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TL Waldof Authors An Untold Story of The Manhattan Project

What does this Facebook post have to do with The Manhattan Project, the highly secret military initiative conducted during World War II ? Keep reading... This photo belongs to the historical collection #TeresaWaldof is gathering to document her grandfather's biography and his historical role in the development of the atom bomb. #HarleyWilhelm, PhD was the leading scientist at the Ames Laboratory located at Iowa State College (University) in 1942. It was Dr. Wilhelm who developed the uranium production methods which made the production of the atom bomb possible... Waldof intends to reveal the personal side of this story, unveiling the historical account no other author is privileged to write. According to Waldof, Dr Wilhelm, opted to stay out of the limelight and often allowed others to take credit for his work. According to Waldof, her book will highlight her grandfather's journey from a tiny farm town in Iowa to becoming a prominent historical figure. I was honored to interview Waldof for an episode of my soon-to-be-released podcast, "#Authors&Outliers: Compelling stories from Experts, Mavericks, Pioneers & Trailblazers". Watch for Her Upcoming Book: "The Boy From Pumptown: The Story of the Scientist Who Solved the Manhattan Project's Uranium Problem," to be released early 2017. Oh by the way, this is a 1926 Buick...my contribution to the story! Do you have a compelling story? Is your book written? Join me and share your story! Leave a comment below, and let's conduct an interview...... read more

Joint Venture With a Handshake – Grow Your Business Fast!

Joint Venture With a Handshake - Grow Your Business Fast! Wikipedia describes a joint venture as:   joint venture (JV) is a business entity created by two or more parties, generally characterized by shared ownership, shared returns and risks, and shared governance. A well executed Joint Venture deal is one of the most powerful ways to grow your business ever created!... Less than 5% of established businesses have entered into such an arrangement. Suppose for moment,  you've developed a high-end training program teaching others how to become a local business consultant. You're looking to expand your business. What if you could send a letter to the non-buying leads of a much larger company that sells training programs to become a real estate consultant. An example cited in Forbes, by Patrick Hull outlines the benefits such an arrangement can deliver...to both parties. "Take the example of a friend of mine ... He was looking to expand his business a few years ago and entered into a JV with a much larger company that sells training programs teaching people how to become a business finance consultant. The company generated thousands of leads a month and had a 7% sales success rate. My friend worked out a deal to have the larger company mail a letter he wrote to all the non-buyers (93% of the leads) at his cost and shared a percentage of the sales. These leads were all people interested in learning a skill – just not the exact one the company offered. He was able to gain access to the leads the other company generated at no cost. Both... read more

Legends & Lies Of The New York Times BestSeller List

Bill O’Reilly’s personal story brings up a real issue for all #authors everywhere. His story (aired on Fox News) emphasizes a fatal flaw in the way books are listed on New York Times #BestSeller list. This isn’t the first time this flaw has been pointed out by the #media in recent times. Tim Grahl, posted an article in the Observer in February of this year, pointing out the “riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” when he referred to the NYT selection process for its bestseller list. O’Reilly noted the failure of his newest book, “Legends & Lies: The Patriots”, to reach #1 on the famed New York Times best seller list despite selling more (14,500 more) books, than “The Gene”, which was listed Number one in the same week. WATCH THE SEGMENT HERE: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com ********** The video has been removed from the site, however, I found this transcript Is the NY Times Best-Seller List Honest? The Factor alleged that something is amiss with the New York Times important best-seller list. The new book "Legends & Lies: The Patriots' debuted at 1 on the Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly lists, but it is number six on the Times list. Also, 'Legends & Lies' has sold far more books than 'The Gene,' which tops the Times list. The Times editor refused an invitation to appear, but two publishing experts spoke about the list. "The Times plays games all the time with many of our books," groused Marji Ross of Regnery Publishing, "and many of our authors have experienced the same thing you have... read more

How to Interview Experts Video By Mike Koenigs

  My Friend Mike Koenigs just posted a great video on how to interview experts. I've outlined his advice below: I love his advice to watch and listen to as many interviews of your guest as possible, then your outline and following tips to: 1. Determine an Outcome, Result or Big Take-Away going into the interview 2. Prepare Your Questions Ahead of Time 3. Get them Comfortable ahead of time, give them an easy out for any difficult questions Click here to learn more 4. Keep the Introduction super, super short 5. Let them tell their story...allow them to open the interview...ask them to share something interesting, strange or bizarre about themselves, no one else may know about. 6. Get them to share some Before and After stories... then ask: What did you learn from that experience? What was the biggest take-away 7. Set up a timer on your phone 8. Keep your question and answer segment- 3-4 minutes long 9. Keep your recording area quiet - Close doors, 10. Video? - Great lighting makes you look like a pro 11. Have someone else monitor the audio - make sure it's recording correctly 12. Save, upload and backup the recordings 13. Take pictures of the person you're interviewing Watch Now...How to Interview Experts [video_player type="embed" width="560" height="315" align="center" margin_top="0"... read more

Lessons From a Pitching Coach

Pitching Coach, as in Pitching Your Business... Michael Parker's presentation is so good, it warrants your attention...After you've reviewed it, please leave a comment below. I'd love to know what your thoughts are. 28 Pitching Essentials from Michael... read more

Join us for the 9th Annual Book Marketing Conference Online!

We're excited to invite you to a wonderful event for #authors!  Join Us for the 9th Annual Book Marketing Conference Online This year the theme is "Reach More Readers!" The event is shaping up to be the best one yet! Click here to Register Register for Free access to three, interactive, workshops. These are designed to help you reach more readers and sell more books. Reach More Readers (Online book marketing strategies that sizzle!) Productivity Workshop (Learn how to get more done in less time!) Surprise Workshop (We believe you'll be delighted with this one too!) You'll also be able to get your access pass for this 16-Speaker event. Check out the lineup... Rachel Henke: Position Package & Promote Your Expertise with a Book Donna K. Fitch: Your Online Author Presence Jane Tabachnick: Boost Book Sales with a Media Kit Linda Stirling: Enhance Your Amazon Presence So Readers Love You Sandra Beckwith: Reach More Readers Through Guest Blogging Sara F. Hathaway: Harness the Power of Pinterest to Reach More Readers Brian Basilico: Building the Buzz Before the Book Launch Using Social Media Tamara Patzer: Reach More Readers Through List Building Brian Jud: How to Sell Large Quantities of Books to Non-Bookstore Buyers Diane Bell and Becky Norwood: Deliver Your Perfect Pitch To Your Perfect Audience Bill O’Hanlon: C.A.R.V.E. Your Platform for Greater Visibility and Income Jeff Herring: Reaching the World with the Few Short Words that Sell More Books Eamonn O'Brien: Reach More Readers by Learning How to Make Powerful Speeches Ellen Finkelstein: How to Use PowerPoint to Create Powerful Videos and Engaging Course Content Doug Foresta: How to Reach... read more

Using Facebook to Market Your Book?

Source: Facebook Frenzy! - Author Marketing Experts, Inc. "Facebook Frenzy – are you using Facebook to market your book? If not, you certainly should be. Check out these important Facebook stats and tips on the best time to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn!" - See this interesting post we found on Author Marketing Experts! We all know that marketing is an integral part of success for authors.  It is not enough to simply write the book...we can guarantee that no matter how good it is, without consistent and well thought out marketing, your book will indeed get lost in the cobwebs of cyberspace! Don't let that happen!  Social Media is just one of the tools you can use.  Learn which is a fit for you, and if you do nothing else, use one and learn how to use it to your... read more

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