self-promotion

When I started blogging in 2008, it took a lot of hustle to get people to notice me. I sent out dozens of emails to people
If you're not a marketer by nature, it can be very difficult to understand all the little intricacies of getting your name out there. Whether you are trying to market yourself as a brand, or you have a new business idea, chances are if you have little to no experience with digital marketing, it's hard to know where to start first.
Here are five tips to help you embrace becoming an entrepreneurial author. This doesn't mean you have to shut out your artist, by the way. It just means you have to ask it to move over a little to make room for your CEO too.
When there's no pressure, no annoying insistence, a pitch is simply saying "I'd love to help you and, if you're ready, I'm
Building a brand in 2016 is as much about building the brand of "you" as it is about communicating about your services and
The biggest mistake authors make is waiting until their books are published, before thinking about reaching out to media
Sharing ideas, jumping into debates, and asking for what you want professionally can be scary. But speaking up in these situations is so important, especially in fast-moving tech companies where decisions are often made quickly and opportunities are given to those who show eagerness.
What makes us excel at our work, what gets our books to the level of being publishable, involves being alone, a lot. No matter how many workshops you attend, ultimately the work only gets done when it's just you and the page.
I've written before that I used to go on a lot of dates, and I've written more recently that I think I'm a pretty nice guy. Those two things -- one fact, one personal opinion -- converged over the years in my not saying some things on dates that I probably should have said. Here are a few of those:
In researching Quiet, I met a scientist performing groundbreaking work on social anxiety disorder. A charming, articulate