One of the benefits of being an indie publisher is the ability to update your books whenever you choose. But how do you make changes without losing your reviews and ranking on the various retailers? Is it possible? Like many things in publishing, the answer is it depends.
Search Engine Optimization, commonly referred to as SEO, is the art and science of convincing a search engine, like Google, to send people to your website, content, or product. As an author, why should you care?
Ever wondered what role beta readers, editors and Advance Reading (or Review) Copies (ARCs) play in the process of publishing and promoting a book? This article by Craig Tuch compares all three and explains how they can all be helpful.
You want to don’t want to spend a ton of money to write (and sell) an amazing book, but editing is not something you want to skip. A book littered with grammatical errors and typos screams amateur.
Dave Chesson explains that the best book covers are more than just attractive adornments to the books we love. They also offer ideas and inspiration we can use to guide our own work.
Nothing can replace the experience of reading a print book. The smell, the paper feel, and even the book cover design all contribute that little something extra that ebooks — despite their best intentions — fall short on.
The challenge for self-published authors who have small or nonexistent networks, is to convince readers to add one more title to their to-be-read pile.
Want to hire an illustrator, cartoonist or some other creative professional? Here’s what you need before you embark on your quest.
Whether you don’t know where to begin or you’re drowning in the number of tasks you’ve started, any author learning to market their books can feel confused.
An important part of your book promotional plan to help you get in front of as many potential readers as possible, is publicity.