Sunday, February 2, 2014

We Can Do It! The Super Bowl Of Productivity Tips

Before you get all snuggled into the couch with a bowl of chips and salsa, I'd like to remind you that the Super Bowl Of Productivity happened here in January. I'd like to send out a big Thank You to all of the authors who shares their tips and advice for getting more done.

In case you missed any of the posts, here's a list of the Super Stars of Productivity. Click on the names to be taken to their posts.

Jolynn Raymond

Thianna D

Jaye Peaches

Jade Cary

LA Cloutier

Cara Bristol

Renee Rose

Rollin Hand

Mary Wehr

PK Corey

Liz Borino

Look at that! Exactly eleven players on the field, just like football. And they are all MVP's.

Many people mentioned the challenges of promotion. In response, I have a special treat tomorrow.

Cassandra Carr, author of Marketing Matters will be answering my probing questions on marketing. Don't miss it!

If you want to be prepared, get your copy of Marketing Matters now.

Blurb: Cassandra Carr, an author of more than twenty-five works who also has fifteen years of marketing experience and an MBA, offers writers ten tips for marketing in the new age of publishing. The book is written in a concise, easy-to-understand format aimed at either beginning writers or any writer who struggles with marketing and promoting themselves and their books. 

Tip #1: Understand branding and platform and the differences between them 
Tip #2: Know what to do BEFORE your book launches 
Tip #3: Know what to do AT and AFTER your book launch 
Tip #4: Make a decision about blogging, touring, and hopping 
Tip #5: Publish as frequently as you’re reasonably able to 
Tip #6: Be a good citizen 
Tip #7: Use social media and author pages to your advantage 
Tip #8: Make your website and newsletter work for you 
Tip #9: Create a marketing plan and actually use it 
Tip #10: Don’t stop marketing yourself or your books 

If the idea of promotion leaves you in a cold sweat, let an author who's been there and has the track record to prove it guide you on the simplest path to discoverability.


  1. It was a great series. I'm really looking forward to Cassandra's advice as well. You really give to the community, Celeste. Thanks.

  2. I enjoyed your series. I'll be back tomorrow for Cassandra's tips.

  3. Thank you, Celeste. Cassandra's tips look really good and I plan to check in tomorrow.


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