Think of me as your Publishing Cheerleader!

My name is Jeniffer Thompson and I am an author, speaker, and Internet Marketing strategist. I’m not a guru—I don’t have some miracle answer to guarantee your online success. What I do offer is a common sense approach to Internet Marketing. I concentrate on the nuts and bolts of how you can establish a professional online presence and will teach you simple steps anyone can follow:

  • develop your brand and fine-tune your message,
  • build a professional website and implement a strategic marketing funnel,
  • write engaging content that draws in your audience,
  • drive traffic and convert that traffic into revenue.

You can start reading my blog now, hear me speak at a conference near you, call me (619-955-8286), or email me questions. I offer free 15-minute consultations, as well as complete website analysis, consulting, and coaching services.

Plus, my team at Monkey C Media specializes in author services. We’ll implement anything you don’t have the time or the energy to tackle yourself: basic to advanced websites, custom Wordress websites, book cover and interior design, logo design, business cards and more—if you need it, we’ll create it.  We will deliver on time—above and beyond your expectations.

Blogging Demystified: How Blogging Drives Traffic to Your Website

10/22/2014   |   3 Comments

Articles about blogging are for the most part boring. It’s the same story over and over: you should be blogging—blogging drives traffic—blogging is a great marketing tool….  And yet, most bloggers quit after a few weeks, or worse yet, never get started.

There are a slew of reasons people have for not blogging: I don’t have time. It doesn’t seem to be doing my site any good—no one reads my blogs? I don’t know what to blog about.

The truth is, blogging does help drive traffic, blogging will build your audience, and it will establish your name in the marketplace! The trick is this: you have to be patient and consistent. You won’t see results right away. In fact, it can take up to a year before your blog builds a steady and loyal following—but it will, and that’s the exciting part. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits of Facebook Groups for Authors

10/15/2014   |   No Comments »

facebook logoAnother great way for authors and aspiring authors to utilize Facebook is by joining various like-minded communities, or “groups,” within Facebook. Groups are often used to share ideas, posts, tips and to offer support and dialogue within a certain area of interest. I’ve even seen them used to help authors promote their books and to increase their Facebook “likes.” Basically, they’re a great resource, no matter where you’re at in the writing/publication process.

Depending on the privacy settings of the group, you may be able to join freely, or you may have to request access from a group moderator. But, either way, to find groups on Facebook, the step-by-step process is the same:

Step 1: Log into your Facebook account.

Step 2: If you know the exact name of the group you are looking for, enter it into the search field at the top of any Facebook page. Or, if you’re just looking to discover a group, you can enter a keyword or two to see what’s out there, like “author” or “suspense fiction” or “writing,” etc. Then, Read the rest of this entry »