Marketing ⋆ The Writing King

Free Stuff Produces Abysmal Results

The internet seems to be filled with free stuff, but what is the real cost? TANSTAAFL is a term from a book by Robert A. Heinlein (one of the best Science Fiction authors that ever lived) called “The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress“. The term means “There Ain’t No Such Thing as A Free Lunch“. This.. read more →

The Wall of Marketing or The Need to Gain Eyeballs

Only a few people in the world can write, even less can publish, and a tiny few know how to get their books to sell. Instead, they hit the wall of marketing. read more →

Know Your Worth, Know Yourself

“The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.” Know your worth and don’t settle for less. That’s how you get the higher paying jobs. read more →

Social Media Will Be The Death Of Me!

Social media can be a very effective way to reach your customers and audience. But it can also become a time black hole unless you are careful. read more →

Create a Consistent Bio on all Social Media

When you are being researched by a potential employer or client, they are going to check all of your social media. Ensure it’s all consistent and positive. read more →

Professional Writer

Adopted from a live interview By Gail Mercer MacKay 6-Figure Freelance Writer Blueprint Gail: Richard, there has been a lot of excitement in our writing community about your success. Can you tell us your process for ghostwriting and freelancing? Richard: Well, the first thing is to be confident. You need to be confident of your value. Never go for.. read more →

Freelancing – Risk versus Reward

Are you one of the millions of people worldwide who feel like a little piece of yourself dies every time you head off to work? If you answered yes, you need to assess and evaluate your options… and one of those options is freelancing. read more →

Play the Game Be Social on Social Media

If you play the social media game by liking, commenting and sharing on your subject, you can get related traffic over time. read more →

Books Don’t Sell Themselves

Writing a book is hard work, but that’s only the beginning. Next, you need to make a great cover, description and so forth to get it to move at all. read more →

Audit Your Social Media

Audit your social media and delete anything that doesn’t show you in a positive light. Your online presence will be judged by others, including employers. read more →