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…]
Digital publishing is an ever changing race both as far as you can shake a stick at your readers as well as Amazon new features and requirements. Marketing your Kindle book is not always easy, here you will find many resources and tips to help you along your publishing journey.
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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…]
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…]
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…]
Working to become a successful self-published author can often be a challenging experience. Sometimes it can help to take a look at some of the real success stories from authors who started out just like you. Mel Sherratt, Stephanie Hudson, Tracy Bloom, Louise Ross all found incredible success through self-publishing and ebook distribution. Their stories [Read More…]
Established, published author Laura Drake found that her newest book was so personal that the only way she could realistically release it into the world was via the self-publishing route. This was a new course for her since all of her previous work had gone through standard publishing channels. Therefore, her perspective on the self-publishing [Read More…]
What does 2016 hold for the book publishing industry? It’s impossible to predict the future, but there are certainly trends that can help us understand what to expect in the year ahead. The data suggests that indie ebook authors will continue to grow in market share at the expense of large publishers. Unfortunately, the ebook [Read More…]