Move past the frustrations of your biggest author platform stumbling blocks to finally get your book into the hands of your readers.
Millions of authors are trying to secure a relationship at first glance. A smaller, wiser group are building platforms. Learn how to build your platform–the secret to succeeding as an author.
There are no guarantees in PR and publicity. Authors scheduled to do a TV program may be bumped when crises or tragedy hits. Here’s how to handle the dreaded unexpected.
Getting your books into libraries takes a great deal of time and effort. It does not just “happen.” Here are the main steps self-published authors need to take to be taken seriously by librarians.
Do you know the simple formula to seriously grow your email list? Check out these ten clever strategies you can start implementing today.
By Jennie Nash In publishing, everything starts with the quality of the book. Today you’ll hear from editor and book coach Jennie Nash. In the course of her work, Jennie sees firsthand what authors tend to get wrong as they write their books–the rookie mistakes, the glaring errors, the fatal flaws. Her post today digs […]
Self-publishers don’t realize that Amazon, like Google, uses a search engine to find, and list its books. A powerful marketing tactic for authors is to ensure their book reaches the top of that search list.
If you’re looking for an online group to join, consider these organizations dedicated to helping Indie authors write, edit, publish, and market their books as well as network and support other Indie publishers.
To help guide the development of your book marketing strategy, here’s a list of seven relevant and significant marketing trends that should not be overlooked.
Last year I explained how I came to partner with Betty Sargent on the first comprehensive resource guide for indie authors. And how the book, with the help of readers, launched at #1 in several categories on Amazon. It was awesome. The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide gathered over 150 reviews online, mostly very favorable. But […]