A good messaging strategy will help position your author’s brand for scalability.
How to Get Your Book into Libraries
Getting Your Self-Published Books into Libraries in 9 Easy Steps Do you want to get your books into libraries but don’t know where to start? You want your book in libraries because 58% of Americans have a library card, and over half of them say that they have been in their local library in the […]
Some Bad Reviews Are Avoidable
If your book isn’t necessarily doing as well as you think on Amazon, it could be in the wrong genre.
Presto Page Audiobooks
The future of publishing is audiobooks. Interested in reaching larger audiences? Then convert your manuscript into an audiobook! The fastest-growing format in the book publishing industry. Recently evaluated at over 2 billion dollars and growing, with the major contributor to the rise in popularity coming from the convenience of our smartphones.
What Makes a Good Book Cover?
What Makes a Good Book Cover? We’ve all judged a book by its cover. You go into that bookstore, and there’s something about it that grabs your attention. The colors, font, and art all work together to tell you that this book is one you need to pick up. While traditionally published authors don’t get […]
Q: If I have a self-published novel on Amazon and it hasn’t been successful, should I submit it to an agent instead?
A: You can try. But a second fail is not the answer to this situation. Novels that made it into the top 100 on Amazon don’t get attention from agents these days. So why would they look at a proven failure? You’re asking the WRONG question. Why wasn’t your novel successful on Amazon? Cover not […]
Copyright Basics for Indie Authors
Copyright is the sole legal right to reproduce, distribute, perform, and display creative material and that material’s derivative products.
Planning Your Book
The writing process is a personal journey for each author. Some writers are meticulous planners, plotting every detail of their story before they begin. In contrast, others will write by the seat of their pants, without any idea of where the story will end up. Most authors lie somewhere in between. However, no matter the […]
Increasing Your Book’s Fanbase
Increasing your book’s fanbase while growing your email list. Giveaways are a great way to increase your subscriber base, your fans on social media, get more likes, and so on. If you haven’t finished writing your book yet and don’t have a book to give for free, you can give away just about anything you […]
Marketing Yourself as an Author
Take a realistic look at yourself and evaluate how you come off to others. Figure out not just who you are at your core, but how you want it to be seen – and then go full force into that direction.