One of best ways to gain authority as a business owner or expert is by publishing a book. Not only is your book an asset to [Read More…]
If you are nearing your publish date goal, then you’re about ready to set a price for your Kindle Book. The big question is what is the right price? After all, you want Bob Barker to scream it out on the showcase showdown! Now there are some basic guidelines about the basic royalty structure available to [Read More…]
Ever since I published Kindle Readers Love SERIALS for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner I received many questions about publishing a series on Kindle. You see most Kindle book series are either wildly successful or a total flop. And having worked with several Kindle coaching clients with either fiction or nonfiction series to Amazon I extracted the [Read More…]
With so many self publishing platforms and sites it’s often hard to decide where to self publish your digital book. Amazon is the big elephant in the room and I would recommend you include Kindle Publishing in any self publishing plan. But should you also self publish on Nook or on many smaller self publishing [Read More…]
Want to Get Paid to Publish on Amazon Kindle? Here’s Your Chance… If you’ve always dreamed of landing a publishing contract with one of the biggest publishers in the world you just might be able to realize your dreams using the Kindle Scout submission. Amazon created the Kindle Scout program which allows authors to submit [Read More…]
These days, there’s a lot of tips and advice for using different marketing platforms, but you must remember that regardless of the platform, you always need great content. Especially when marketing your book, because the content is what is going to give potential readers the insight into how your book will be. Just because you [Read More…]
Shelfari, a popular social network for book-lovers, is being swallowed up by Goodreads. Amazon is the owner of Shelfari, but the company also scooped up Goodreads in 2013, which is a service that offers nearly identical offerings as Shelfari. Amazon has done very little to infuse new life into Shelfari over the years so it [Read More…]
4,000 books are self-published each day. That means that a potential reader needs to find a needle in a haystack if they want to find your book. Discoverability is one of the biggest challenges that self-published authors have to face. Even if your book is found, most books online rarely break 100 sales. If you [Read More…]
Tips for setting the right price for your book based on its genre and the goals of the author
Being a writer means spending lots of time working on a computer, which can result in some serious hand and wrist pain. How often do you need to stop typing to massage a cramp out of your hand or wrists? Some of the best ways to mitigate damage to your hands and wrists is to [Read More…]
There are more outlets than ever for advertising your book thanks to social media. However, understanding how to sell your book properly on a platform like Facebook isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Author David Penny learned this the hard way when he started advertising his historical fiction novel on Facebook. However, his trial [Read More…]
The Peanut Gallery
Being an author is no walk in the park. It takes discipline, struggle, and sacrifice to accomplish. It’s a hard pill to swallow, but it’s the truth. Read on to find out what you’ll need to do if you want to truly live the life of an author!
Want to create the strongest version of your manuscript? Then you’ll need all the feedback you can get! Here are the best ways to find trustworthy, valuable beta readers to give you fresh insights into your work!
The revision stage is often the most challenging part of writing a novel. If you want to do it successfully without having it become a nightmare then you’ll need to distance yourself from the work and let your inner editor take center stage! Here’s how to do it!
The self-publishing market and the world of e-books are always evolving to match the lifestyles of readers and consumers. They’re also financially evolving. Find out what 2016 has in store for indie authors!
Ever wonder when the best time is to discount your book? There are lots of great times and ways for you to discount your book depending on what you have to offer! Learn the best tricks so that you can maximize purchases!