To an indie author, metadata is probably the most important part of your book — aside from the book itself. Let’s talk about what metadata actually is.
Sex sells books and ranks right up there as one of the very best publicity hooks, even if you haven’t written erotica or a romance novel.omance novel.
Do This Not That for July 2017 discusses the pros and cons of exclusive rights and selling all your books only through Amazon.
Can you get author and book marketing fatigue? Of course. Authors sometimes don’t want to hear what works in creating a successful book marketing campaign.
How do you conduct yourself on social media? How do you show other authors and your readers that you really do care about them?
Readers love chunks of information they can digest easily in just a minute or two. That’s why they’re wild about cheat sheets and checklists.
By Amy Collins Book Expo America (BEA) was held this year in New York from May 31st – June 2nd. It is considered to be THE networking event in North America where authors and publishing industry insiders gather. Amy Collins, Contributing Writer for The Book Designer, attended BEA 2017 and we thought you might find […]
A lot of the choices we publishers make are based on what we want or what we think we SHOULD do, but consumer book sales can tell us what readers want.
By Judith Briles It’s a good question … for most, the answer is zilch. Or, the response is: what’s a tagline? Okay … what is a tagline and why should an author care? Ahh … now we are into the meat of it. Start with separating a tagline from a slogan. Where a slogan is […]
Craft. Marketing. Blogging. Email list building. The list goes on. But, there are some skills that every indie author absolutely needs to develop.