Author: Warren Whitlock

Are You the Author of Your Own Life?

  We’re all authors here. Let’s talk about the author life. I think that one of the first things that we can do is if we understand the power of self-amplifying feedback loops, the way our spaces influence our thinking and our thinking in turn influences our spaces, is that we could then control what happens to us by exercising creative control over the circumstances that we throw ourselves into. And there’s always going to be the wild card.  There’s always going to be the circumstances you can’t plan for.  There’s always the unexpected relevance and the serendipity.  But...

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Best Selling Author Named Power Influencer Top 10 by Forbes

Las Vegas: Best Selling Author Warren Whitlock, publisher of this blog and others has been named a “Forbes top 10 social media power influencer” Whitlock, active online for the last 32 years, best-selling author, speaker and serial entrepreneur in publishing, advertising and marketing consulting and more commented “I am always happy to be acknowledged by these lists. None of these accolades suggest that there’s some competition and a winner but it’s nice to be included with colleagues that I know are helping business take advantage of the revolution in marketing that we currently call social media “Social media tools that we...

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30 Blog Promotion Tips for Authors – Blog Traffic Infographic

I’m posting the Blog Traffic Infographic for authors because EVERY author needs to  have a blog today. Not blogging, is like shouting in a phone without hearing the conversation. A sure sign that you don’t care about your readers. Blog Traffic Infographic 30 Ways to Promote your Blog Posts Blog Success Tips Social Media Musts Bookmarking Sites and more. Blog Traffic Infographic Wondering what to do after you write a blog post? 30 ways to promote your blog posts and to drive more traffic to your blog Source: Launchgrowjoy Berrie Pelser, Ber|Art Visual Design: Ber|Art Visual Design V.O.F. delivers high-end secure...

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Everyone Can Retire Secure with James Lange’s Help

What do you do if you don’t foresee the ability to be financially secure when you retire? CPA and Attorney James Lange’s new book Retire Secure: For Same-Sex Couples takes the best of his financial advice and tailors it to older same-sex and unmarried couples who typically don’t have the same benefits as traditional married spouses. Because in reality, all you need is to be better informed on your options. A recent Supreme Court decision and changes in the tax code have changed the playing field, and awareness is the first step towards change. The well-organized book’s narration flows...

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Online Bookstores Gained, While Brick-and-Mortar Lost

Bowker study says bookstore chains held less than 20 percent share in 2012 while online bookstores continued to do well. In the year following the exit of Borders from the book retail scene, online bookstores — led by Amazon — earned 44 percent of Americans’ book dollars, up from 39 percent in 2011. The insights into where book buyers are spending come from the 2013 U.S. Book Consumer Demographics and Buying Behaviors Annual Review, the publishing industry’s only complete consumer-based report integrating channel, motivation and category analysis of U.S. book buyers. The Review, an information staple published this month...

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