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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 74- How to get Paid

How to get Paid   Part of getting paid is being able to take other people’s money. Yeah, I bet I have your head swirling right now, huh? Okay, this isn’t a nefarious as it sounds. Let me explain what I mean by being able to take other people’s money. When I talk about taking [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 73- Being Accessible

Being Accessible   We live in a world of instant gratification now, wouldn't you agree? Many of us don't do so well with that delayed gratification of things nowadays. So, we have to make it very, very easy for people to find us. They just don't do it on their own, my self-published indie authors. [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 72- Making Sales with Webinars

Making Sales with Webinars   Webinars are a nice simple structure for us self-publishing indie authors to put our message out there. They help people become more familiar with who we are and what we do in our authorpreneur world. It’s another tool we can use to create more sales and build our business. Webinars [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 71- Habits of Success

Habits of Success   Set your alarm clock. Yup. Getting up earlier is one of the secret habits of success. Just ask one of our greatest Americans, Benjamin Franklin. Didn’t he say something about the one that gets up early is the one that gets the worm? Listen, my self-publishing indie authors, you all know [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 70- Turning Lemons into Lemonade

Turning Lemons into Lemonade   Hey, my self-publishing indie authors, life is going to serve us a lot of lemons. That’s just how it goes in this world and in our field of authorpreneurship. Come to think of it, that’s how it works everywhere. Life is full of lemons. So, here’s the thing, when life [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 69- How to come up with Blog Posts Ideas

How to come up with Blog Posts Ideas   Okay, this former football and wrestling star has a secret to share with all of you self-published indie authors out there. I’m a bit of a nerd. Yup. I said it. I’m sort of a nerd. Believe it or not, I carry a mini-notebook and pen [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 68- Better Storytelling

Better Storytelling   We can't help ourselves. We're humans. And we love sitting by the fire listening to a good story. It's just the way we're built. We crave oral stories to learn from. We all take different things, our own things, away from each story we hear or read. Within each story, there is [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 67- Why You Should Be Blogging

Why You Should Be Blogging Blogging does a lot of things for us self-published indie authors. First of all, it’s our own little piece of virtual real estate. Hopefully, we all have our blog on our website as I have previously preached. With a website and a blog, people have a way of finding our [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 66- WordPress Websites

WordPress Websites   The really cool thing about creating a WordPress website for us self-publishing indie authors is that many times these websites are free. Keeping our overhead low through getting some free stuff will help our authorpreneurship business become successful. And it will also leave us with more options to run our business how [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 65- Book Launching

Book Launching   When we self-publishing indie authors are launching a new book, we want to start way in advance. This will give us time to do some pretty cool things to help us sell more books and build our authorpreneurship business. One of those pretty cool things we could do is to create a [...]

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