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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 41)

Blog 41 Junior Year, February 20th    This is the weekend of February 20th. It's supposed to be the weekend of the Class L State Championships here in Connecticut. My son, Dakota, was supposed to have had a great season racking up many wins. I also pictured him placing in the States at 145 pounds [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 40)

Blog 40 Junior Year, January 19th According to what we've been hearing from the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC), the governing body for secondary school athletics and the Department of Public Health (DPH), this Tuesday, January 19th, is supposed to be the start of winter sports. Unfortunately, the alternative spring football season will no longer [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 39)

Blog 39 Junior Year Well, it's Christmas again, and still no wrestling. Last year at this time, Dakota's sophomore year, he shared with me how badly he just wanted his knee to be fixed up so he could be back on the mat. I shared with him that in this sport you never put off [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 38)

Blog 38 Junior Year Wow! November 30th has rolled around again. It's getting to be near the end of the year 2020. This has been one heck of a year for most people around the U.S. and the world. A lot of things are going on today, as well as not going on today. It's [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 99- Using LinkedIn to Build Your Connections and Get Customers

Using LinkedIn to Build Your Connections and Get Customers   LinkedIn is a pretty cool place for us self-publishing indie authors because the people on LinkedIn are professionals who actually have some money. They’re not teeny bobs chewing gum, with a lot to say, but nothing to back it up. LinkedIn is different from other [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 98- Rapid-Fire Book Production

Rapid-Fire Book Production   Times have changed my self-publishing indie authors. We authorpreneurs know that the old days of putting out one book every two years in no longer a good business model for our authorpreneurship business. Hey, I get it. It used to take me two years to write a book, too, when I [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 97- Meeting Big-Time People

Meeting Big-Time People   Smile and say, “Hi,” my self-publishing indie authors. Yup. Smiling and saying “Hi” will open up many doors or at least help start a lot of conversations. And if you think your path might have just crossed with a big-time influencer, do what you always do; smile and say “Hi.” If [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 96- Finding a Mentor

Finding a Mentor   All professional athletes have coaches and mentors. Most movers and shakers have had coaches and mentors, too. Just because we're all grown up now, my self-publishing indie authors, it doesn't mean we're too old for some expert guidance. So be wise, and seek some. What is the difference between a coach [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 95- Increasing Your Income and Exposure with Audiobooks

Increasing Your Income and Exposure with Audiobooks   Is audiobook production complicated? Hmm… maybe. If you’re going it alone, it can be a complicated and tricky road. First, you have to have a good voice, my self-publishing indie authors. And to tell you the truth, my voice is raspy like Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. [...]

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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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