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We had Alex on our show in the very early days of BlogcastFM (Why You Have To Write Compelling Content with @thebridgemaker). Since then, he’s accomplished quite a bit, so I figured it was a perfect time to bring him back on the show to tell us what he’s been up to.
Here are some highlights from our chat:
- How Alex Grew His Facebook Fan Page to Over 3,000 Fans
- The Importance of a Consistent Facebook Engagement Strategy
- Why You Need to Treat Self-Publishing as if You’re Working with a Publisher
- A Look at How to Develop Your Voice as a Blogger
- Why Alex Redesigned His Website Prior to the Launch of His Book
- How You Know When It’s Time to Write a Book
- The Importance of Working with an Editor for Your Self-Published Book
- Developing a Promotional Plan for Your Self-Published Book
- Optimizing Your Amazon Page for Selling Your Book
- The Advantage of Creating Projects for Everything You Want to Ship
- Why Relationships Play a Huge Role in the Ability to Publish Your Book
- The Importance of Making a Physical Copy of Your Book Available Even if You Self-Publish
Alex Blackwell is a husband, father, and editor of The BridgeMaker – an honestly written blog about faith, inspiration and simple paths to positive change. You can follow him on twitter @thebridgemaker. He’s also the author of the new book Saying Yes to Change: 10 Timeless Life Lesons for Creating Positive Change.
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