How To Write And Publish Books That Sell [Webinar]

Nina-Amir-HangoutEveryone says, “Now is the best time to be an author.” But do you have the knowledge and training to produce a marketable book and to succeed as either a traditionally published or self-published author?

To produce a book that gets read by thousands of people in your target market, you have to have more than just a good idea and writing skill. With almost 400,000 self-published titles and about 500,000 traditionally published titles released each year, it’s not easy to make a book to stand out in the crowd. In fact, the average print book sells only 250 copies per year and the average ebook sells just 550 copies per year.

Therefore, if you want to produce a bestseller, a book that enjoys above-average sales and outsells all the others in its category, you need more than just a good idea and writing skills.Continue Reading

How To Market Your Book To The Locals – Four Secrets

How To Market Your Book To The Locals – Four Secrets

by Kristen Eckstein While the internet is a huge place that allows us to connect with audiences all over the world, we shouldn’t neglect our own backyards. It’s easy to focus your marketing strategy only online, however local marketing can go a long way toward preparing you for interviews, giving you media exposure, and helping [...]

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How To Start Your Own Publishing Company – 10 Essential Steps

10 Steps to Forming an Independent Publishing Company

by Shelley Hitz Disclaimer:  This blog post is for informational purposes only.  I am not a lawyer or accountant and am not giving legal advice.  Consult with a tax professional and lawyer before making decisions regarding your business.  As an author, have you considered starting your own publishing company?  Many self-published authors are now choosing [...]

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The 5 Qualities You Need To Successfully Self-Publish Your Book

The 5 Qualities You Need To Successfully Self-publish Your Book

by Nina Amir You can find lots of articles and guides on how to write and self-publish a book. Beyond the advice on promoting your book, including so-called bestseller campaigns, you’ll find less information on how to succeed as a self-published author. Here’s the truth of the matter: Achieving the status of “successful self-published author,” [...]

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7 Tools to Create Killer Headlines

7 Tools to Create Killer Headlines

by Joan Stewart On average, 8 of 10 people never make it past your headline or title. That’s because headlines are usually an afterthought–slapped onto an article, a press release or a blog post after you’ve  spent an hour or two painstakingly writing it, rewriting, proofreading and correcting errors. By the time you’re done with [...]

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