To be honest, for us, the launch of the Asengana platform took place 10 months ago, when the first Early Adopter subscribed to the list.Read More
The sales numbers isn’t the only result you should examine. You should keep track of the number of followers on each social network, the number of likes and shares for certain posts, your website traffic (Google Analytics), and anything else you think might be helpful in quantifying the user experience.Read More
This another boring article about things everybody knows. Sometimes, self-sufficiency makes us ignore the changes in functionalities or algorithms of various social networks. Is back to basics, one-on-one communication.Read More
These three recipes for writing articles seem to produce more compelling results than others and are easy to follow. Even if they are not applicable per se for a writer, they offer a glimpse into the mind of a marketer.Read More
To approach social media as a professional writer means that you’ll have to wear a different hat to sell your books than that of the normal user. You’ll wear the hat of a Social Media Manager.Read More
The six true reasons for not writing and publishing a good book – based on real conversations with future, actual, or never-going-to-happen writers
This article is not for fragile egos. Words can hurt.
If in doubt and a double-espresso will brighten your day, keep reading.
If you’re one of us, a thick-skin writer who takes work seriously, this article is for your amusement.
Reading your book competes not only with other books but with all other activities I do in a day. It competes for a precious resource: my time. Even offering me a free book it’s not enough. I know it’s not what you expect to hear. After all, it’s your mind’s baby in which you poured hours of work, your soul on paper.Read More
The writer in me cringes to write this. After all, what makes a good book should be the storytelling skills of the wordsmith.Read More
Asengana was born of the idea that the writing process needs more than just creativity and then modeled based upon the conclusions of many conversations combined with a lot of hard work needed to convince writers to open up about their success.Read More
Keep doing what works. Remove from your to-do list what doesn’t. Analyze and measure again.Read More
Do the opposite. Buy the book. Read the book. Realize that is better than yours; better written, with a better story architecture. Let the pain and the humiliation flood you mind, crush your thoughts of greatness. Then swim to the surface of the ocean of sorrow you’re in and start writing your next book.Read More
The other 1% are really facing writer’s block and is an excruciating experience. It’s like your hand are tied, your brain is frozen, and your soul is engulfed in darkness. The more it hurts, the more it pulls you in.Read More
Your early adopters, beta readers, are a writer’s support system and this is what you should do for them
A billion dollars business starts with 100 hardcore clients. A writer’s career starts with 100 enchanted readers.Read More
Let the lemming’ gene direct your day-to-day life or not. If you decide to be a writer, start working hard and find your own voice.Read More
One week bestsellers have years of work to support them. Not only in honing your writing skills, but in making yourself known as a person who is worth reading. It’s the snowball effect that you should be focused on.Read More