Thursday, 17 March 2011

How to Improve Reading Skills in Children?

Learning to read is an amazing goal in a child’s life. Like speaking it doesn’t come naturally. Now a days children lack the habit of reading because they always depend on video game and television for their time pass. Making children to read will help them in their education and in future.Parents have an important role in making their children to read. Parents should actively involve while your child is reading.
Children with poor reading skill may often
a. Will have low self esteem
b. Will have difficulty in completing homework, assignments etc.
c. Will receive poor grades
d. Will be having physical illness due to stress
Here are some parent tested tips for helping your child to develop a love for reading
Read to your kids and with kids: Make a habit of reading with your kids and listening what they are reading . so that you can make them correct while they are wrong. Be patient if they make same mistake again and again make the correct by lovely approach. Make them to choose the book which are favorite to them even if they have read it many times before. Parents should actively participate while they are reading.
Make your kid to read everyday: Make reading as a part of each day whether it can be at bedtime. Make them to read stories so that it may be interesting to them. And make sure that your child has a library card.
Teach your kid about sound awareness : Make posters of alphabet and you should sound them about each alphabet . Point them “S” and tell a snake make “s ” sound like that give them examples.
Collect books like work books and activity books for children. While you are working or doing some other task make them to do the activities in the book. Don’t make them in front of television or video game to waste time. Make them color or do some other activities in their favorite book.
Make them to read posters or advertisements . And introduce them new words . And encourage them while they are reading new words . So that they will try always to read new words.

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Marketing for writing professionals

Here are some marketing tips for writers. Marketing is very important in every field. Marketing is not an easy process as its name indicates. It very difficult to get customers and customers needs in every field of marketing. There are plenty of books and authors. Thousands of books are published in a day. Are all these books sold? For writer if they published books and if the books are returned from the publisher/printer. For a writer the real work of marketing begins from their right? There are many things that the writer should give preference here I would like to share some.

• Title of the book: Title is the most difficult thing in writing. Choose a good title so that it should attract the readers. First of all it should be interesting. The title should give the reader a clue of your story so that the reader can understand the content of the book and so that it can catch the heart of the reader.
• Cover of the book: Covering should be always attractive. For kids and students usually they will notice the cover. So it should be interesting, clean and should be properly punched. So that it should be professional.
• Knowledge of the market: It an important thing. The authors want to know about the market where the book reach and the author’s name or status in that market. The author should create a market and should maintain communication so that you can give right message to the market.
• Thank your readers: Always give a separate page for thanking your readers in your book.
• Distribution: Select the best distributor for distributing your book. so that your book should be easily accessible to everyone.
• Advertising the book: There are many techniques to advertise your book. Some methods are listed below
a. Use internet
b. Use media
c. Use Print advertising technique(Posters, Newspapers, Magazines)

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

How to improve your writing skill?

Writing skill is very important in every day to day life. In every field as a student, business man, researcher and every where writing skill is very important. Writing skill is an essential quality some may have good writing skill but some may lack it. If you ever felt you will never gain writing skill its wrong. Believe nothing is impossible to man.Here I would like to remind you a proverb “Failure is the stepping stone to success ”. So practise every day to attain a good writing skill. Here are some helpful tips to improve your writing skill.

• Write: Write something everyday. If you are in worry of the topics to write don’t worry you can even write topics related to an incident you met, the friends party you attended anything you like. If you don’t get any interesting topic create your own topics.
• Read: You can depend on library for this. This may help you to know the styles of the various authors and it will be helpful while you are writing.
• Grammer: Grammer is very important learn glammer in the way that you are fluent in building your own english sentence. So that it does not contain any grammer mistakes.
• Criticism: The thing you wrote allow it to read by a critic . A critic should be the person who is experienced in critic. This will help you to rectify your errors . Take the experience as a learning one and don’t repeat the mistake again
• Subscribe for newsletters: By browsing you can find many website which contain many information regarding writing tips.Subscribe for their newsletters you will get lot of information through their articles.It can improve your writing skill.
• Courses: There are several online writing courses they can give you good guidance.