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chris-h-stevenson's picture
Apr.10.2014
You’ve  probably heard of some of these. Some are obvious. Others might be hidden gems, ready for your experimentation. I'm hooked up with some best-selling authors and they're giving up some tips and strategies. One, who is selling part of a dark fantasy series right now hit five top-ten...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.03.2014
Maybe I'm naive to the ways of finance. I'm from the era where the joke was: "A million here, a million there, and it starts to add up." I'm humble enough to contemplate a nice book/movie deal getting me one million dollars, leaving the billion for others. And - yes - I also know that a million is...
dave-kahle's picture
Apr.02.2014
(Excerpted from Chapter Four from Take Your Sales Performance Up-a-Notch) By Dave Kahle         Here's one of the foundational principles for sales success: You'll always be more effective if you think about what you do before you do it.     ...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.06.2014
Many things are excused and explained by the statement: "It was a good idea at the time." But - I dunno - so many of these are beyond any such realm. [DE] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 40 Worst Book Covers and Titles Ever I’ve been told not to judge a book by its cover, but when the cover has a...
darlene-quinn's picture
Feb.27.2014
  As mentioned my previous blog Open For Thanksgiving – How Early is Too Early? the predicted holiday shopping frenzy appeared to be at an all-out high as more retailers announced their opening on Thanksgiving Evening to kick off their Black Friday sales. However, in spite of the...
darlene-quinn's picture
Feb.27.2014
  As we move into November, the retail industry has already begun to edge into full a full holiday shopping frenzy. This comes complete with online retailers such as Amazon.com already beginning their Black Friday/ Cyber Monday countdown through week long sales geared at attracting early...
michael-seidel's picture
Feb.16.2014
Monday is Presidents' Day and you know what that means:  Presidents' Day sales.  Our Presidents are going to be on sale at heavy discounts.  Most of us can't afford to buy our own President so we're forced to timeshare them.  The last POTUS election cost like ten gazillion...
dale-estey's picture
Feb.06.2014
And a rum lot we are. I am reminded of a cartoon I saw in Playboy of decades ago. An author - a poor thin weedy chap - was slouched in a chair before his publisher's desk. The publisher was pointing to the opening door of his office. In walked a rugged man, rich head of hair, muscular in a well cut...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.19.2014
January 19     ROCK BOTTOM PRICES     Marble topped dressers, dry sinks and wardrobes, standing in the auctioneer’s warehouse, show loving use and obvious value.  The hungry consumers peruse the merchandise looking for the perfect piece to fit their need.  Old men...
dale-estey's picture
Jan.12.2014
Adolf Hitler made the bulk of his money because he was an author. He accrued lots and lots of $$$$$$ through the sales of Mein Kampf. True, every household was supposed to have a copy, so that helped in the royalties. One wonders (with a degree of suspicion) why sales are so strong on the internet...