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How Twitter Helped Me Build My Authority and Get Published

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Twitter Helped Me Get Published…Sort Of :)

Ok, I didn’t get Published exactly, but an interview I did for Stephanie Chandler @bizauthor did get published in her new book – Own Your Niche

To me it’s the next best thing and very cool to be first Interviewed along-side some BIG Entrepreneurs and second to have that interview be published.

So I had to share this with you.  ownyourniche

Before I jump to the book, let’s chat about how I was chosen in the first place.

It is all Twitter’s fault :)

Stephanie has been following me on Twitter for a long time, and seeing how I use Twitter and what I share on my blog and basically everything I have done around Twitter is what caught her eye enough to invite me to be interviewed for the book.

Time and time again I see the benefits of using Twitter for myself and my clients and this isn’t about ROI or any type of stats tracking and calculating.

If you’re using Twitter or any Social Media site, you will know if it is working for you.

Trust me.. YOU WILL KNOW!

Here is a secret I want to share between you and me… Ready?

Twitter and all social media sites will not build your business.

I know, painful to hear… but take a deep breathe and keep reading.

But what social media will do is help you get seen and heard helping you build your brand and authority. Which will then help you get better results from your OTHER MARKETING!

  • blogging + social media = better results
  • affiliate marketing + social media = better results
  • article marketing + social media = better results

Now without the marketing you are left with…

  • social media + chit chat = more chit chat

Social media is a great tool.. but alone it’s not going to build your business.

It’s like having a Mc Donalds Big Mac without the fries… it’s good, but ohhhhhhhhh so much better with the fries lol

Ok, enough about all that.. let’s talk about the book.

I just got my copy a few days ago and I have read about 5 chapters so far and I am very happy with it. Stephanie shares some great information that will help Internet Marketers and Bloggers.

Since I didn’t read the whole book, I can’t do a full review – But here is some info off  Stephanie’s site.

Own Your Niche brings authenticity back to internet marketing, teaching you how to showcase your business with practical, easy-to-use strategies that you can implement yourself.

You will learn how to:
•    Identify and connect with your target audience
•    Turn up the traffic generation on your website
•    Build an effective blog
•    Get results with social media—in less than an hour per day
•    Distribute content that demonstrates your authority in your field
•    Create email marketing campaigns that build loyalty
•    Handle your own PR and get media to come to you
•    Add online revenue streams to your business
•    Generate exposure with proven offline methods including professional speaking, direct mail campaigns, and publishing

Also included are interviews with successful service-based business owners who share how they have built their audiences and created successful enterprises.

Sneak peek at my Interview inside.

ownyourniche1

Full list of Entrepreneur Interviews Inside.

Anita Campbell, Small Biz Trends
Karl Palachuk, Small Biz Thoughts
Melinda Emerson, Small Biz Lady
Kathleen Reale, Be Free for Me
John Paul Aguiar, Money Dummy Blog  pg.74 Yep Yep :)
Shasta Nelson, Girlfriend Circles
Neal Schaffer, Windmills Marketing
Denise O’Berry, The Small Business Edge
Roger C. Parker, Published and Profitable
Deborah Shames, Eloqui
Maria Nemeth, Ph.D., Academy for Coaching Excellence
Al Lautenslager, Market for Profits

This book is perfect for consultants, coaches, freelancers, health services professionals, financial advisers, attorneys, doctors, professional speakers, authors, and other service-based businesses.

Pretty much anyone trying to sell anything online.

Grab your copy at Amazon just click here – Get Own Your Niche Book (affiliate link)


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  • http://www.socialaftermath.com/video Josh Garcia

    Hey JP,

    Congrats! It must be a great feeling seeing your name inside a book.

    Keep rocking it!

  • http://www.extremejohn.com/ Extreme John

    Now that’s what’s good brother!

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Thanks Josh.. and it was pretty cool to get the book and see me in it.

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    haha Thanks Man.

  • http://businessinfoguide.com/own-your-niche/ Stephanie Chandler

    Thanks very much for contributing to the book and sharing your story. Right on with how Twitter adds to your marketing. Love the comparison to a side of fries!

  • D. Heath

    I can’t wait to start interviewing people. Congrats on getting published :) This business community on Twitter is so active, therefore opportunities abound.

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Your welcome Stephanie, and TY for including me.

    Yea.. you gotta have the fries lol

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Thanks D

  • http://www.bloggertone.com Niall Devitt

    Cool story John Paul and congrats on getting published, Twitter is a great tool for building relationships but as describe, needs to be integrated into your marketing activities. 

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Thanks Niall.. glad you liked that. Exactly, great tool but better when matched up with other marketing.

  • http://thelinkmedic.com Aaron Kay

    That’s great John, been a while since I’ve been here, I think you helped me out with Disqus a while back, congrats man!

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Thanks Aaaron.. Happy to see you back man :)

  • http://www.crazyaboutchurch.com/ Charles Specht

    Bro, this post is old!!!!  When are you going to post something new?  I’m thinking about remodeling my bookmarks.  Hope you make it!

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com John Paul

    Charles.. only a couple weeks old man lol

    Been busy with new blog design and product development. But I am back to a reg schedule now.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Jakes.Anoop Anoop Jacob

    Some great tips. And congrats for getting yourself featured in the book :)

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com/ John Paul

    Thanks Anoop glad u liked the post.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Jakes.Anoop Anoop Jacob

    Welcome ;-)

  • http://twitter.com/sandraz Sandra Zoratti

    Congratulations John Paul…how cool is that!?! Nice going Stephanie!

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com/ John Paul

    TY Sandra

  • http://smallbusinesstalent.com/ Stephen Lahey

    Looks like an interesting read. Congratulations, John Paul.

  • http://www.johnpaulaguiar.com/ John Paul

    TY Stephen

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