As things get even more competitive in the world of self-publishing, unless you’re in a very small niche, you’re likely dealing with hundreds to thousands of competing books, all fighting for attention. A “good” title isn’t enough. You need an irresistible book title that, most importantly, is unique when placed next to other books in the genre.
Book Launches, High Anxiety, and a Free Webinar on Thursday with Kimberley Grabas
Eleven Ways to Get Better Book Reviews for Your Novel by Florence Osmund details the eleven criteria commonly used by book reviewers, most of which are good for authors to know before they start writing.
Got a Pen Name? You’re in Great Company – Now Here’s How to Market Your Books by Frances Caballo gives examples of when and why authors have used pen names and explains how writers using pen names can build a brand.
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the role a blog plays in the evolution of nonfiction authors. That’s one of the reasons I’ve been writing about entrepreneurship for authors, balancing risk and opportunity when it comes to investing in online training, and making the leap from blogging to authorship. All these subjects have one […]
Self-publishing authors—particularly writers of nonfiction—have a lot to gain by studying marketing, and today for most authors, that means internet marketing. From learning how to Tweet to product launches, subscriptions sites, training courses, workshops and all the other forms in which we can present our content, there’s a lot to learn about how to put […]
New: The Book Launch Toolkit, A Boon for Self-Published Authors includes planning tools, worksheets, cheat sheets, and other training that will help you supercharge your book launches
14 Ways to Crash Your Book Launch – Authors, DO NOT Try This at Home by Kimberley Grabas explains why book launches need to build excitement and anticipation and how to do it.
How to Grow Your Audience & Sell More Books with an Email Newsletter: Free Webinar with Dan Blank for authors
Don’t make the crucial mistake I made: ignoring the importance of building an email list