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nina-amir's picture
Feb.24.2014
It takes more than just a good idea and good writing to produce a successful book. It also takes more than the ability to develop a large and engaged fan base—an author platform. And it takes more than an Author Attitude. To become a successful author you need to produce a marketable book. That...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Feb.23.2014
Along with persuasion tech entrepreneur Pamela Day -- who's a researcher at Stanford's Persuasive Technology Lab -- and Amanda Barbara from the global crowd-funding publishing platform PubSlush, the "Kickstarter for books" and another pro from a major social media...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Jan.09.2014
That's right, 1,000 people around the world said yes to free access to my self-paced training to achieve your potential online. Perfect for writers building their platform (in fact, the program is based on the author platform concept, and is customized for content creators like you.) Were you one...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Aug.07.2013
No more address books. No more contact files. Here's something I've been doing for years. It's a way to organically grow your networks online, increase ambient awareness of people you've run across in person, AND keep entropic clutter to a minimum. Take that inert stack of biz cards on your desk....
nina-amir's picture
Nov.24.2012
If you want to be a published author, you need an author brand. Since, most writers don’t know much about branding, I asked Rob Eagar, a marketing consultant and author of Sell Your Book Like Wildfire: The Writer’s Guide to Marketing and Publicity, to explains why you need an author brand and to...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Sep.07.2012
Writers are born content producers. The more prolific among us are literally *volcanoes* of content, ideas springing from our skull like Athena from the head of Zeus.  Yet, I suspect a majority of what you’ve generated in your writing life isn’t actively working for you. It’s probably not...
gloria-oliver's picture
Aug.27.2012
Welcome back! Good to see you. :) Fan Fun   Red Dawn Official Trailer - looks like they're doing a remake of the 1984 Classic! (For SPN fans - Both Jessica and Papa Winchester are in this one.:P) Judge Dredd Preview - this is going to be fun! And speaking of fun - The Man With...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Aug.16.2012
What *is* a web platform? Here's the GlobalNiche.net answer: it's where and how you exist online. It's both the web technology you use, and who you are using it. It's the mechanical pieces on the web, and the conceptual pieces of you. It reflects the whole of you both offline and on. Your...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Jul.12.2012
    Have you tried mapping the complexity and richness of your life (and career) with an overlapping Venn diagram? Here's what turned up when we did one for GlobalNiche -- you can see all the relationships of our personal and professional influences and communities as we operate at the...
nina-amir's picture
Mar.14.2012
These days everyone searches for everything—even experts—on the internet. That means if the media needs a source, an organization needs a speaker, a publisher needs a writer, or a potential customer or client needs to purchase a product or service, they turn to Google, Yahoo, Bing or some other...