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About danblanchard

Parent, Educator, Author Dan Blanchard the Award Winning Author and Speaker, two-time Junior Olympian Wrestler, and two-time Junior Olympian Wrestling Coach who grew up as a student-athlete. Dan admits that as a youth he was more of an athlete than a student. Since then, Dan has successfully completed twelve years of college and has earned seven degrees. He teaches Social Studies in Connecticut’s largest inner-city high school. In addition, Dan is a Teacher Consultant for the University of Connecticut’s Connecticut Writing Project. He was chosen by the American Federation of Teachers as their face and voice of educational reform. Dan has authored the two dynamic teen leadership books, Feeling Lucky? and Feeling Good. His third book of the Granddaddy’s Secrets series, Feeling Strong! will be out next winter. As an educator, coach, author, and speaker Dan feels that it is his duty to positively influence our youth every chance that he gets! He lives with his wife, Jennifer, their five children, and family dog, Daisy.

Book Marketing For Authors Blog 94- Improving Your Book Listing

Improving Your Book Listing   Too often our books don’t sell as well as we’d like them to sell. Or perhaps, my self-publishing indie authors, we had a book that was selling pretty well, but eventually, the sales slowed to a trickle. We all hate these two scenarios above, but guess what, my authorpreneurs? All [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 93- Make Even More Money This Month

Make Even More Money This Month   More work done means more possibilities of income streams, right my self-publishing indie authors? Every book, informational product, and service we provide has a chance to become a constant and steady drip of money into our bank accounts. None of these income streams have to be gushing streams [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 92- Making Some Money this Month

Making Some Money this Month   I know making money through our authoring business can be very frustrating for all of us self-publishing indie authors. We try and try, and so little seems to come from it. From time to time, we wonder if we’re really just hobbyists instead of authorpreneurs. Sometimes, the money is [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 91- The Benefits of Good Networking

The Benefits of Good Networking   Okay, quick story. And I’m sure some of you can relate to this story. A long time ago, I saw a fellow co-worker unfairly targeted by his supervisor because he wouldn’t keep his mouth shut in meetings. This co-worker was a high-quality guy, and when he saw something that [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 90- Retargeting to Increase Sales

Retargeting to Increase Sales   Did you know that the big boys and girls in this business love cookies? That's right, my self-publishing indie authors. Every time we do a search, the big boys like Amazon and Facebook, to mention a few, try to use their cookies. Their cookies are little bits of code that [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 89- Creating Offers

Creating Offers   Hey, my self-publishing indie authors, do you want to take the next step to become a real authorpreneur? Of course, you do, right? Okay! This is what you do. You get better at creating offers. Too many of us just put our books and services out without a good offer. Or, if [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 88- Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads   Too many people spend good money and time to do Facebook ads and walk away with less-than-stellar results, my self-publishing indie authors. Many frown and say, “Well, that didn’t work. Boy, this authorpreneur thing is a tough business.” To have success with Facebook ads, it’s kind of like Stephen Covey, author of The [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 87- Creating A Successful Book Prelaunch

Creating A Successful Book Prelaunch   Writing a book and then launching a book is a big deal, right, my self-publishing indie authors? A successful launch will help us sell a lot of books so we can gain some ground in our authorpreneur world and really make a difference out there with our books and [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 86- Bringing a Book Back to Life

Bringing a Book Back to Life   Hey, someone put our book to sleep. Our book seems to be hibernating, my self-publishing indie authors. What are we going to do to bring our book back to life? We worked way too hard and way too long for our book to just check out on us. [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 85- Creating Value so People want to do Business with Us

Creating Value so People want to do Business with Us   I’ve always preached how we should always be kinder than we need to be. Being kinder than we have to be makes it so that others want to be around us, my self-publishing indie authors. Sometimes, the world is lacking in kindness; I think [...]

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