Contributing Writers: Most Popular Posts for 2014

by | Jan 4, 2015

As a new year commences and the team here at The Book Designer finish our holiday break, I thought this would be a great opportunity to offer a look back on the most popular posts written by our contributing writers during the past year.

Frances Caballo
Facebook Ads: Should Indie Authors Buy Them?
“If you have a Facebook page, have you noticed that fewer of your posts are reaching your fans’ news feeds?”

A list of other articles by Frances on The Book Designer can be found here.

Jason Matthews
Selling Ebooks on Google Play: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
“Selling Ebooks on Google Play: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”

A list of other articles by Jason on The Book Designer can be found here.

Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas
4 Levels of Editing Explained: Which Service Does Your Book Need?
“In our last article, 5 Things You Should Know about Working with Beta Readers, we discussed how you can work with beta readers to enhance the self-editing process. Self-editing, or revision, as we call it, is the furthest you can take your manuscript on your own, with feedback from others, but without professional editing help. This is a great first step towards polishing your manuscript.”

A list of other articles by Corina and Carla on The Book Designer can be found here.

Jason Kong
5 Marketing Mistakes That Beginning Fiction Writers Make
“Just about anyone on The Book Designer can become a self-published author. Of course, that doesn’t mean everyone will become a well-read author. A book needs to be paired with the right audience.”

A list of other articles by Jason on The Book Designer can be found here.

Nina Amir
6 Branding Tips for Writers and Authors
“Branding seems like an activity best suited to companies, like Nike, Audi, Best Buy, Rolex, or Amazon. Books and words brand authors, right? And they do so in an authentic and organic manner.”

A list of other articles by Nina on The Book Designer can be found here.

Helen Sedwick
Do You Know Who Owns Your Book Cover?
“You understand the importance of an eye-catching book cover. You spend hours (and dollars) designing, tweaking, and testing. In the end, you, the self-publishing author, own your book cover, right?”

A list of other articles by Helen on The Book Designer can be found here.


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