships to Market Your Book, Grow Your Business and Brand Your Ministry.” She offers help through her private mentorship program at http://www.PamPerryMentoring.com

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ALERT: AUTHORS!! Don’t break the bank on editing. @AuthorCKBrooke #amediting


Get affordable, professional, quality flat-rate editing, just $175 for 20,000 words. That’s it.

Plus, I don’t just copy-edit for grammar and spelling, but analyze content (POV, plot holes, inconsistencies, etc.) to bring your manuscript to publication/submission-ready quality. Visit http://ckbrooke.com/editing/ to learn more.

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#MotownWriters: Free Downloads to help Writers & Authors #FreeFriday

Are you ready to do more?
Write?
Publish?
Promote and Market?

Download these files to give you assistance in your literary journey.

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And don’t forget, you can always request Sylvia for your writer’s group to speak or request a private consultation!

Literary Empowerment Coaching Service

Are you frustrated and just need quick questions to all your eBook needs without breaking your bank?
Sylvia Hubbard has been in the eBook industry since 2000 and can become your eBook whisperer. Called an author’s best friend, she has spoken in the United States and Canada on Ebook Writing Publishing and Marketing.Let her spend a little time helping you get to your eBook Literary goals!For $30 dollars you will receive ONE HOUR of coaching and answers to your questions.

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#MotownWriters: How Authors Can Be Proactive with Indie Author Day via @IndiesUnlimited

New post on Indies Unlimited

How Authors Can Be Proactive with Indie Author Day

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by Hunter Gardner

In March 2014, a dream of mine came true: I became a published author. Bitingduck Press, an independent press outside of Los Angeles, released my young adult novel SCHOOL. and though I had been writing since age sixteen, that was the moment when I felt like I could truly call myself a writer.

While the publisher was very good to me, it became immediately apparent that marketing the book would be primarily my responsibility. There was the Facebook page, of course, and family and friends ready to buy, but with the ever-growing mountain of content constantly piling up in front of the masses, I had no idea how to get my book to stand out.

What I didn’t account for was “on-the-ground” promotion and networking, or working with local libraries. That’s why I wish Indie Author Day had been around in 2014.

Indie Author Day is a great opportunity for authors to bring their ideas to their local libraries and collaborate in a way that builds local community while also putting a spotlight on indie authors and their works. Read more of this post

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