How to Turn Your Blog Into a Book Course Published by Heidi Thorne

Author, business blogger, and nonfiction book editor, Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has launched a course on the Udemy learning platform titled: How to Turn Your Blog Into a Book. This course is designed for bloggers who want to leverage their archive of blog posts into a book or eBook that they can share or sell. […]

Heidi Thorne Publishes Udemy Course on Public Speaking

Author and nonfiction book editor, Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has launched a course on the Udemy learning platform titled: Using Public Speaking to Get Sales. This course is designed for self-employed consultants, coaches, and small business owners who want to build and market their businesses through public speaking. Topics covered include: Identifying public speaking opportunities. […]

Heidi Thorne Publishes Book on Time Management for Small Business and Solopreneurs

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has published a book on time management titled, Time Management and Productivity Tips for Solopreneurs, Self-Employed Consultants, and Freelancers. The book is available as a Kindle eBook on Amazon.com. With today’s information overload, it’s easy to get overwhelmed or caught up in ‘busy work’ activities that aren’t very productive. This is […]

Blogging for Money eBook Published by Heidi Thorne

Author and nonfiction book editor, Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has published a Kindle eBook on titled: Blogging for Money: Myths and Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Blog for Profit. Written for those who are starting a blog or those who are frustrated with blogging, Dr. Thorne shares her insight on myths and mistakes she’s […]

Heidi Thorne Writes Guest Post on Trade Show Lead Generation Tech for Straight North Blog

Author and marketing expert, Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has written a guest post on trade show lead generation technology for the Straight North Lead Generation Insights blog titled, “Does Trade Show Lead Generation Tech Product More Leads?” Straight North is a digital marketing agency in Chicago’s west suburbs.

Self Publishing Survey: 67.50% of Authors Consider Traditional Publishing

Self Publishing vs Traditional Publishing 2016 by Heidi Thorne The Thorne Self Publishing Survey 2016 found that 67.50% of surveyed authors have considered the traditional publishing path, meaning getting a book deal from a publishing house instead of doing it themselves. “With today’s availability and cost effectiveness of self publishing, it is surprising that such a […]

Self Publishing Survey: 29.63% of Authors Say Time, Money Issues are Top Challenges

Self Published Authors Challenges 2016 by Heidi Thorne The Thorne Self Publishing Survey 2016 found that the top challenges self published authors face are in a three-way tie: no time, not making enough money from books, and don’t know where or how to market books (29.63% of survey respondents for each). “Given that there was a […]

Self Publishing Survey: 58.54% Say Making Money is Top Motivation

Self Published Authors Motivations 2016 by Heidi Thorne The Thorne Self Publishing Survey 2016 found that the top answer to what motivates authors to self publish is to make money from book and eBook sales and royalties (58.54% of respondents). What is ironic is that 51.25% of surveyed authors are making less than $100 from their […]