Sometimes it can be hard to see the forest through the trees. But, more importantly, what type of forest is it and what does it look like? Authors can get so hung up on plot, characters, and all the other nitty gritty aspects of writing that they forget to incorporate details into their writing. A [Read More…]
A self-published author needs to be a jack-of-all-trades but it can be difficult to juggle all the various tasks. It can be a welcome relief to get some solid advice from an expert. Check out what editor Carl Lennertz has to say about marketing as a self-published author! You won’t regret it
The advice that you’re probably getting sick of hearing is that you need to be active on social media to generate buzz about your work. The truth is that social media can be exhausting, especially when you’re scraping the bottom of the barrel for interesting things to say about your book. A clever marketing trick [Read More…]
It’s always satisfying to finish turning the last page of a book and then setting it down on the shelf among all of the other books that you’ve read. It becomes part of your collection – part of your legacy. But digital books and ebooks don’t necessarily have that same quality. They go back into [Read More…]
The sad truth is that people have very short attention spans. If you’re not able to grab them right away then you might lose a potential reader forever. While the title of your book and the cover design are both important factors in drumming up interest, it’s your book description that should really grab them. [Read More…]
Now that you’ve finished your manuscript you’ve only just begun the process of self-publishing your book. Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran it’s always helpful to have a checklist to guide you through the process. Read on to see everything you’ll need to cross off the list before publishing!
Feel like you missed out on some of the bigger self-publishing stories from 2015? Then this is the list for you. This retrospective top 10 blog posts covers important topics like using lyrics in your writing without acquiring rights or hiring a lawyer, how to write in multiple genres, and how to create an exciting [Read More…]
The new year is here, which means it’s time to take a look into the crystal ball and see what the future holds for the self-publishing industry. So what do the experts and pros in the self-publishing industry foresee for 2016? Many experts agree that 2016 is the year where mobile marketing and better business [Read More…]
This brand made $150,000 in 10 days from their first book about real estate investing and you can, too! Find out how to market you book so that you can make the big bucks!
Did you know that the extremely successful and increasingly-popular ‘Elf On The Shelf’ started out as a self-published book? It’s true! If you’re unfamiliar with the premise, ‘Elf On The Shelf’ is a book that comes packaged with a toy elf. The elf is supposed to be deployed in the home leading up to Christmas [Read More…]