I was interviewed earlier by Cassy Huidobro, the current marketing board member at the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA). I share how to go about getting an Amazon Author page, and Goodreads Author page setup via shared screen and step-by-step, on how to manage your Amazon Author Page and Goodreads Author Account. If you’re a […]
Thanks to eclectic entertaining: Small Plates & Dainty Desserts author Barbara Stafford for thinking so highly of my work in converting her cookbook to eBook that she entered me into the 23rd annual CIPA EVVY Awards. And I won FIRST PLACE (GOLD)!
Wow! I am so honored to have won a CIPA EVVY Merit Award for Interior Layout/Design on the book I designed for Nancy Libbey Mills’ The Star Bright Factory! Thanks to Nancy for choosing me to do her book design.
I need to take this advice myself. Take a look at this article (especially #8), and give it a shot! Post a comment on your results. Did the quietness drive you crazy? Did it spark a new book idea? Let me know! Title: 10 Important Reasons to Start Making Time for Silence, Rest and Solitude By: Thai […]
Every author looks for the secret to success in selling their books. Whether it’s hearing you need to do book signings, or participating in Amazon’s KDP program, or doing speaking engagements – every successful author is successful utilizing different methods. You have to find the method that works for you, and for your personality. Here […]
Whether you’re an author or not…everyone should have a blog these days. A blog brands yourself and gets your name out there. If you have a business, a blog is a great tool to build your stature within your industry community. You don’t have a business yet? Well why not try your hand at blogging […]
Laura Hazard Owen writes an interesting article I thought my followers would be interested in…What should you price your ebook at? Turns out most authors price their ebooks at $2.99, but what sells the most copies? $3.99! Read a snippet below…Full article can be found here. What’s the best price for a self-published ebook? $3.99, […]
I’ll bet having your book turned into a movie is your dream. Especially a self-published author’s dream. Today I came across an article where one author was blessed to claim just that! Check out the inspiring article here: How One Self-Published Author Landed A Movie Deal by Joanna Penn over at The Creative Penn blog.
Can your self-published eBook make it to the New York Times Bestsellers List? Four self-published eBook authors who made it onto the New York Times eBook Bestsellers List on August 5, 2012, would say yes your book can. More and more readers are looking to find a good book, and could care less about where the book was […]
Building your Author Brand by Stephannie Beman There is a difference between book branding and author branding. Book branding means that everything you do online will encompass your books. They will remember the name of the books over who wrote them. If you step outside your book branding with a new series or genre of […]
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