Day 28: Forget Innovation Think Perseverance

Posted by CKSyme.com 12-28-2016 12:57 pm


Listen. Improve. Repeat. How often do you hear that formula when it comes to marketing your books Instead, everyday we are bombarded with some new cutting edge formula for selling millions of books on Amazon. The post Day 28: Forget Innovation Think ...



Day 27: Get to Know Your Audience Better

Posted by CKSyme.com 12-27-2016 11:10 am


KEYWORDS: BOOK MARKETING This will probably be the most overlooked challenge of the series, but it is probably the most important when it comes to marketing your books. So before you move on, hear me out. Doing more focused and … Read More The post ...



Day 26: Consider Video

Posted by CKSyme.com 12-26-2016 11:49 am


Video definitely grew up in 2016. It went from a media for a minority of tech savvy videographers to a place where anybody with a smartphone can have a daily broadcast. The popularity of Periscope and then Facebook Live cemented the ease of live video pro...



Day 25 Monitor Your Social Media Through Notifications

Posted by CKSyme.com 12-25-2016 11:09 am


Yesterday I promised you a way to significantly cut down the amount of time you use marketing your books on social media. I know some of you are already there but for those of you who are not, heres the secret: monitor your social media channels through ...



Day 24: Separate Personal and Business Social Media Time

Posted by CKSyme.com 12-24-2016 10:57 am


Busy authors are always on the lookout for ways to save time so they can spend more time on the more important task of writing. One of the biggest time sucks authors face is social media. And it isnt because if takes so much time. It is because they are ...



Day 23: Listen and Do

Posted by CKSyme.com 12-23-2016 10:31 am


Are you one of those people that loves to learn You are constantly on the lookout for new information, better information. Its in your DNA. Theres a well-known verse in the Bible that goes like this: Do not merely listen to the Word, but do what it sa...



mStoners Sixth Annual Top Picks

Posted by mStoner blog 12-23-2016 10:28 am


mStoner’s Sixth Annual Top Picks is a crowd-sourced collection of resources, sites, tools, books, and designs that my colleagues and I discovered in 2016. I hope you’ll find something new to intrigue or inspire you. Not familiar with the serie...



Top Higher Ed Live Episodes of 2016

Posted by HigherEd Live 12-22-2016 11:57 pm


No matter what campus you were on in 2016, big things happened. Higher Ed Live was there to cover it all. From getting your president on social media to LGBTQ+ and Latinx issues after the #OrlandoShooting, here are the top episodes of 2016. Admissions Liv...



Writing about research: The storys the thing

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 12-22-2016 5:19 pm


Even those of us who spend our days trying to promote the research and scholarly work of our faculty and students sometimes forget that communicating research is about more than regurgitating data and numbers. It’s about telling the story of researc...



Day 22: Consider a Facebook Page Remodel

Posted by CKSyme.com 12-22-2016 1:04 pm


By now you probably know that I am a big proponent of using a Facebook business page to promote your author business because of the tools Facebook offers to sell your books, collect email addresses, and advertise to targeted audiences. Because of the chan...