How one entrepreneur got a $25,000 contract ‘because you’re a published author’

How often do you see your potential clients trying to do it all themselves? With the accessibility of online technologies today, any entrepreneur can  create their own website, do their own copywriting, design their own brochures and manage their own social media campaigns.  Unfortunately, even though they can achieve all of this themselves, it’s a challenge to do it well and […]

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Interview with Clarissa Rayward

In this episode of Entrepreneur to Author I speak with Clarissa Rayward, a family lawyer who has leveraged her book to lead to media appearances, speaking opportunities and more clients engaging her firm than ever before. It all began in 2008, when Clarissa established Brisbane Family Law Centre. At BFLC her team of lawyers work alongside counsellors and financial planners to […]

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Your 1-question content audit

Whether it’s video, blogging, podcasting or publishing books, for the last few years content marketing has been all the rage. Make a one-time investment of your time to develop a piece of content that can build a relationship with your audience and convert them into paying clients for years to come – what’s not to […]

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The #1 reason 98% of entrepreneurs struggle

Imagine this scenario… You sign up for a business course or coaching program. Your coach makes you delve deep into the passion behind your business. They open your eyes to new possibilities and endless horizons. They build your confidence, telling you about the difference you could make and the impact you could have on the […]

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Top 10 publishing posts of 2015

As the year winds to a close it’s easy to get caught up in the silly season. Suddenly, it’s mid-January and you haven’t written anything for a month. Your editor is impatiently tapping her toe and you need to push your entire self-publishing process back. Not anymore – check out Grammar Factory’s 10 most popular […]

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The power of a paperback (and why you shouldn’t just write an eBook)

With growing numbers of qualified professionals offering their services to first-time authors, the power of publishing for entrepreneurs is becoming more widely recognised. After all, publishing a book establishes you as an instant expert, which then leads to a range of opportunities that come with expert status – media appearances, keynote gigs, charging higher rates […]

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How one lawyer’s book got her featured on national TV

Clarissa Rayward, the Happy Family Lawyer and first-time author, came to Grammar Factory for a structural edit in 2014. Her book, Splitsville: How to separate, stay out of court and stay friends, guides families through the legal issues associated with separation and divorce without causing unnecessary angst for partners or children. Why write a book? […]

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Boost your author profile by speaking

Today’s post is by Dr Gary Wohlman, the founder and director of My Presentation Doctor and the author of  Get Up, Stand Up For Your Life. Dr Gary travels the world training CEOs, managing directors, senior managers and executive committees of leading organisations, as well as professional speakers and entrepreneurs in a wide range of industries and, in […]

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