How Your Business Can Have Stellar Customer Service

Along with giving your business a measurable return on investment with orders processed and appointments made, professional and reliable call center services are your best option to offer your customers excellent customer service. Great customer service is essential for the overall health of your business. In today’s world of social media and customer testimonials online,…

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The Top 10 Udemy Courses for Writers

top 10 udemy courses for writers

I’m a big fan of online training.While there is a lot of value in attending live workshops, conferences, and courses, there’s something to be said for being able to learn whatever you want from the comfort of your own home, at any time of day or night that you desire. Because of that, I’m a…

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How to Use OptimizePress to Promote Your Books

If I had to use just one tool for building my business as a writer and author, I would choose OptimizePress. I use aspects of it every single day, and if you’re an author, it’s a tool you should consider using. Here are just some of the ways you can use OptimizePress to promote your…

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Two Book Editing Tools that Save Me Money

book editing tools to help you save money

When a friend saw my Amazon author page, she asked how I can afford to publish so many books. In her experience, the self-publishing process was super expensive, yet for me, it has been inexpensive. One of the biggest ways that I get my books out at a reasonable cost is by saving money on…

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Why You Should Have Your Blog Reviewed

how to improve my blog

Most of the time when we think about hiring help for our blog, we think about hiring people to write, edit, upload, promote on social media, and so on. All of those are great ways to get help, but there is one other way that I’d like you to consider, and that is hiring someone…

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3 Tips to Help You FINALLY Write Your Book

3 Tips to Help You FINALLY Write Your Book

If you’ve always dreamed of writing a book but haven’t yet made it happen, you’re not alone. In fact, while 81% of people say they want to write a book, only a few manage to get it done. I used to be “one of the 81%” and now I’m “one of the few.” While I’ve…

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Music to Write By

writing music

Some people love to listen to music when writing and in fact, can’t work well without music or some other noise in the background. Other people work best in absolute silence. I lean toward the “absolute silence” end of the spectrum and love to work in a very quiet environment. The problem for people like…

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When Hiring Help for Your Blog Should You Go Through an Agency?

pros and cons to using an agency to hire help for your blog

In a previous post I wrote about the pros and cons of hiring help from your blog in the Philippians or the U.S. Perhaps by now you’ve made the decision to hire U.S. based team members, or maybe you think that you’re better off hiring people overseas. You may even, like me, want to do…

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Are You Drifting or Driven?

goals for the new year

Over the past week I watched two videos by Michael Hyatt that really challenged me. Here are a few of my thoughts on them, along with links to the videos in case you want to watch them yourself. Video 1: Design Your Life Michael really nailed it when it said something along the lines of,…

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My Book Editing and Proofreading Process: Tips for Self-Editing Your Book

how to self-edit your book

I recently chatted with a fellow independent author about the sometimes high cost of self-publishing. Editing is one of the most expensive aspects of self-publishing, for good reason. I’ve done a lot of editing myself, and it not only requires a high level of skill, but it also takes a lot of focused time. There’s…

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