Category Archives: Prompt

Holiday Hiatus

Merry Christmas to all, To all I wish good cheer; Peace, love, hope, and faith, To carry through ‘til next year!

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Prompt Wrap-Up

Over the last month, I have shared many marketing prompts you can use to start your marketing efforts on any given day.  Like writing prompts, these posts were attempts to spark ideas for you, the author-marketer. I would like you … Continue reading

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Prompt 13: Have Fun With Yourself

Goal:  Build rapport with your audience. Strategy:  Reveal yourself to your audience. Prompt:  Be wacky.  Be fun.  Be yourself. This is especially important for people who tend to take themselves and their work seriously.  I admit I am one of … Continue reading

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Prompt 12: Good Deeds Are Good Business

Goal:  Create goodwill. Strategy:  Share your success. Prompt:  After you’ve successfully plugged your own work, shout out to your readers about a friend who is trying to build a following. This should be pretty self-explanatory and is common practice in … Continue reading

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Prompt 11: Use What You Know

Goal:  Break into a new niche. Strategy:  Use your current expertise to bridge the gap between where you are and where you want to be. Prompt:  What are you known for that you can use to promote a new kind … Continue reading

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Prompt 10: Toot Your Own Horn

Goal:  Create some publicity. Strategy:  Announce an accomplishment. Prompt:  Create a mini-celebration for yourself. For example, it’s time to celebrate my accomplishment.  My father and my brother have flown in.  Yesterday we spent some family time together.  Today we’re going … Continue reading

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Prompt 9: Combining Tools

Goal:  Create some publicity. Strategy:  Market your way to some publicity. Prompt:  Sell yourself as news. Okay, let’s make a few things clear first.  Marketing is everything you do to deliver a product or service that people will want to … Continue reading

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