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EP217 Free Author Promos, Pygmalion, and the Fight for More Willpower

<iframe width=”100%” height=”180px” src=”http://percolate.blogtalkradio.com/offsiteplayer?hostId=435891&episodeId=8307007″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> It’s all Greek to me! Pygmalion, Galatea, and the Golem Effects all have a profound impact on our day-to-day lives, but most of us probably don’t even realize it! Today that all changes. I’m sharing a little bit about what I know about these effects, and then I’ll briefly […]

EP216 Argh! Pirates Abound!

 He writes about pirates! How cool is that?   Ozgur K. Sahin is an award-winning independent author and life coach currently living in Minnesota. He has a background in astrophysics, consciousness development, and history.  He is currently editing the second book in his Brethren of the Spanish Main historical pirate fiction series, and has written […]

EP11 2015 Review, 2016 Goals

SHOW NOTES: GOALS! EP11 January 5, 2016 We recapped our writing/publishing accomplishments for 2015 and shared our goals for 2016. Take a look/listen! Maybe you’ll get a few ideas. Here’s one method for setting GOALS: Reasonable Understandable Measureable Believeable Achievable Another method is: Specific Measureable Achieveable Realistic Time-bound OTHER COOL RESOURCES Bullet Journal – This is […]

EP10 Author Branding Ideas and Resources

SHOW NOTES: Author Branding EP10 December 29, 2015 What is branding? The marketing practice of creating a name, symbol or design that identifies and differentiates a product from other products . An effective brand strategy gives you a major edge in increasingly competitive markets. – Small Business Encyclopedia So what the heck is author branding? […]

EP210 Habits: Create the Life You Want, Part IV

SHOW NOTES: Habits are the foundation. They are the puzzle pieces. EP210 December 29, 2015 As promised, here are the books I mentioned during today’s show: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg Mini-Habits: Smaller habits, Bigger Results by  Stephen Guise Superhuman Habits by Tynan Grit: How to keep going when you want to give […]

EP209 Rutanya Alda, Mommie Dearest, Indie Author Hour

  SHOW NOTES: With a career spanning nearly 50 years in show business and over a hundred roles, Alda might be best known for her performances in The Deer Hunter as Steven’s wife, Angela, as well as for the cult classic Mommie Dearest, as loyal Crawford housekeeper Carol Ann, and Amityville II: The Possession, having been nominated for the Golden Raspberry […]

EP7 Brain Audit, Branding for Authors, Email Providers

SHOW NOTES Hardy and I had a great chat about MailPoet versus MailChimp. And he convinced me to just go with MailChimp since it integrates so seemlessly with so many other services that I’m using. The service isn’t as intuitive (for me) but overall it seems to be very reliable. I’m eager to begin using […]