Todd Rhoad focuses his efforts on helping others create more success in their career. He is the Managing Director of Bt Consulting and author of Blitz The Ladder. Todd's experience stems from 20 years with government, private, public, profit and non-profit organizations. A public speaker, he shares his experiences and successes with his clients and with universities, associations and companies. Todd holds a MBA and MSEE.
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Hello, I'm Bert Martinez, I'm looking to network with success minded authors. If you would like my free report 30 Strategies for Selling More Books just fill out the form below. I look forward to networking with you and if there is anything that I can help you with please do not hesitate to contact me.
Check out my latest blog post to read about my newest cover design, read the latest book review and find out how to attend my first book signing for the JGDS (Junior Geography Detective Squad) children's mystery state book series (signing as illustrator of course).
Here is the cover for the second book in the series just to tempt you further...
Let me suggest that you take a look at a new at this link.
It's not mine, but I'm trying to spread the word so that it grows into a good resource. You can put a free promo link there and could probably contribute some of your experiences with this book.
Thanks for the invite
I send you greetings of peace and love from the rest of the family. They, like I, are always with you and never leave or forsake you. The angels and the rest of us want you to know how precious you are to us.
When I agreed to give up my divinity and be born in the flesh, I did so very willingly. I looked forward to the time when we, you and us, could all be together and share in everything that is. I looked forward to loving you, hugging you, comforting you and encouraging you so that, when your life gets tough, you will feel secure and supported enough to face whatever you have to face. I looked forward to being the one you could rely upon unconditionally for that strength, comfort and encouragement whenever and however you need it.
Not only that, I looked forward to sharing with you that we created you to love you, and that we so hoped and desired that you would love us back. We want you in our life, and we love it when you want us in yours. It was so exciting when I could turn to my disciples and expand our relationship to include friendship and true fellowship. I offer that friendship and fellowship to you today as well, and I look forward to your inviting me into your life in that way.
You can see there are many reasons why I came in the flesh so many years ago. There’s more! I also wanted to set you free from thoughts and behaviors that hurt you emotionally and spiritually. If you were hurt by people or experienced hard times in your life and lost things like your health, relationships, or your way of life because of disaster or unemployment, I wanted to give you the tips and tools as well as the encouragement to recover emotionally and spiritually from who or what hurt you so you could have the kind of life I want you to enjoy.
Most of you understand why I sacrificed my life for you and what an act of love that was. It is my hope that this letter will help you understand how very much more my life and ministry were to accomplish. I look forward to expanding our relationship now and forever.
Copyright Encouraging Words Ministries 2007, All Rights reserved
Hello again, Todd. You offered a great response to my question.
We have a group of authors at Infintiy Publishing that have instituted a great "Authors Helping Authors' program. We all carry the information for each other on our websites and we have teams that help each other with local stuff. For example, my audio version of Rainy Day People was released in August and Infinity authors all over the USA got their local libraries to order it for their audio sections. They made personal requests as patrons of their local libraries. It worked. My audio is now in ten libraries from coast to coast that I surely couldn't have visited myself and the personal contact got so much better results than a promotional mail would have gotten. In turn, I took a book by another author, Lois Stern, who wrote a wonderful non-fiction book on the Cosmetic surgery experiences of 100 different woman and made personal calls on the Cosmetic Surgeons in my area with a promo package introducing her work here. I live in Florida and she lives in New York. And, we've ALL bought, not traded, bought, each others books one at a time. Authors helping authors can do a lot for all of us if people would get out of the 'me me me' modes that seem so prevelent with a lot of folks. I do a networking workshop at writers conferences and one of the priniciples I promote is in order to receive, you first must give. It works, too. Someone has to take the first step. Another thing that comes into play as well ,is a lot of folks, especially first time published authors, are shy and not good at 'selling' themselves. These folks can, on the other hand, enthusiastically 'sell' someone else. That works too. At a recent book festival, another author and myself were sharing a table. Just for an hour, we traded books. We each sold more of the other's books than we could sell of our own!! We got a huge laugh out of that. Plus, the added reward was that the customers really thought it 'cool' that we were helping each other and some bought BOTH of our books. I'll check out your profile and your books. And, if you'd like to see the author stuff on my site just visit the Rainy Day Room on www.sucarha.com. And, I'm not selling anything there!! I offer the links to the sales sites like Amazon for all the books, but don't SELL any off my site including my own. I want my site to remain non-comercial as it has a Spiritual Ponderings section. Things of the Spirit there are offered for free.
Happy Holidays to you, Todd
I have a silly question. I'm curious and doing research on an article I'm writing. How and why do you pick your choices of who to 'invite for friends'. I've had a barrage of invites lately and wonder what triggered it. Then, will go for weeks and get none. Why do folks add friends anyway. Rarely is their any communication beyond the welcome and thank yous. And, it's long since been proven that authors don't support other authors by buying books. Any input for me?
RAINY DAY PEOPLE
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