The popular television show ‘Shark Tank’ is all about unknown marketers and inventors pitching their idea to real business moguls and seeing whether or not their idea is worth an investment. Imagine that you were a contestant on ‘Shark Tank’ presenting your book to these famous businesspeople. Would it get the greenlight? Would anyone invest [Read More…]
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!
Being a self-published author means completing all sorts of tasks that you might not be familiar with. You got into the business to be a writer, but now you have to be a publisher, a marketer, and everything else in-between! Chances are you’ve had some questions along the way that you wish someone would have [Read More…]
When writing your book for self-publishing your main goal should be to actually finish the book! That, of course, is the most important part. However, putting that much mental and creative energy into that one task can make it difficult for you to focus on all of the other tasks that need to be done [Read More…]
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!
Imposter Syndrome, the feeling that you don’t deserve any of the success in your life, is a legitimate psychological phenomenon that can hit indie authors the hardest. You might feel as though you’re a fraud, which can be very draining on the psyche and very counterproductive. If these thoughts and feelings sound familiar then the [Read More…]
Want further proof that ebooks and audiobooks are alive and well in the world? Look no further than new data that reveals how popular and successful ebook and audiobook library lending was for 2015! OverDrive is the leading program for lending library media and they saw a 24 percent increase in downloads using their service [Read More…]
You might have the greatest book available on Amazon but no one will ever read it if you don’t sell it properly. Your book’s description is one of the essential elements of converting a potential reader into a buyer. Learn how to write a book description that hooks people and makes them want to read more!
There’s little in this world as satisfying as completing the final sentence of your manuscript. It’s joyous, exuberant, and an instant stress release. Then comes the crushing realization that you still have tons of work to do finessing your manuscript. It’s a tough job but if you know what to watch out for then it [Read More…]
Chances are you’ve already made several writing resolutions for the new year, but what about marketing resolutions? You might be a great writer but you might not be so sharp with your marketing skills. Use the new year as an opportunity to get better, little by little. This year make it your goal to do [Read More…]