• The Author’s Guide to Building an Online Platform: Leveraging the Internet to Sell More Books

    Author's Guide to Building an Online Platform: Leveraging the Internet to Sell More Books by Stephanie ChandlerWhether you already have one, two or twenty books to your credit or you are just venturing into the world of publishing, The Author’s Guide to Building an Online Platform provides effective online marketing strategies that can dramatically increase your publishing success.

    Just about every agent and editor asks the inevitable question: “What’s your platform?” Author Stephanie Chandler decided to answer this question by building her platform online and now she shares the lessons she has learned along with insight from the many authors and experts she interviewed for this book.

    You will learn how to:

    • Develop an online platform that impresses editors and agents
    • Create an effective Web site and reach a global audience
    • Drive traffic to your site utilizing simple, affordable online marketing strategies
    • Implement online sales
    • Establish yourself as an expert in your field
    • Master the art of promoting your books on Amazon
    • Stand out against the competition
    • Build a long-term career as an author

    Each information-packed chapter concludes with an author interview. You will discover how Dan S. Kennedy, Scott Allen, Karen Gillespie and others have leveraged the Internet to build their fan base and increase book sales.

    With so much competition in the publishing field, it is critical that authors find new, innovative ways to promote their work. The Internet is a powerful tool and authors can now access a world of opportunity by following the simple strategies outlined in The Author’s Guide to Building an Online Platform.

    Reviews for The Author’s Guide:

    “Building recognition online is one of the most important ways toachieve success, and Stephanie’s book provides the guidelines you’ve been waiting for. If you want to accelerate your success as an author, buy this book now!”
    -Dr. Joe Vitale, author of The Attractor Factor and The Key and as seen in The Secret, www.MrFire.com

    “Due to the Internet, book promoting is now faster, easier, less expensive, and more fun. Stephanie Chandler is on the leading edge of this new way to get your book noticed. Her breakthrough book will guide you through modern book promotion.”
    -Dan Poynter, author of The Self-Publishing Manual, www.ParaPublishing.com

    “I like to think I’m pretty savvy when it comes to promoting my books, but Stephanie Chandler’s guide taught me new things about navigating Amazon.com’s many (confusing) marketing options for authors,generating unique ideas for selling my books, and locating helpful resources. The Author’s Guide to Building an Online Platform will help you too, from building your first website to selling your books
    through affiliates to landing profitable speaking gigs. Promoting books is hard work that every author needs to do, but Chandler’s guide
    makes it easy–and even fun!

    -Linda Formichelli, coauthor of The Renegade Writer, www.LindaFormichelli.com

    “The wise author knows that an online presence is essential.
    Chandler’s savvy book is sure to help you sell more books!

    -John Kremer, consultant and author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, www.BookMarket.com

    “Ms. Chandler gives you all the tips you will need to flourish as an author, plus countless more that you didn’t even know you needed.
    Each page is rich with nuggets that illuminate the path for writers
    .”

    -Jay Conrad Levinson, author of Guerrilla Marketing, www.GuerrillaMarketingAssociation.com

    “As someone who has worked with authors and speakers for an entire lifetime, this book is a welcome addition to the industry. It is nearly impossible to build a career as an expert on any subject without an online presence. Chandler’s book is well-written and isfilled with sound advice and strategies that can benefit any author, new or experienced.”
    -Lilly Walters, coauthor of Speak and Grow Rich, www.LillyWalters.com

    “Authors today must wear many hats besides just ‘Author.’ While that’s not always welcome news, books like Stephanie Chandler’s give a much-needed reality check about the publishing world today, and how to win big at the online publicity game–crucial to any author seeking commercial success. Highly recommended.”
    -Peter Bowerman, author of The Well-Fed Writer series,www.WellFedWriter.com


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    About the Author:

    Stephanie Chandler is an author of several books including LEAP! 101 Ways to Grow Your Business, From Entrepreneur to Infopreneur: Make Money with Books, eBooks and Information Products and The Author’s Guide to Building an Online Platform: Leveraging the Internet to Sell More Books. Stephanie is also founder and CEO of http://AuthorityPublishing.com, which specializes in custom publishing for non-fiction books, and http://BusinessInfoGuide.com, a directory of resources for entrepreneurs. A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, BusinessWeek, Inc.com, Wired magazine and many other media outlets.

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    About the Author: Stephanie Chandler is an author of nine books including Own Your Niche: Hype-Free Internet Marketing Tactics to Establish Authority in Your Field and Promote Your Service-Based Business and The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Simple Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books. She is also founder and CEO of Authority Publishing, specializing in custom book publishing and social media marketing services, BusinessInfoGuide.com, a directory of resources for entrepreneurs, and the Nonfiction Authors Association, a marketing community for authors. She has been featured in Entrepreneur magazine, BusinessWeek, Inc.com, and Wired magazine, and she is a contributing blogger for Forbes. For author and speaker details, visit http://StephanieChandler.com. Subscribe to Stephanie Chandler's blog feed here.

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    1. [...] Author: Stephanie Chandler is an author of several business and marketing books including “The Author’s Guide to Building an Online Platform: Leveraging the Internet to Sell More Books“, “LEAP! 101 Ways to Grow Your Business” and “From Entrepreneur to [...]

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