How should authors promote themselves and their books during this time of crisis? How do we sell and market our work during a pandemic?
Blogs for Self-Publishers, March 27 – April 2, 2020 including Nathan Bransford, Dan Wagstaff, Barbara Linn Probst, Sandra Beckwith and C. S. Lakin
How do you talk about yourself? You just finished writing hundreds of pages. Now it’s time to write about yourself: the author bio.
e-Book Cover Design Awards, February 2020 including Tanja Prokop, Deranged Doctor Design, Alicia Varela, Miblart and many more.
Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #114 including Fiona Raven, Nate Hoffelder, Mark Coker, Nina Amir and many others
Everyone considers using a nom de plume or pen name. I am going to offer an argument for not using a pen name — or, at least, for sticking to just one.
Do you know what “branding” means and how it applies to you as an author? In most cases, you’re the brand, while your books are “brand extensions.”
Blogs for Self-Publishers, March 13 – 19, 2020 including Brian Jud, Nate Hoffelder, Tim Grahl, Sandra Beckwith and Cate Baum
Many author websites were set up as blogs first with a column of blog posts on the left, and a sidebar on the right for things like sign up forms.
Think about Amazon as a search engine, instead of a retail store. Yes, Amazon is more like Google, than say Walmart in many fundamental ways.