Fiction or nonfiction, your book will make a welcome gift. But how can people buy it for loved ones if they don’t know it exists? They read about it in a holiday gift guide.
Well, we’ve rounded the corner and headed into 2018. What will the new year hold for authors and self-publishers? We rounded up some of the best articles on the year ahead and mixed them in with some great advice you can use today. Enjoy! Mark Coker on Smashwords 2018 Book Industry Predictions: Are Indie Authors […]
Ever dreamed of quitting your day job and making a living as a writer? Have you hoped that the sales from your first book would give you a steady income?
It’s an “oh-oh” time. And it deals with your website. How about creating this Website Due Diligence Plan for the New Year?
It may be true that a picture is worth 1,000 words but what’s proven is that a photo is better than text when it comes to social media engagement.
I’ll bet you’re making at least three of the Top 10 mistakes I see often at author websites. Fortunately, most of these mistakes have a quick, easy fix.
Winter holiday season sparks a flurry of marketing activities. In the spirit of brave, new, crazy ideas that I bring you this month’s DO THIS NOT THAT.
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.
Who did you write your book for? Where do your readers hang out on the internet and in person? Can you summarize your book in less than 30 seconds?
An important part of your book promotional plan to help you get in front of as many potential readers as possible, is publicity.