Welcome

Sarah HouldcroftWouldn’t you rather be writing than marketing and promoting your book?
You can if you work with a Virtual Assistant for Authors!

My name is Sarah Houldcroft and I am a Virtual Assistant working with authors and writers who are published, self-published or looking to publish in the near future.   I work with my clients to help them achieve their goals by freeing up their time so they can get on with what they do best and enjoy the most….writing.

Why work with me?

Like you, I have a great interest in books, and I also have the time and expertise to promote your book online, so you don’t have to worry about doing it.

What type of books can I work with?

Having an author of technical books in the family, I’m just as much at home with scientific / technical / engineering books as I am with a work of fiction.

How can I help you?

Promoting your book can be achieved in a number of ways.   Having a great looking blog, customised to reflect the look and feel of your book is an essential part of marketing online, as is being up to speed with Social Media. These are just two of the services I can offer you.

What about actively promoting your work through a Virtual Book Tour, without even leaving your desk?  I can arrange (virtual) locations, create the itinerary, and put together a campaign to make sure that everyone knows about it!

Regardless of where you are in the publishing process, it is never too early to start working with a Virtual Assistant for Authors to promote and market your book.  So why not get in touch with me today and together we can bring your book to the world!

 

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What every reader wants

I was absolutely delighted to be asked to guest blog for Lizzie Lamb, author of Boot Camp Bride and Tall, Dark and Kilted.  She wanted to know how a reader thinks and as I am not an author and only a reader I was very pleased to be able to share my thoughts with her. You can read …

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Top 7 Reasons why you should write an ebook for your business

You should write an ebook, I’m serious. Smart people with good ideas worth sharing can get a lot out of this exercise.    Seth Godin This is what Seth was saying way back in 2007 when far fewer ebooks were being sold, but it is even more relevant today. Financially there is nothing to stop you …

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How to keep a journalist on your side – and how to infuriate them

I am very pleased to include a guest post on my blog today from Martin Warrillow who is a freelance journalist, copywriter, national magazine editor and blogger. Martin Warrillow on the do’s and don’ts of trying to get newspaper publicity for your book So you’re an author with a new book to promote. You’ve got …

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The Princess Diana Conspiracy: The Evidence of Murder – Virtual Book Tour

Alan Power’s much talked about and explosive book, The Princess Diana Conspiracy, is going on tour with VAforAuthors.  If you haven’t yet heard about it through the media then here, in Alan Power’s own words, is a brief synopsis: The Princess Diana Conspiracy This book seeks justice for Diana and presents extremely incriminating evidence that …

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