Here is a book cover checklist for authors who are looking for ideas on how to get their books featured in the media.
Publishing a book bundle on Kindle isn’t that hard to do and can have great rewards! This article gives you 5 tips on how to put together a book bundle:
Are you wondering what the word count for your book should be? This article suggests that essentially, it should be “as long as it needs to be”, meaning don’t look at the word count, just get the story out then edit. However if you’re curious to see what the average word count is for standard genres, [Read More…]
What’s Wrong With This Picture? Do you see how the author screwed the pooch on their Kindle book description? Tell us what you see and you may win a FREE book description review or get an entirely new one from a world class copywriter who has sold several tens of millions of dollars worth of [Read More…]
Last September, Amazon changed the game of publishing kids’ books when it released KDP Kids’ Book Creator. It essentially allows the average Joe to create illustrated children’s books for Kindle and upload them directly to Amazon. Essentially Amazon is investing in illustrated ebooks, and they need content, so if you have an idea for a kids’ [Read More…]
In this article, the author discusses why it’s important to always carry a book with you for marketing purposes. While it’s a phenomenal idea to be able to physically show someone that you’ve written a book, for us eBook authors, it’s not exactly plausible. However instead, you should consider getting business cards made with your [Read More…]
Determining how much to price your book is tricky, especially if you don’t know what factors should go into pricing it. This forum topic question asks if there is a minimum page count that readers can expect in order to pay $2.99 for an e-book. Some of the responses suggest that there are several factors, [Read More…]
Getting your book written about in The New York Times is still the biggest prize for authors, but it’s also the most difficult one. Here’s some tips on how to make it happen!
Many blogs have enough content on them to be a book itself, but how do you know if your blog should be converted into a book? An interview with an author who converted his blog to a book answers all the questions you need to know to decide if its something you should do. He [Read More…]
Holidays are a great way to promote your Kindle and self published books, especially Valentine’s Day! Kindle allows you to do price cut specials or even offer free samples, which you can easily market as a great Valentine’s Day gift! Once you’ve made your deal on Kindle, be sure to share it on social media [Read More…]