It’s a really good idea to keep yourself open to all opportunities to promote  your work.

When I met Dennis Abrams at the Sharjah Reading Festival and he asked me to write a guest post in his online magazine and I agreed, I had no idea he had thousands of followers.

It just seemed like a good idea at the time.

So I wrote an article about international marketing and it seems to have done very well!

You can read it here:

So basically, you can add the opportunity of writing that article to the myriad opportunities I’ve received when I’ve traveled!

It really does surprise me to find that authors are willing to shell out thousands to attend conferences on the other side of the world!!! I even advised a couple of authors I know not to do that, but they didn’t listen.

It’s a pretty expensive vacation if you ask me!

My goodness!

It’s a matter of slowly building up your brand and your reputation.

I like what Philip Seymour Hoffman said, keep working and make sure when you go before an audience, that they never forget you!

Or words to that effect.

Basically that’s what I try to do and so far it’s been working!