December 22nd, 2017

Social Media Habits that Support Your Brand AND Your Life

With people all over the world are averaging at least three to four hours each day online, social media marketing is something we just can’t get away from. People use their phones and mobile devices for more than half their time online and 90% of that time is spent in apps. They are browsing, cementing […]

July 17th, 2015

10 Mistakes Authors Make that Can Cost them a Fortune (and How to Avoid Them)

Penny Sansevieri

When it comes to writing books and book promotion, I know that it can sometimes feel like a confusing odyssey of choices. And while I can’t address each of these in detail, there are a number of areas that are keenly tied to a book’s success (or lack thereof). Here are ten for […]

December 28th, 2012

Your Author Business Plan: Compare, Contrast And Conquer

Writers In The Storm welcomes back literary lawyer, Susan Spann with her next installment of her blog series on the author’s business plan.

By Susan Spann

Thank you for joining me again on our trek through writing an author business plan!

Last month’s installment looked at The Three Stages of Author Marketing. Now, as 2012 […]

November 28th, 2012

The Three Stages of Author Marketing

We welcome back contributing guest, Susan Spann, with Part 3 of her Author Business Plans series. If you missed Part 1 or Part 2, they’re just a click away.

by Susan Spann

Today we continue our trek through Author Business Plans with a look at Part 3: Marketing.

The business plan section on Marketing Strategies […]

August 10th, 2012

8 Easy Ways To Grow Your Social Media Footprint

Photo by Elizabeth Cooper ~ WANA Commons

by Jenny Hansen

A while back, I attended a free two-hour seminar on social media provided by Constant Contact (my new BFF). While it’s true that I attended for my day job, writers are their own small business so YOU get to benefit as well.

Look at […]