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Farewell to Facebook

Facebook, I am breaking up with you… Last night I made the decision to say “Farewell to Facebook”. The response from friends and those who follow my journey was wonderful and very heart-warming, and there was also an element of “if you are not on Facebook, you do not exist!” In essence, nothing will change – …

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Share My Elves! (Virtual Assistants)

I smiled when I saw this as that’s what I call my virtual assistants – my “Elves”! Many people realize the benefit of having virtual assistants – and I could not live the Luxurious Nomad lifestyle I do without them – but it is a scary journey for some to actually find someone reliable – and …

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My latest FREE book: “Sell More Books! 173 Book Marketing Ideas, Tips and Lists”

Have you written and self-published a book? Then you might find this collection of book marketing ideas a handy resource – and I’m giving it to you for (almost) free!  No strings, no need to sign up for anything… My team of Elves and I work with writers and authors, coaching them through the process …

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Writing Competitions & Book Fairs – April 2016 Deadlines

Time to start writing and/or submitting your work for these April 2016 Deadlines! Remember, continually promoting your book leads to greater awareness, increased sales and sometimes to opportunities you could never have imagined… Here are the latest writing competitions and book fairs for you to consider – they each have deadlines of April 2016. …and if …

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Your Book as Your Business Card

Imagine… You are at a business networking event and instead of simply handing you a business card, the person with whom you are speaking hands you a copy of their latest book, with their business card as a book-mark! Books are no longer just books… For professionals and entrepreneurs, they are branding devices, credibility-builders and …

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2016 Kindle Book Awards

2016 Kindle Book Award Details This is the fifth annual Kindle Book Awards, and I would suggest anyone who has published a Kindle book consider entering. The cost is minimal, and you never know…  YOUR book may be among the winners! Here is the information from their website https://www.thekindlebookreview.net/2016-kindle-book-awards/#comment-12107: WHEN: Registration Starts Feb. 15, 2016. Ends May 1, …

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Imagination + Memory = Reality

Hmmm… (play deep thinking contemplation music) Imagination + Memory = Reality. Think about it… Two people can be in the same time and place together yet remember the event completely differently – they use their imagination upon their memory to create a scenario that fits with their view of their reality… Two people can drive …

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Twilight Zone

LOL! This morning I awoke and my phone said it was 4:18am – although the clock in the room said it was 7:35am… I checked my emails on my phone and the last email that had arrived did so at 4:17am… So, I thought I would consult with my iPad that was also beside the …

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The Importance of Having a Bucket List (plus here’s a look at mine!)

When was the last time you did something you really wanted to do? Why have a Bucket List?  Most people go through their life as though they have all the time in the world to “one day” do the things they really want to do – and you know what?  Most never do them. The old …

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