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Grow Your Marketing Skills through Group Coaching

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I’m starting something new…Marketing Group Coaching!

I love working one-on-one with authors, but there are only so many hours in a day… And I also believe there is great power in small-group learning!

Over a 10-week course, we’ll work in groups of about six authors, diving deep into the following topics that are critical to effectively marketing books:

  • Find your Target Reader
  • Grow Your Email List into a powerful tool
  • Build an effective Launch Team
  • How to get more Amazon Reviews (and why it matters)
  • How to find and work with Influencers in your target audience to widen your reach

Through a combination of videos and group chats (as well as a private Facebook group), you’ll receive in-depth training, actionable feedback, and built-in accountability to help you succeed in each of these areas.

Each coaching group will be open to 6 authors, and this first group will begin within the next few weeks. We’ll schedule the live sessions at a time that works for each group.

I’m offering a 50% discount for the first group, and wanted to give you, my blog family, the first opportunity.

You can see all the info and register here: http://the-ambitious-author.teachable.com/p/next-level-group-coaching/?product_id=368109&coupon_code=ACFW1

To get the 50% discount, enter promo code ACFW1.

If you have any questions not answered on the course page, please don’t hesitate to contact me!

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Let’s kick this marketing thing off!

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Writing is my life.

However, I was blessed with eleven years in the corporate world, which vibrantly awoke the left side of my brain. Now, I analyze the budget impact and ROI (return on investment) for everything, even my creative works!shutterstock_133160609

With so many books available, and so many marketing opportunities jumping in our faces as authors, how do we sort the chaff to find our personal wheat?

Tweet: How do you sort all the book marketing chaff to find the right methods for you? http://ctt.ec/ueoCX+ #amwriting

As I released my debut novel, then my second, and third, I couldn’t stop analyzing the data (a spreadsheet habit is hard to kick). I began to realize certain marketing efforts worked better for me than others (in the business world we call these best practices). Not every effort to market or advertise is right for every scenario. I narrowed my efforts initially to what seemed to work best for me and my books (the low-hanging fruit). Now I’m gradually expanding my reach to cover the other areas to bring additional impact.

Who am I? I’m technically a hybrid author, with one traditionally published book releasing June 26, 2015 (The Rancher Takes a Cook from Prism Book Group). However, most of my books are Indie-published (meaning I act as the contractor who hires editors and cover artists, I upload my books to my chosen publishing venues, and I handle the marketing details myself). I love the control being an Indie author gives me. I can study the market, see what works for others, implement my own ideas, and see up-to-the-minute results and data.

God has blessed my books thus far, with each of them selling thousands each month. And now, with His help, I’m leaving the corporate world behind and focusing on my writing and marketing efforts full-time. I’m committed to this journey of writing and selling books, and I’m looking forward to sharing what I learn along the way!

I’ll be posting weekly on this blog (maybe more often as we get started), sharing marketing ideas I’ve tried, the success (or failure) in the attempt, and lessons learned. I’ll share real info and stats on:

  • Pricing strategies
  • Advertising platforms
  • When and how pre-orders work best
  • Borrows vs. buys in Amazon’s KDP Select program
  • And so much more!

As we kick off this journey together, I’d love hear the topics you want to discuss!

  1. First register at the link on the right to receive new blog posts in your email each week.
  2. Then leave a comment below to tell me what you’d like future posts to cover!

 

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