Welcome to Common Sense Marketing Strategies, LLC

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Tom Blubaugh, and Gina Burgess have partnered together in a business venture—Common Sense Marketing Strategies, LLC.  Energetic entrepreneurs in their own right, they took a leap of faith to combine their strategies and solutions for authors as well as other entrepreneurs.  They desire to help others learn by sharing their experiences and knowledge acquired during more than 75 combined years in the marketing and publishing industry. That's how Authors Community, an online community for helping authors and those offering services to authors was born.  If you want to learn how to help yourself market your product whether it's a book or writing project or small business, we offer a self-led environment with personal coaching available.

Common Sense Marketing Strategies is an online marketing company with a community of like-minded people to learn from and find resources necessary to complete your project, plus personal consulting with our experienced marketing staff Tom Blubaugh, Gina Burgess, and Tamy Bond.  Together, they have established an online membership community leveraging multiple service levels.  This enables personal and custom services tailored to the individual. Authors Community is an opt-in/opt-out style of membership with no contracts or long-term commitments.

Authors Community - a division of Common Sense Marketing Strategies, LLCHelping writers: 

  • Accomplish their goals.
  • Polish their work to diamond brilliance.
  • Publish their work.
  • Target their markets all at Authors Community.  

Authors and entrepreneurs often get lost in the sea of information causing them to get discouraged and give up on their publishing dreams. Tom and Gina's desire is to help Authors, Writers and Entrepreneurs accomplish their goals while learning how to market their product on their own.   Authors Community includes vendor resources, video library, online community for helpful tips and shared experiences in writing projects, plus personal consulting with Literary Strategist -- Tom Blubaugh, and Book Coach, Editor, and Illustrator -- Gina Burgess.