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About Courtney Kenney

I’m Courtney Kenney, author and book launch consultant. Like you, I’m on the author’s journey. My focus is to improve my craft, learn new marketing techniques, and sell more books as I grow my authorpreneur business. I want to share what I’ve learned to help you become a more productive and prosperous author.

3 Simple Steps to Focus and Get on Track with your Writing

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When you’re a creative person full of ideas, you can get overwhelmed. It’s important to focus and finish what you start. Here are 3 simple ways to stay focused on your writing.

How to Rescue a Struggling Project

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When we're faced with a struggling project at work, we look for root cause, and then determine ways to improve. The same principles can apply to the projects we tackle in our personal lives. Learn 6 ideas for rescuing a struggling project.

Growth Mindset: How to Thrive When Faced with Setbacks and Challenges

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Struggling with setbacks and challenges? A shift in thinking called growth mindset can help you overcome, and even thrive in tough situations.

The Most Important 15 Minutes of Your Day

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When we lose focus on our habits, we feel lost. Blocked. Stuck. We start over again because we are resilient. Start building your habit over again with just 15 minutes a day--the most important 15 minutes of your day.

7 Ideas to Start Your Morning Routine

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A morning routine is essential to personal productivity. Successful people use morning routines to jump start their day. Here are 7 ideas to start a morning routine that will help you get focused and increase your productivity.

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals When You Get Bored or Distracted

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Are you working toward your goals for the year, but find yourself getting sidetracked? If you're having trouble staying on track, 3 simple questions can help you stay focused on your goals when you get bored or distracted.

27 Things I Learned from a Layoff

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In early 2015, my company eliminated my job along with another 3 dozen or so of my colleagues. I had worked there for 15 years, and it came as a shock. Here are 27 things I learned from a layoff.

Self-publish using Smashwords

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While Amazon Kindle is the market leader claiming 74% of the U.S. e-book market, indie authors should not limit themselves to one single e-book platform. Go beyond Kindle and self-publish using Smashwords. Learn how it works, the pros / cons, and tips.

Self-Publish using Draft2Digital

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While Amazon Kindle is the market leader claiming 74% of the U.S. e-book market, indie authors should not limit themselves to one single e-book platform. Go beyond Kindle and self-publish using Draft2Digital. Learn how it works, the pros / cons, and tips.

7 Tips for a Bestselling Book Launch

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There are 4 million+ Kindle books on Amazon today. Self-publishing basics such as quality cover design, keyword optimization, and professional editing are now the price of entry for self-publishing. If you launch a garbage book--if you cut corners--you're going to see lackluster sales, or worse: terrible reviews. Here are 7 tips for a bestselling book launch.