How Many Books Will I Sell During My Book Launch? Top 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions by Authors

[ad_1] As a book promotion expert, I receive a LOT of requests for consultations from authors who are preparing to publish their books. Some are experienced authors who have published in the past, either self-published or through a royalty publisher. Others are first-time (and usually self-published) authors. During our initial consultation, I tend to hear many of the same questions again and again. As these questions are so key to authors before they decide whether or not to do a full-blown "bestseller launch" for their book, I thought it might be a good idea to pull together my "Top 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions" I am asked by authors on almost a daily basis. Q1: How many books will I sell during my online book launch? First of all, let's define "the launch" as a 24-48 hour period of time in which we will be driving traffic to buy your Read More …

Manifesting Our Potential

[ad_1] The New Year often inspires people to manifest their potential. Yet, how often do we hear someone say one month after the New Year has begun that they have given up on their resolution? They may make excuses by blaming others, their lack of time or resources, or just about anything outside of themselves for their absence lack of self-discipline. I belong to a local gym and every January it is packed with people who do not normally work out. They come because they want to improve their lives, but they quit when they see how hard it is to implement this change over time. They have not yet realized that, in order to add positive change into their lives, they will have to be willing to give up some other activity that is taking up the space the new activity will occupy. To keep a New Year's resolution Read More …

Children's Books to Save the Bedtime Read

[ad_1] Reading with a child at bedtime is an age-old custom that is repeated from generation to generation. It is one of the most treasured memories of childhood for many adults and one that they would like their children to share. Reading a book at bedtime can extend and adapt the filial bond through years of developing maturity when ideas and opinions of the wider world begin to be aired, interest in serious reading is stimulated and more sophisticated jokes can be shared. But in an age when television and the internet intrude into every room, including the bedroom, the book at bedtime is under threat. Kindle readers may provide an acceptable high-tech alternative to the old-fashioned printed paper, but it is more important than ever to ensure that the written content is of interest to both parent and child. A parent who knows s / he is going to Read More …

Silicone Breast Implant Ruptures and Leaks: Symptoms And Treatments

[ad_1] If a lady has had breast augmentation, there is a small chance that her implants may rupture or leak at some point in the future. Although the risks of this happening are small, read this article to learn more about the symptoms and cures of this condition. Symptoms Often implant ruptures have no symptoms at all, but can present with misshapen breast, lumps, pain, capsule formation, or swelling of the lymph nodes, as the leaking silicone gets collected by the lymph nodes in the armpits as it escapes from the pocket under the breast. Investigations Like any other lady with misshapen breast or lumps in the breast or armpit, you should be assessed by a doctor who is skilled in breastfeeding assessment, usually a breast surgeon, who can tell whether you have a problem with your breast, or with your implants . Many doctors automatically send patients with suspected Read More …

The Truth about Colossus: Are You Just A Magnetic Image?

[ad_1] What is Colossus? Colossus is software licensed to about twenty-five insurance companies to aid in lending the settlement value of claims. The insurance industry maintains it is a useful tool because it considers a great many factors, and the settlement values ​​are just a range for use in any way the insurer wishes. The claimants' attorneys, on the other hand, maintain that the software is only so good as the data input, and we never know what the adjuster has input; that it does not consider interference with normal life activities, or other valid indications of pain and suffering normally provided by lay testimony instead of medical testonomy (as required by Colossus); and that it is not strictly a beginning point, but is instead the FINAL WORD ON VALUE that the adjuster has to adhere to, or else risk unfavorable management reviews. How would you like to know that Read More …

Top Entertainment Magazines

[ad_1] Photos of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's baby were sold to People magazine for $ 4.1 million recently. Yes. You read that correctly, $ 4.1 million. What is our fascination with celebrity? Is it the larger than life movie stars? Is it the glamorous lives they lead? How is it people can name every character from Gray's Anatomy but come up empty when asked to name their state senators? It's because we are obsessed with celebrity. We need entertainment scoop and there is not a shortage in finding it. The E! Network dedicates itself to nothing but entertainment. Searches result in countless pages on your requested subject. There certainly is not a shortage of magazines on it either. Supermarket stands sell them. Bookstores sell them. You can also subscribe to these magazines online. Websites such as Mags For Less offer a variety of entertainment magazines to choose from. Here Read More …

Writing Adds Life to Stories, Romance or Entertaining Content – Enjoy All That Writing Entails

[ad_1] *** There are so many things to share with writers' that I have learned, on my own, that is very helpful in the writing process. Making writing more fluid and free-flowing and discovering what works best for you is your largest asset through the writing process. You can achieve this by having a conversation with your reading audience and anticipating and engaging possible questions and even creating unexpected plot twists is always a welcome way to gain and keep audience attention. Writers' do not be derelict in doing your research when writing an informative article, column, essay, novel or anything that has your valuable signature at the end. You can not pretend that what you write does not belong to you. Writing is done by people who are probably great at speaking, teaching, or at least at gaining an audience by what they choose to communicate to the world. Read More …

No More 'Thinking About It' – Make a Decision to Take Action Today!

[ad_1] Never making the decision you know you need to make has been called 'analysis paralysis'; 'sitting on the fence'; 'considering your options'; 'waiting for the right time' (when there is no right time); 'not wanting to rush into anything'; and, in new age lingo 'being kind to myself by NOT making a decision'. OMG, really? However, deep inside ourselves, if we're willing to be honest, we know it by another name, and it's not 'procrastination'. It's called "FEAR". I know fear well, and my guess is that you do, too. We all do, if we're honest. And the only difference between those who make fearless decisions and those who avoid them, is that fearless decision-makers are usually creating a life where they're taking charge of the direction it's going, and the others are not. Of course, life has its own way of taking charge from time to time, so Read More …

Annuities: How Much Does Each Option Choose Choose Affect Your Income?

[ad_1] When buying an Annuity you have a number of sometimes bewildering choices. Should income be paid monthly or annually, in advance or in arrears? What is a guarantee period? Do I need one? How much income does my spouse need if I die before they do? As well as finding the best Annuity rate, all these decisions need to be made in the knowledge that once you have bought your Annuity it can never be changed. It is fair to say that the more options you add on to your Annuity the lower the starting income will be. But just what does each option mean and how much does it cost? Costs v Benefits Escalation, a guarantee period and a spouse's pension are the three most popular options we see being added to an Annuity. We've traded some research and found these interesting facts about the cost of each Read More …

Dubai Travel Deals

[ad_1] The United Arab Emirates or UAE is one of the most popular countries of the world. Dubai is the commercial capital of UAE. This city was used to be a small fishing village famous for its pearls. But at the end of nineteenth century the discovery of oil on this land changed the view. The development took place very rapidly here and soon this place was converted into one of the most popular holiday destination of the world. Technologically this place has done a lot of progress. But you can still find the historical and cultural establishments as usual. This place is famous for its high rise buildings. In fact the tallest building of the world at the present times is in Dubai. It is the Burj Al Arab hotel of Dubai. This hotel is the most luxurious hotel of the world. There are lots of hotels in Dubai. Read More …