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[101] How to build your own website with Jess Catorc

Jess Catorc helps female entrepreneurs create stylish DIY websites and particularly enjoys working with women who don't feel like they're "techie".

In this episode she shares her tips on creating DIY websites.

Here’s what's covered in this episode:

  • Where to host your website
  • Why it might be worth buying more than one domain name for your site
  • Where find great WordPress templates
  • How to find inspiration for your website design
  • The biggest mistake people make when building their own websites
  • How to protect your website from hackers
  • How Jess has secured coverage on large news sites and podcasts

Key resources

Jess Catorc's website 

Jess on Twitter

The personal video Jess sent Pat Flynn 

Make A DIY website (Jess's free video series)

WordPress

Bluehost

Angie Makes, BluechicRestored316, Studiopress, WooThemes (WordPress templates)

What WP theme is that? 

How I landed 200 media interviews in a year with Denise Duffield-Thomas

Smart Passive Income Blog with Pat Flynn

Jess's interview on the Smart Passive Income Blog 

Making The Entrepreneur podcast

Soulful PR Session with Angela CorpeITV's Good Morning Britain (Oct 20)

Soulful PR session with Hannah Fearn, opinion editor, the Independent (Nov 23)

Soulful PR session with Andrea Thompson, Features Director, Marie Claire magazine,The Guardian (Dec 15)

**MY BOOK ** Your Press Release Is Breaking My Heart (A Totally Unconventional Guide To Selling Your Story In The Media)

My Soulful PR group coaching  programme (next intake starts in March 2017)

The Soulful PR Business Club 

My FREE Soulful PR Facebook Community

Connect with me on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

What to do next

If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it using the social media buttons at the top of this page.

I’d also love it if you could take a few minutes to  leave an honest review and rating for the podcast on itunes. I read every one personally and may even read yours out on the show.

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[067] How to write and publish your own non-fiction book with Joanna Penn

Joanna Penn is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller writer and non-fiction author who has sold over 450,000 books in 74 countries and 5 languages. She's also a speaker, podcaster and online course creator.

In this episode she shares her advice on how to get your book idea out of your head and onto the page, including invaluable tips on becoming an Indie author.

Here’s what's covered in this episode:

  • How Joanna left her job in accounts to achieve her dream of being a full-time writer
  • The essential tools and resources Joanna uses to publish her work as an Indie author
  • How using dictation software has helped Joanna write non-fiction more quickly
  • Joanna's Facebook marketing tips, including how to select images and write great copy
  • How Joanna avoids overwhelm in her business
  • What freedom means to Joanna and that impacts on her writing business

Key resources

Joanna's website 

Joanna on Twitter and Instagram

The Creative Penn podcast

Joanna on the Inspirational Creatives podcast 

Kindle Direct Publishing

Self-Publishing Success Joanna's online course

Createspace (Amazon's print-on-demand company)

Joanna's recommended editors and book cover designers

Scrivener

Dragon Dictate

Nick Stephenson's Reader Magnets course

How to write a non-fiction book 

**MY NEW BOOK - OUT 7 JULY 2016 AND AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW ** Your Press Release Is Breaking My Heart (A Totally Unconventional Guide To Selling Your Story In The Media)

Soulful PR Live (meet eight national journalists and find out what they're looking for in a story)

New Media Europe 2016  June 18 and 19 (I'm speaking on how  to get big media coverage on a small business budget)

The Soulful PR Business Club 

My FREE Soulful PR Facebook Community

What to do next

If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it using the social media buttons at the top of this page.

I’d also love it if you could take a few minutes to  leave an honest review and rating for the podcast on itunes. I read every one personally and may even read yours out on the show.

And don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, to get automatic updates every time a new episode goes live.

 

[063] How to write a book in 30 days with Kevin Tumlinson

Could you write a book in 30 days? Kevin Tumlinson can.

In fact he can do it in 15 days, and in this episode, he shares the formula he's created that's helped him write 25 books - in record time.

Here’s what's covered in this episode:

  • Kevin's winning formula for writing a book in 30 days or less
  • Why developing a daily writing habit is key to completing a book project (the good news is you probably already have one)
  • How to build writing practice into your day-to-day work
  • Practical strategies for managing writers' block
  • Why Kevin believes every entrepreneur should have a book

Key links and resources

Kevin's website 

Kevin on Twitter 

Kevin's book 30-Day Author. Develop a daily writing habit and write your book in 30 days. 

Daily Diary

Evernote (an app that helps you keeps your projects, ideas, and inspiration handy across all your digital devices)

Book funnel 

Scrivener and Ulysses (writing software

20 master plots and how to build them

Soulful PR Live 

New Media Europe 2016  June 18 and 19 (I'm speaking on how  to get big media coverage on a small business budget)

The Soulful PR Business Club 

My FREE Soulful PR Facebook Community

What to do next

If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it using the social media buttons at the top of this page.

I’d also love it if you could take a few minutes to  leave an honest review and rating for the podcast on itunes. I read every one personally and may even read yours out on the show.

And don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, to get automatic updates every time a new episode goes live.