Tag Archives: Christian writers

Quick Tip: Urgency

Some of the most important things in life are only accomplished if we have a sense of urgency. With regard to your speaking, writing, and other communication tasks, what are the things that you did to do sooner than others? … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Presentation Topics

If you narrow down your presentations to a handful that most closely align with your audience’s specific problem, your core message, down to the ones that are most effective, most requested, best received and most offered, you will be more … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Ask Questions

Ask your tribe/audience questions. Listen to them. Find where they need help the most. THEN and only then…look at your areas of experience, skills, expertise, and lessons learned. Be specific in the solution you offer to speak into their lives … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Find the Pain Point

Each type of audience can hear a similar message from your core message group, yet each audience has a different need. Find that pain-point, meet that specific need or solve their specific problem, and you have a winner!

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Quick Tip: Coordinate the Timing

Coordinate the time of your promotions. Try to schedule your guest posts, author interviews, giveaways, advertising and other promotions to run in conjunction with each other, so that each promotion gains momentum from the next one. The perception of ‘being … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Create Merch

Sell some merch (merchandise). Give your fans the opportunity to promote you and your work offline by creating and selling themed merchandise on your site: such as notepads, greeting cards, t-shirts, mugs, totes…the list is endless. 

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Quick Tip: Translate

Get your book or program translated into one of the widely spoken languages like Spanish or German to increase your sales reach. Who do you need to contact to get this done? 

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Quick Tip: Meet-Up Groups

Do a presentation at a local meet-up group. Don’t sell, just give great information, and make sure to have some of your books and other products on hand in case people ask.

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Quick Tip: Podcasts

Start your own podcast. Find other podcasts that are up and running and contact them to be a guest. Then reciprocate for your podcast. Do you have a podcast? Are you a guest on others’ podcasts? Do you allow guests … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Share Buttons

Make sure your blog has all the share buttons enabled to maximize the social media reach of your blog. Check your blog. Are the share buttons enabled? Post YES or NO in the comments. 

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Quick Tip: Promo Video

Make a book trailer or promo video about what you do and offer. Post it on your website, blog, and all of your social media accounts. What do you need, or who do you need to contact, to create a … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Professional Head Shots

If it’s been longer than 2 years, it’s time to get new professional head shots taken. When did you last have professional head shots taken?  Do you need to schedule a session with a photographer? 

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