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Thank you for joining us for this “Teach Me How to Love” Blog Tour! On this page you will find all of the details you need to participate in the tour: writing prompts, sample tweets, beautiful banners and everything you need to make your blog post a success. We’re looking forward to sharing with men and women all over the world about the importance of escaping the same old cycles by becoming educated and empowered about love, and hope you’ll join us in lighting up the internet with the powerful message of 'change your mindset and you can change your outcome'.  We can’t wait and are honored that you’re joining us for this exciting ride!

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Book Details & About the Author

Troy Spry is a certified life and relationship coach, speaker, author and “Reality Expert”. A graduate of Winthrop University in South Carolina, he studied Psychology and officially began the study of human behavior. Troy started a blog called XKLUSIVE THOUGHTS as a way to invite the world to share in the many interesting thoughts and conversations he had about life, love and the lessons they’ve taught him.

His popular blog, books, conversation parties, webinars and seminars, inspirational morning messages, lunchtime discussions, and personal one-on-one relationship and life coaching helped Troy grow from a blog, to a brand, to movement. He holds a position as an official staff writer for the award-winning website BlackAndMarriedWithKids.com where he was recently the recipient of the “WRITER OF THE YEAR” and “WRITERS CHOICE AWARD.” Troy also has had the pleasure of writing for celebrity matchmaker Paul C. Brunson, has had his work featured in JET Magazine Online, and was chosen to be a guest blogger for the Steve Harvey Act like a Success Conference.

He is a dating expert and contributor for DatingAdvice.com, DigitalRomance.Com, and VixenDaily.com. Troy has been listed as a premier coach by BlackMenRock.net and has had the honor of being a featured guest on HuffPost Live!

Troy’s blogging has taken him to new levels as he just released his new book “Teach Me How To Love: Why What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You” which is the second volume after publishing his first E-Book entitled “Teach Me How To Love: A Man’s Journey Toward and Through Marriage.”

Troy’s mission is simple: to inspire individuals to first become better people so that they can become better mates, create better relationships and ultimately help to build better communities. He is a firm believer in the fact that you must live life intentionally and on purpose!

Outside of his writing, coaching, and speaking endeavors, Troy enjoys playing sports, traveling and spending time with his wife, friends, and brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. It is time with those closest to him that keeps him grounded, relatable, and humble.

You can contact and follow Troy on twitter and Instagram at @Xklusive5 or on his Facebook fan page by searching Xklusive Thoughts. You can email him at info@XklusiveThoughts.com and his personal website and blog is www.xklusivethoughts.com. You can purchase his book at www.TeachMeHow2Love.com.

You can receive a free chapter of his new Book entitled “Teach Me How To Love: Why What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You!” by signing up at www.XklusiveThoughts.com

How the Blog Tour Works

The blog tour will take place February 8th through the 21st.  We have provided the following writing prompts which are directly aligned with the book’s message of the importance of learning the lessons of love.

Writing Prompts:

  • What are the things you wish you would have learned about love and dating when you were growing up?
  • What lessons have you learned in love as you have matured?
  • What are some of the things that men should seek to understand about women before seeking a relationship with them?
  • What are some things that women should seek to understand about men before seeking a relationship with them?
  • Should you build a relationship based off of someone’s potential?
  • Has the “independent woman syndrome” helped or hurt relationships?
  • What should you look for when trying to make a wise choice in a mate?
  • What things can one do to not “find the one” but to BE THE ONE?
  • How can one go about getting out of a love situation that is hurting them more than helping them?
  • In 2016 how does one define happily ever after?


You can give a review of the book (if you’ve read it), or write about one or more of the above themes. The official book launch is on February 7, 2016 with preorders available starting January 17th, 2016 followed by a launch party in Charlotte, NC on March 13th, 2016, but you can still contribute posts through the end of the month.  The sooner you link your post, the higher up on the blog tour page your post will be. You do not need any special permission to blog or use any of the graphics on this page (we just ask that you use it for the purpose of the blog tour and/or to talk about Teach Me How to Love).

Blog Tour Graphics

Use at least one of these banners on your blog & social media to promote your post and the blog tour.

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If you have an affiliate account with Amazon, please feel free to use your special links within your blog post.

Check to see if your blog post has the following before hitting "publish":

1. BEGINNING OF POST – Let all of your readers, followers and everyone in your community know that you are part of the Teach Me How to Love Blog Tour. Use this or feel free to edit in your own style*:

This post is part of the Teach Me How to Love Blog Tour which I am excited to be a part of along with many other inspiring bloggers. To learn more and to join us as we tell the world how to learn how to love! CLICK HERE!

2. END OF POST – Use this or feel free to edit in your own style*:

Troy Spry is –a certified life and relationship coach, speaker, REALITY EXPERT, and now author and decided to write a book about –changing your mindset about dating and love and why it's important to stop repeating the same mistakes in dating and relationships. He knows this book has the power to change lives and relationships. You can grab your copy HERE.

*Feel free to edit these to fit your style/audience, but please be sure to keep the links to the Blog Tour and the Book (using your affiliate link) in beginning and end of your post.

3. BANNER OR BLOG BUTTON – choose from the banners available here and make sure at least one is included in your post. You can also add the blog tour button to your sidebar.

4. SCHEDULE A TWEET/FB/PINTEREST UPDATE – tell the world you are part of the tour and share your post with your followers.

5. If you're on Facebook Live, Blab, Periscope, YouTube or other form of Live video, feel free to share your thoughts there as well.

Social Media

Twitter

SAVE THE DATE: #TeachMeHow2Love Book Periscope Party, Monday, February 8th at 6:00pm PST/8:00pm CST/9:00pm EST
 

Tweets:

  • Want the secret to a happy and healthy relationship? (LINK TO YOUR POST) #TeachMeHow2Love
  • I wrote about (INSERT YOUR TOPIC) for the #TeachMeHow2Love Blog Tour (LINK TO YOUR POST)
  • I am excited to join the #TeachMeHow2Love Blog tour (LINK TO YOUR POST)
  • Healthy & Loving relationships start when you learn how to love the right way (LINK TO YOUR POST) #TeachMeHow2Love

Our hashtag for all book related tweeting will be: #TeachMeHow2Love. Feel free to use that whenever you promote your post and the book Twitter handle is @XKLUSIVE5. Feel free to tweet Troy with your posts and comments throughout the blog tour.

Facebook:

You can use any of the pins and banners above to post a link to your blog post on Facebook. Feel free to create your own updates and pins.

Here are some sample Facebook updates:

  • I am so excited to join Troy Spry of Xklusive Thoughts for The Teach Me How to Love Blog Tour with my blog about (INSERT YOUR TOPIC) this week. We are on a mission to ————————————– Read all about it here: (LINK TO YOUR POST)
  • Many of us are ———————- —something so many people do without realizing it. That’s why I wrote about (INSERT YOUR TOPIC) as part of Troy Sprys #TeachMeHow2Love Blog Tour this week. If you want to discover more about why it's important to ———————–, check out my post: (LINK TO YOUR POST)

 

Pinterest:

Join our Blog Tour Event page on Facebook to share the link to your blog post and inspired by the Teach Me How to Love Book. Click here to join the event page.

How to Submit a Post:

Follow this link to upload your blog post to our Blog Tour Page once your post is live on your blog.

We will promote the Blog Tour page via social media and hope to send new readers to your blog every week to help share the secrets of escaping the same old cycles by becoming educated and empowered about love.

Questions?

Write to  teachmehow2loveblogtour@gmail.com and our Teach Me How to Love Blog Tour Guide will point you in the right direction.

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