Is there any phrase that strikes despair in the heart of those of us who rely on online marketing for our livelihood as much as: algorithm change *shudder* This isn’t just me, right? I wasn’t the only one who was blind-sided a few years ago when after years of carefully growing the “likes” on our […]


April 29, 2020

The Pinterest Algorithm in 2020—For Writers

Why author platform is NOT as simple as your social media following.


April 19, 2020

What is your “author platform”

How to measure the value of your book marketing strategies.


April 3, 2020

ROI for Authors

Five essential tools that help help me turn book-writing into a full-time career.


February 18, 2020

5 Key Tools For My Writing Business

Behind-the-scenes with Brianna Cohen, the narrator of The Prenup.


October 27, 2019

Interview with an audiobook narrator

How to launch a social media presence when you’re a brand new writer.


September 29, 2019

Social Media for Aspiring Authors

Why knowing how to write a 1-sentence summary of your story is crucial for your writing career.


September 13, 2019

How to write a logline for your book

The mindset shift that exploded my Pinterest marketing results.


September 12, 2019

The Pinterest stat that matters

Building your own author website is easier (and quicker!) than you think!


February 9, 2019

5 Pages Your Author Website Needs

Using Instagram Stories to promote your writing.


February 7, 2019

5 Instagram Story Ideas for Authors

How to effectively promote your book on Pinterest.


January 24, 2019

How to create pin for your book

Getting started developing your author brand.


January 5, 2019

Overview of author branding

What is an author brand, and do you need one?


September 23, 2018

An explanation of author brand

Get your author bio Today Show ready.


June 9, 2017

Your official author bio

The evolution of a bestselling romance author from childhood to publication.


February 1, 2017

A Writer’s Journey to Publication

Real-life tips on what it takes to be published.


February 26, 2016

10 Tips to “Making it” as a Full-Time Author

My actual query letter, plus comments and suggests from my agent.


September 24, 2014

Lauren Layne’s Query Letter