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Welcome to The Award-Winning Authors Show, where we help professionals to build a legacy by self-publishing your next book. We help you remove self-doubt from your mind with our proven process to become a published author. We have helped authors from all over the world to publish their books for the last 18 years.

I’m your host, Lisa M. Umina, CEO of Halo Publishing International. If you’re ready to become an award-winning author, then let’s get started.

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Welcome to The Award-Winning Authors Show, where we help professionals to build a legacy by self-publishing your next book. We help you remove self-doubt from your mind with our proven process to become a published author. We have helped authors from all over the world to publish their books for the last 18 years.

I’m your host, Lisa M. Umina, CEO of Halo Publishing International. If you’re ready to become an award-winning author, then let’s get started.

    How to Build an Audience | Todd Hiller Interview

    How to Build an Audience | Todd Hiller Interview

    Would like to build an engaged audience that love your books?  You need to learn how to use social media to find loyal readers. It's time to create your social media profiles, make interesting posts, and engage with real people.  On today’s episode of The Award-Winning Authors Show, we’re talking about how authors can build an audience to promote their books. I had the pleasure of interviewing one of our best-selling authors, Todd Hiller, author of "Fire and Ivy."  You'll discover what it takes to use your voice to shape the minds of the next generation. Plus, you'll learn 1) Where to Find New Readers Who Become Loyal Fans, 2) The Ultimate Strategy to Build an Online Audience, and 3) #1 Mistake Most Author Make in Building an Audience. Don't make the mistake of publishing your book and forgetting about the marketing and PR. Are you ready to put in the work it takes to become a best-selling author?  ===  📚Don't make the mistake of publishing your book and forgetting about the marketing and PR. Are you ready to put in the work it takes to become a best-selling author? 👉To connect with Todd Hiller, you can find him on Instagram here. All of his books are available on Halo Publishing, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble. 🌟If you’re ready to publish your book, please submit your manuscript on https://halopublishing.com/.  ✍️Or, you can download our free publishing guide to learn everything you need to know about the entire self-publishing process: https://halopublishing.com/publishing.... Start writing your legacy today!

    • 19 min
    Building a Digital Brand | Alina Bonn Interview

    Building a Digital Brand | Alina Bonn Interview

    Don't you want to speak on stage in front of an audience? What if you could sell tens or hundreds of your book at a time? To do so, you need to build a brand around your book. In today's episode of The Award-Winning Authors Show, we are talking about Building a Digital Brand. I'm interviewed by my own producer, Alina Bonn: a content marketer and creator of Effortless Engine. In this episode, you'll learn: 1) How to Gain International Visibility, 2) What It Takes to Develop a Public Speaking Platform and 3) Content Marketing Benefits for Authors. 📚Don't miss our newest episode. You won't believe how easy content marketing can be...

    • 20 min
    Publishing Black Voices | Jordan Sullen Interview

    Publishing Black Voices | Jordan Sullen Interview

    At Halo Publishing International, it’s our mission to publish voices that matter. We believe you’re called to use your voice to uplift those around you. In honor of Black History Month, Lisa Umina interviews one of our favorite authors, Jordan Sullen. Jordan is a former NFL player, children’s book author and illustrator. He’s published three books with us. In this interview, they didn’t talk about politics. They talked about something more sensitive: Black Lives Matter. Jordan released his newest book, Numbers Don’t Lie, during a pivotal time of history. In this episode, you'll discover what it takes to use your voice to shape the minds of the next generation. Plus, you'll learn:

    - How to Use Your Voice to Speak Up When It Counts

    - What It Means to Become a Role Model as a Children's Author

    - Best Advice to Know Before Writing Your First Book

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    Writing your first book takes courage. You only have one voice to share your story. How will you be remembered?

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    👉To connect with Jordan Sullen, you can find him on LinkedIn here. All of his books are available on HaloPublishing.com, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Books-A-Million.

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    🌟If you’re ready to publish your book, please submit your manuscript on HaloPublishing.com.

    ✍️Or, you can download our free publishing guide to learn everything you need to know about the entire self-publishing process.

    Start writing your legacy today!

    • 14 min
    Benefits of Becoming an Author | Brooke Young Interview

    Benefits of Becoming an Author | Brooke Young Interview

    Are you a writer with a story you need to share with the world? Is your story living in your computer, but has yet to make it to a publisher? Have you always wanted to write a book, but are afraid to pull the trigger? 

    Think about a message you believe the world needs to hear.  

    Now, imagine yourself writing this story and holding a physical copy of your book in your hands. You’re smiling down on it and a sense of accomplishment washes over it like a wave on the beach. 🌊  

    You’ve done it. You’ve become a published author! 

    This is exactly how Brooke Young felt after she published her first book. On today’s episode of The Award-Winning Authors Show, I interviewed Brooke Young, author of "Murray’s Miraculous Mission" and a contestant for Miss Ohio 2021.  

    You'll discover the personal and professional benefits of becoming a published author. Plus, you'll learn: 

     - Why You Should Write a Book to Enhance Your Platform 

    - The Hardest Part About Writing a Book (And How to Overcome It!) 

    - 3 Lifetime Benefits of Becoming a Published Author 

    Your book will carry a message throughout your life and across generations. It’s time to get your story out of your head and into a book!   

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    🐾 To connect with Brooke Young, you can connect with her on LinkedIn. Or you can purchase Murray’s Miraculous Mission from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million or Halo Publishing International. 

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    🌟If you’re ready to publish your book, please submit your manuscript on HaloPublishing.com.  

    ✍️Or, you can download our free publishing guide to learn everything you need to know about the entire self-publishing process.  

    Start writing your legacy today!

    • 15 min
    3 Ways to Market a Best-Selling Book | Donald Lloyd, Jr. Interview

    3 Ways to Market a Best-Selling Book | Donald Lloyd, Jr. Interview

    So, you’ve published your book. Now what? How do you become a “best-selling author”? How do you spread the news about your book to increase sales? How do you make sure the world hears your message?

    After all of your hard work in writing the book, it’s time to switch to marketing the book. There’s nothing worse than publishing a book that nobody reads.  Listen to the episode to learn 3 ways you can market a best-selling book.

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    If you’re ready to publish your book, please submit your manuscript on HaloPublishing.com (https://halopublishing.com/).

    Or, you can download our free publishing guide (https://halopublishing.com/publishing...) to learn everything you need to know about the entire self-publishing process.

    Start writing your legacy today!

    • 15 min
    10 Steps to Publish Your Book

    10 Steps to Publish Your Book

    Have you ever wanted to publish your own book, but felt overwhelmed by the process? If so, you’re in the right spot because I'm going to tell you the 10 steps you need to publish your book.

    Stick around until the end, and I'll tell you the most important step most authors forget to do.

    Today, I’m going to walk you through our proven publishing process we use for authors around the world. You don't want to miss this episode!

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    If you’re ready to publish your book, please submit your manuscript on HaloPublishing.com.

    Or, you can download our free publishing guide to learn everything you need to know about the entire self-publishing process.

    Start writing your legacy today!

    • 5 min

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Alina Bonn ,

Inspiring me to submit my manuscript!

I’ve always wanted to become an author. Lisa’s advice is inspiring me to submit my manuscript so I can hold my book in my hands. Can’t wait for the finished product!

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