Robbin Simons

About Robbin Simons

Robbin Simons, founder and CEO of Crescendo Publishing, is the leading expert on lead-generation book publishing and platform growth. Through her exclusive publishing programs, she takes aspiring Author-preneurs from idea to published author in 90 days and to-date, has a 100% success rate in creating Amazon best-sellers. As well as being the best selling author of multiple books herself, Robbin’s work has been featured in many online and offline media outlets, and her authors have been featured in major television and print media outlets including Forbes, NBC's Today Show, Huffington Post, The Dr. Oz Show, USA Network and many more. Contact Robbin on her website www.crescendopublishing.com or via email at GetPublished@CrescendoPublishing.com.

Three Ways to Become a Standout Entrepreneur Author

robbin-s-print-image-choice-1Anyone can write a book, but not everyone can be an outstanding Entrepreneur Author. One might think the difference would lie in writing skills, eloquence, verbiage and flow. These are important, but for the Entrepreneur Author, the key elements that contribute to a successful book product vary surprisingly from what you might expect. 

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When Is The Best Time of Year for an Authorpreneur to Publish a Book?

Robbin Simons print image 5According to recent industry data, more than half of retail book sales in the United States occur only a few months before the Christmas holidays, between September and December. This a perfect time for launching and promoting your book if it is one that fits into the general interest or fiction categories. 

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3 Ways to Become a Standout Entrepreneur Author

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Anyone can write a book, but not everyone can write an outstanding book or be an outstanding Entrepreneur Author. One might think the difference would lie in writing skill, eloquence, verbiage and flow. These are all important components, but for the Entrepreneur Author, the key elements that contribute to a successful book product vary surprisingly from what you might expect.

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Robbin Simons

How long have you been in business? 4 Years

Why did you begin your business? My business started by accident. For more than 20 years, I have enjoyed a very successful corporate career in the field of Supply Chain working with global Fortune 500 companies in the information technology, retail, and life sciences industries.

What is your mission for your business? Our mission is to be innovative and disruptive in the publishing industry by empowering entrepreneur authors with tools, technology, and strategies to bring their message to those in need around the world.

If there was one thing you wish you knew before you began your business, what would that be? I learned that it takes an enormous amount of strength to allow yourself to be vulnerable. Asking for help, hiring team members, and taking time for yourself are not signs of weakness. They are signs of a strong leader.

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Critical Elements for Creating a Successful Best-Seller Book Launch

Robbin Simons graphic article 3To be honest, I’m not crazy about coaches and consultants who promise they can make you a best-seller in a couple of weeks or even in a weekend. I don’t believe anyone can authentically make that claim, because there are a lot of elements that go into creating a best-seller. And truthfully, it’s very difficult to manipulate Amazon® to do this. It seems that every time we figure out some kind of process, strategy or system for creating best-sellers, Amazon changes its ranking algorithms or the rules for qualifying.

What I can tell you is that for many of the authors I’ve worked with, I have discovered that there are some key elements necessary for each best-seller I’ve launched. Here are three of them:

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TWIB Radio with Robbin Simons: How to Publish your Book in 90 Days or Less

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TWIB Radio with Robbin Simons: How to Publish your Book in 90 Days or Less to make you the “Go-To Expert” in your field. Robbin Simons Headshot RS 3x4 (1)She will cover the best ways to market your book, to get your message out there and how to leverage your business with your book.

Is Writing Your Own Book on Your Bucket List?

Robbin S graphicAction is what creates success, not the consumption of information.

Think about that for a minute. It is pretty simple, and it’s true. You have a story and want to share it with people around the world you know can benefit from it. You want to help them.

After speaking with many aspiring authors, there were only three things holding them back from realizing their book dreams:

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3 Ways to Create Your Own Book FAST!

You may have already an written blog posts, eBooks or special reports and posted on these your website as a free thinkingopt-in offer. But many entrepreneurs find just getting started to be one of the greatest challenges they face once they set their minds on writing. The one thing you need to decide first is what your goal is. This is where it all begins.

The Basics

If your goal is to simply have a book to use on your website as a free gift to visitors for opting in to your newsletter or eZine, then this can easily be done in a just a couple of hours. It’s really unbelievable how easy it is to put together a 5-10 page basic eBook or special report to use for this purpose and it’s a great way to get your feet wet if you’re just launching a new business or just want to try your hand at writing.

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3 Reasons Why Book Publishing is the New COMPETIVE ADVANTAGE for Entrepreneurs

Woman at ComputerAs a professional speaker, coach, consultant, or entrepreneur, writing a book has become almost as necessary as having a business card or a website. This is because, as a published author, your book provides instant credibility and influence as an expert in your field of specialty.

Traditional publishing can take months or even years to complete. With electronic retailers or “e-tailers” as they are often called, such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple iBookstore, many authors are now turning to self-publishing as an easier and more convenient way to fast-track the publishing of their book.

Book authoring is the NEW COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE for today’s entrepreneur and is the easiest and the quickest way to build credibility as a speaker or expert.

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3 Ways to Become a Standout Entrepreneur Author

GirlonLaptopAnyone can write a book, but not everyone can write an outstanding book or be an outstanding Entrepreneur Author. One might think the difference would lie in writing skills, eloquence, verbiage and flow. These are all important components but for the Entrepreneur Author, the key elements that contribute to a successful book product vary surprisingly from what you might expect.

On reason for this is that the goals are uniquely different. The Entrepreneur Author’s book is written to promote their business, build their subscriber list and establish themselves an expert in their area of expertise. If you are an aspiring Entrepreneur Author contemplating whether to finally write that book you’ve been thinking about for so long, here are three things to consider if you would like to be “outstanding” rather than just “OK”:

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