Who is your target audience? What is a reader profile? Let’s break down these two questions that baffle many authors.
We are pleased to welcome Kate Tilton to The Book Designer as a Contributing Writer.
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.
Right now ACX, the audiobook marketplace that’s part of Amazon’s Audible division, is running their annual ACX University. This is a great opportunity for authors and publishers to learn the ins and outs of working with ACX and how to maximize your audiobook production as well as learning how to market audiobooks. This is the […]
I’ve had a lot of inquiries about the new edition of The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide, announced last week. When Betty Sargent and I sat down to talk about the 2016 edition, we realized we had to expand it with advice and insight for people starting out on the indie publishing path. Despite the over […]
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 […]
Welcome to this issue of the Carnival of the Indies blog carnival. This issue is for April, 2015. We welcome your submissions on topics related to writing, self-publishing, book design or marketing books. A collection of outstanding articles recently posted to blogs, your reading here will be richly rewarded. See the end of this post […]
Blogs for Self-Publishers, September 27 – October 3, 2014 including Frances Caballo, Kate Tilton, Doris-Maria Heilmann, Victoria Strauss and Giacomo Giammatteo.
Do You Need a Social Media Manager? by Kate Tilton explores why companies hire social media managers, and how they spend their days
Are You Stressed Out? Overwhelmed? Maybe You Need an Author Assistant by Kate Tilton describes how to find, hire, and work with an author assistant