In querying agents, I came across this video featuring powerhouse agent Scott Hoffman and NYT best-selling author Brendon Burchard. I strongly recommend watching it. Hoffman and Burchard deliver worthwhile content about standard book advances, working with a backlist, the author-agent relationship, and traditional publishing vs. self-publishing. Additionally, they discuss how Burchard earned his multiple 7-figure book deals.
What are you currently doing to position, package, promote, and partner?
Which social media networks do you think are key- Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Goodreads… which ones are absolutely necessary?
Do you “block time” to write?
Do you promote yourself in some way besides social media?
Comment with your professional development strategies, regardless of your field. I’d love to hear your tips!