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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 59- Making Some Money as a Writer

Making Some Money as a Writer   Great news, everyone! No matter who you are or what you do, you can actually write about it. Yup. You can write about what you do, regardless of who you are or where you come from. Every one of us has something to say. And every one of [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 58- Beginners Safely Navigating the Minefields

Beginners Safely Navigating the Minefields   Believe it or not, we self-publishing indie authors run into a lot of minefields in the beginning. Hey, we're still viewing our authoring business as a creative outlet or even a hobby. Now, I know I dragged my feet on this too. But, the truth is that the sooner [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 57- Making Money through Writing Reviews

Making Money through Writing Reviews   Okay, previously, I talked about launch jacking and shared how I had a buddy that made some good money using this strategy. I also shared how I wasn’t comfortable with the ethics of this strategy. But it was for each self-publishing indie author to decide themselves how to use [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 56- Use Surveys Instead of Luck

Use Surveys Instead of Luck   Hey, listen up my self-publishing indie authors. It’s time to stop relying on luck to get us to the next level of becoming an authorpreneur. Was is luck that wrote our book for us. No, it wasn’t. It was hard work and strategy that wrote our book for us. [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 55- No Money Yet? Now What?

No Money Yet? Now What?   America’s Golden Age of the 1950s, when few had credit card debt, and most had some kind of bank account is gone for a lot of us. Today, many of us self-publishing indie authors, along with a lot of society, have credit card debt. Some of us are even [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 54- Choosing the Right Product

Choosing the Right Product   To correctly choose the right informational product or any other product, we self-publishing indie authors need to find the sweet spot of product production. And what is that sweet spot? Well, it’s the three Ps, of course. One needs to land in that much sought-after intersection of where passion, people, [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 53-Launch Jacking

Launch Jacking   I had a friend who made $10,000 in one month through this strategy of launch jacking. I don’t use it. I’m not that comfortable with it. But hey, my buddy made $10,000 in one month doing this. And there is nothing illegal about making money off of this strategy of launch jacking. [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 52-Our Email Lists

Our Email Lists Okay. Here is what most of us self-publishing indie authors do with building our email list. First, we get an email list provider to provide us with the software and services needed to begin building a list where we can mass email our people. This is way better than using our own [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 51-Idea and Product Creation

Idea and Product Creation   I have always preached that we first must be prolific readers before we can become prolific writers. I have also continuously reminded people over the years that we all need to read everything we can read and talk to every person that we meet. You see, there is this very [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 50-Join an Association

Join an Association   Getting around like-minded people is key. And getting around like-minded people who are a little further up the mountain than us is vital for our success as self-published indie authors. Thankfully, we can easily meet these wonderful people and be influenced by their ideas when we join an association. Go ahead [...]

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