Hello everyone. Today we’re discussing the importance of making proper professional contacts in your niche, and why they are so important.
The more professional contacts you make, the larger possible audience your works will have. Plus, it gives you some professional clout. The more clout you have, the more others will take you serious as a professional.
Everyone knows writers crave recognition and acknowledgement. We all love to receive some kind words about our work, especially from other writers. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. Just don’t go overboard with it, or expect it to the point you start demanding it.
That’s not professional.
In previous posts we’ve discussed how important professionalism is.
Writing is an art, a craft, and should be a joyful experience. It takes determination, creativity, and passion.
Marketing writing is a business.
Treat it as such.
It’s not meant to be a cut throat business, but, it requires respect for others. Be respectful, and honest with your contacts. Many doors open for you as you forge contacts. Not just as a blogger, but as a writer.
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On a more personal note, I’m just under halfway through revising my current novel. I plan to have the revision completed by the end of Saturday. Wish me luck.
Have you started building your contact list yet? Any tips to share? Feel free to speak up.