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 […]
Watch my YouTube video to find out why I do NOT think that you should sell your book on your website. Rather, I encourage my clients to simply link to their book’s product page on Amazon. Watch the video for my reasoning!
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, […]
If you are trying to market your book, or yourself as an author online, you know how important it is to not just drive traffic to your website, but to get your online visitors to opt-in and enter in their email, name and/or phone number. Not only do your visitors have to trust you, but […]
Twitter Marketing Tips for Authors by Veronica Yager Twitter is a fast growing social networking tool and a microblogging service. There are over 1 million Twitter accounts being created daily! Who doesn’t want a piece of that pie? Twitter enables you to send tiny little blurbs about anything, using no more than 140 characters. You […]
How to Become an eBook Superstar: A growing number of ambitious authors are turning to self-publishing. But how do they translate their aspirations into success? by Patrick Barkham, the guardian It has never been easier to publish your own book. Traditional publishers may take a year to turn your manuscript into print on a page but you […]
I came across a Press Release from Lulu Enterprises, Inc. that I thoguht was worthy of my blog readers! This is a perfect article to help you market your book without breaking the bank… Press Release Source: Lulu Enterprises, Inc. RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – (May 17, 2012) – Self-publishing books is on the rise, as even […]
The Art of the Book Pitch * by Joel Friedlander In December, I had the good fortune to be invited to participate in Pitch 2.0, a community outreach event in Seattle organized by CreateSpace. The team at CreateSpace assembled a group of editors, mostly from the Pacific Northwest, to act as advisors and “pitch consultants” […]
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