Category Archives: Marketing Instruction

Building a Great Reputation: a Necessary Component of Success

Here are some ways that I found in my research and experience to gain a solidly good reputation… Continue reading

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Is Learning Business, Sales, and Marketing Skills Worth the Effort for the Wannabe Achiever?

In his book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Guy Kawasaki said that everyone who wants success should learn sales skills. Think about it, no matter who you are or where you are in life, you are constantly selling yourself. Continue reading

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Getting Reviewed by Book Bloggers–What Was Revealed at Our March 31, 2015, W.I.S.E. Coffee Meeting

In our last meeting on March 31st, we talked about promoting our books through blog reviewers. The post I read to the group and taught from was,”Book Bloggers: Where to Find Them and How to Win Them Over,” by Jenny Bravo (see link at bottom … Continue reading

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The Verbal Business Card: What It Is and How to Write One

By Denise Miller Holmes, Director, Words for the Journey Wherever you go, as a writer you need to promote yourself. You will especially need to promote when you are  engaging editors and agents at conferences. ALWAYS be ready to tell … Continue reading

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Marketing Big, Wonderful YOU

Based on a Passive Marketing lesson presented by Denise Miller Holmes, Director, WFTJ You can’t wait to finish your book, right? You don’t know much about marketing, but you assume you’ll figure something out once the book is published. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Is Self Promotion Sin? You’ve Gotta Be Kidding!

Presented to Words for the Journey by Denise Miller Holmes, Director, 2012 Almost a year ago, I ran across an article on a Christianity Today blog for women entitled Is Self Promotion Sinful? The writer cited the call for us … Continue reading

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