Writing a Book in 90 Days: Speaking to your avatar

Writing a book

This is the beginning of week six of my 12-week Self-Publishing School course on writing a book.  To date, I have written about 3,000 words of my very first book (if you’re keeping track, that’s the same amount of words I had written last week – rut row!). I’m experiencing that writing a book is about more than […]

Writing a Book – The Journey


This is the beginning of week five of my 12 week Self-Publishing School course on writing a book.  To date, I have written about 3,000 words (of a proposed 25-30,000 word book). Prior to starting this project, I really eschewed writing.  Visions of school term papers chronically danced in my head. Now that I have started […]

eCommerce Site vs Info Site: Which type of online business is right for you?


While there are as many different types of online businesses as there are entrepreneurs, most online businesses fall into one of two camps:  a business that is information-based, and a business that centers around an eCommerce site. An information-based online business is usually built around the aggregation and distribution of information.  Regardless of the niche, […]

5 Ways to Be More Productive During the Holidays


As the end of the year approaches, many small business owners find themselves in a rush toward the finish line – all of the goals, milestones, and achievements you worked towards in 2014 culminate in a mad dash to do as much as possible before the ball drops on New Year’s Eve. That’s why it […]