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7 Simple Writing Hacks to Improve Your Skills

August 12th, 2015

By Ronda del Boccio NABBW‘s Associate for Entrepreneurial Authoring I came across this outstanding, to-the-point article guest-written by Ray Edwards on Michael Hyatt’s blog, Your Virtual Mentor.  In this excellent column, Ray shared seven simple ways to improve your writing skills. As a veteran writer, I can tell you that he is right.  Here are his first three tips. Know your reader. This means more than knowing a few demographics (how old they are, their average income, etc.). To know your readers means you understand their fears, frustrations, and aspirations. Writing from... Read More

Don’t Miss Our Next Impactful NABBW Teleseminar: “Boomer Book Marketing Tips & Shortcuts,” with Ronda Del Boccio

March 26th, 2013

Don’t Miss Our Next Impactful NABBW Teleseminar:  “Boomer Book Marketing Tips & Shortcuts,” with Ronda Del Boccio Thursday March 28, 2013 8 PM Eastern (5 PM Pacific) Our members who are also authors frequently tell us that book marketing is one of the most frustrating aspects of being published. After all, most authors live to WRITE more — not tinker around on social networks and other places trying to sell more books (either on Kindle or in print). If This Describes You, be sure to be on the call Thursday night, for some author-focused promotional shortcuts that will help you:... Read More

How to Write a Book: Who Is Your Ideal Reader?

March 6th, 2013

By Ronda Del Boccio NABBW’s Entrepreneurial Authoring Expert   As an author mentor, I attract poetry and fiction authors as well as nonfiction authors. Truly, any author needs to think like an entrepreneur, because there is more to writing the book than simply writing and publishing. One of the biggest stumbling blocks that causes my students to fall and skin their knees is getting to know your ideal reader. Who is your ideal reader? Knowing your audience is key. Here are just a few questions to get you thinking. These work no matter what you write (fiction, poetry, nonfiction): Who is... Read More

Book Marketing Tip: Make sure that people can find your book on Amazon.com

September 15th, 2012

Book Marketing Power Tip: Book Marketing Tip: Make sure that people can find your book on Amazon.com By Ronda Del Boccio NABBW’s Entrepreneurial Authoring Expert  Read More

Book Marketing Power Tip: How to Write a Book Pitch that Sizzles

July 29th, 2012

Book Marketing Power Tip: How to Write a Book Pitch that Sizzles By Ronda Del Boccio NABBW’s Entrepreneurial Authoring Expert  Read More

How to Write a Book: Writing Chapter Titles that Turn Browsers into Buyers

June 4th, 2012

How to Write a Book: Writing Chapter Titles that Turn Browsers into Buyers By Ronda Del Boccio NABBW’s Entrepreneurial Authoring Expert  Read More

Fast EASY Product Creation: Share Your Expertise on a CD or DVD FREE!

June 4th, 2012

Fast EASY Product Creation: Share Your Expertise on a CD or DVD FREE! By Ronda Del Boccio NABBW’s Entrepreneurial Authoring Expert  Read More

When Assassins and Allies Conspire

April 18th, 2012

When Assassins and Allies Conspire (Visionary Tales) Author: Ronda Del Boccio Website: http://www.profitablestorytelling.com/tag/when-assassins-and-allies-conspire Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This downloadable Kindle book is a collection of four short stories, written by master storyteller Ronda Del Boccio. Each story is prefaced by a brief author\’s introduction which shares with the reader her inspiration for that tale. I won\’t tell you about all of the stories, but I will say that each is different, and hugely creative. My favorite is the last one, a fantasy titled... Read More

4 Simple Ways to Create a Book Bonus

February 21st, 2012

4 Simple Ways to Create a Book Bonus By Ronda Del Boccio NABBW’s Entrepreneurial Authoring Expert  Read More

Book Authors: Master These Amazon.com Book Promotion Tweaks

January 31st, 2012

Book Authors: Master These Amazon.com Book Promotion Tweaks By Ronda Del Boccio NABBW’s Entrepreneurial Authoring Expert  Read More