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  1. Mikeyboy_esq

    Say YES to more visibility!

    PRO TIP: One of the biggest struggles for many authors is getting your name in front of people. Visibility for you and your book is important for book sales. That brings me to my book marketing tip for today, which is to take opportunities that lead to more visibility whenever possible (e.g...
  2. Mikeyboy_esq

    15 speeches & counting... seems to make a big difference in total sales!

    JUST AN UPDATE ON MY MARKETING EFFORTS FOR THIS YEAR: Last Friday, I attended a college teacher conference in Galveston (1.5 hour drive from my house) where I gave a speech on how to self-publish a book that was based on my 2nd book (a self-publishing guide). I only sold 5 books at this event...
  3. Mikeyboy_esq

    Finding Speaking Opportunites Related to Your Book

    If you are LOOKING FOR SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES related to your book, I highly recommend checking with your local colleges. I'm a volunteer instructor at a local community college as part of their ACADEMY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING program, which offers its members (age 50+) access to over 100 lectures...
  4. Mikeyboy_esq

    Good Article on how to find Speaking Gigs

    FYI: Here’s a good article on findingpaid and non-paid speaking opportunities! https://nonfictionauthorsassociation.com/how-to-locate-speaking-engagements-free-and-paid/ For what it's worth, I've had decent luck finding NON-PAID speaking gigs this year (did 7 already and have 5 more booked...