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ernie-j-zelinski's picture
Jun.19.2011
I was asked recently about my new projects and how I manage to earn a decent pretax income of around $100,000 a year (higher than around 95 percent of taxpayers) by working only three or four hours a day.  My income comes from my best-selling books and from internet marketing (see also using viral...
ernie-j-zelinski's picture
Dec.14.2010
Here is an interesting "fact" that you likely didn't know. In an article about how advertisers and corporations are experimenting with ways to advertise to consumers while they read their e-books, a Wall Street Journal reporter states, "most books sell only a few hundred thousand...
ernie-j-zelinski's picture
Nov.30.2009
In my opinion, Seth Godin is one of the best marketers in the world and has one of the best blogs in the world. His blogs are short, to the point, and usually carry a powerful message. I particularly like his blog post for today ( at http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2009/11/watch-the-money....
anthony-s-policastro's picture
Aug.25.2009
I recently attended a friend of mine's book launch and signing at a local coffee house here in Raleigh, NC and I found it highly successful. Martin Brossman, the author of Brossman's Social Media and Online Resource Directory for Business definitely thinks outside of the box and the bookstore...
karen-dionne's picture
Jun.08.2008
A few months before the release of my debut thriller, FREEZING POINT, I decided I was going to use the Internet to promote my novel as much as possible. From talking to other writers, I knew there were plenty of promotional opportunities available - blog tours, online book clubs, book review sites...
gerard-jones's picture
May.01.2008
After the warm and supportive response to the first chapter of my new novel, Million Dollar Ideas (Red Room's "Best Preview" last month), I am now downright thrilled to be posting Chapter 2 on my Author Page. If you liked the first chapter, I think you'll enjoy what you learn in this one...
lisa-mcmann's picture
Apr.11.2008
Hey author friends, Are you scared to death of speaking in public, doing a book signing or school visit, or just don't have the first clue about how to get the word out about your book? (Why do I feel like this 'graph sounds like the beginning of an infomercial? It's not, I promise.) Recently I did...
gerard-jones's picture
Apr.09.2008
I've posted the first chapter of my novel in progress to my Author Page, and I'd love any comments—or suggestions on promoting it—that anyone wants to share. It's an oddball book, funny and kind of old-fashioned but with a surreal twist, that doesn't fit neatly into this compartmentalized market we...
ernie-j-zelinski's picture
Mar.14.2008
I have been using a bit of viral marketing and it seems to have helped a lot given that I specialize in writing and self-publishing. One of the viral marketing tools I use is giving away over half — the top half only — of my book How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free. (The top half is available as a...