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November 29th, 2016 | By: Karen Saunders

Branding and Publishing for Speaker Launching His Business

Our team recently provided branding and publishing for speaker Brian Dennis. We guided Brian through the process of self-publishing his second book while at the same time created his brand, built his website and designed his marketing toolkit within a 4 month period. The expedited schedule was precipitated on an important upcoming speaking opportunity for Brian. My publishing team members edited his book, designed the book interior, finished the cover, converted it into an ebook and uploaded the files to Kindle, Barnes & Noble and Apple within 3 months. Meanwhile, other members of my team created his brand and marketing toolkit with a new…

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July 16th, 2015 | By: Karen Saunders

For Speakers: How to Design a Book Cover that Sells

Successful sought-after speakers usually have a book to back their brand, expertise and credibility in their chosen fields. A book provides an additional revenue stream, increased publicity, and can be used as a hook for invitations to media events and speaking gigs. In this day and age of Amazon and POD printing, most speakers will self-publish. But if you self-publish, it is crucial to produce a quality product from the inside out, because your image, brand and book sales depend on it. So, how do you design a book cover that sells? Savvy speakers will seek out experts to guide…

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May 28th, 2013 | By: Karen Saunders

How to Use Radio Talk Shows to Publicize your Self-Published Book

Radio talk show producers are always looking for quality guests, and this is the perfect way to publicize your book at no cost. There are 900 radio talk shows that need guests every day. You can do the interviews right from your home phone. Here are the guidelines to securing an interview and maximizing the experience to promote book sales. Contact the Producers Radio talk show producers – not talk show hosts – are responsible for arranging guest interviews. You can secure a contact list of producers from Joe Sabah. You should send an email to the producer first to…

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November 30th, 2007 | By: Karen Saunders

7 Crucial Reasons Why You Need to Market Yourself as an Expert

My guest writer today is Nancy Marmolejo, “The Visibility Expert.” You may remember she interviewed me on November 14th for a teleseminar on one-sheets. Today she will share with us why you should market yourself as an expert. With the phenomenal rise of media outlets such as cable TV, online networks, blogs, podcasts, and more, never before has the demand for quality information been higher. From magazine publishers to bloggers, expert opinion is needed to provide valuable content for listeners, readers, and web surfers. As a business owner, you can easily become a recognized expert by taking what you already…

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May 28th, 2007 | By: Karen Saunders

Your Speaker One-Sheet Content Should Be Compelling

They’re the workhorses of any speaker marketing program. They hit the streets for you, and they’ve got muscle. Everything you want someone to know about your expertise and services — all in one place. So if you don’t have one . . . you’ve got to get one! Picture this. You take the time to get involved in various networking groups — or maybe you do some cold calling — or maybe you happen to meet someone who may have a genuine need for a person just like you. So now what? Well, there’s a simple and effective way to…

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March 9th, 2006 | By: Karen Saunders

I was part of Mark Victor Hansen’s MEGA Marketing Magic event!

Attending my first MEGA event was a wonderful experience for me. Here you can see Mark Victor Hansen interviewing me on the main stage during my giveaway–I am wearing my “magic hat.” I gave away a copy of my book, “Turn Eye Appeal into Buy Appeal” along with $280 in bonuses. The lucky winner climbed over tables to race up to the stage to get my book! If YOU are interested in ordering my book, click here: As an exhibitor, I was given a breakout session. Mine was called “Graphics Wizardry: Turn Your Branding Concepts into Designs that Magnetize…

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