Why You Should Welcome Anything Less Than 5 Star Reviews

Why You Should Welcome Anything Less Than 5 Star Reviews

by Joan Stewart When I’m looking at book or product reviews on Amazon, nothing sets off my B.S. detector faster than dozens of reviews that are all five stars, and none less than that. It’s the same at other sites. When I was shopping online for living room curtains recently at a consumer site, I […]

How to Sell More Books to the Right Target Audience

How to Sell More Books to the Right Target Audience

by Kristen Eckstein I know, I know, you’ve probably heard it before: You need to know who you’re marketing to. A section about finding and knowing your target audience can be found in almost every book written about publishing, and every publishing and book marketing blog on the net. While you may already have this […]

7 Types Of Book Launch Events You Can Use To Gain Best Seller Status For Your Book

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by Shelley Hitz If you have a book that’s being published soon, you’ll want to take advantage of all that a book launch can offer! In this video, I describe seven types of book launch events with resources for you to consider:

A Closer Look at Content Rules and The Science of Marketing – Book Reviews

A Closer Look at Content Rules and The Science of Marketing [Book Reviews]

by Frances Caballo I read about 70 blog posts a week and for quite some time, I was ordering every book I could find to deepen my understanding of content creation and social media marketing. People often ask me what books I read so I thought I would review the two marketing books I rely […]

How To Co-Write Your Next Kindle Book – 6 Tips For Success

How to Co-Write Your Next Kindle Book

by Rebecca Livermore Even though Kindle books are often shorter than traditionally published books, they are still a lot of work. Co-writing is one way to not only cut the work in half, but if done right, to make the process more profitable and enjoyable as well. Here are six tips to keep in mind […]

How To Get Massive Traction From Your Kindle eBook

How to Get Massive Traction from Your Kindle eBook

by Kathleen Gage You’ve done it! You just finished your first book, it’s up on Kindle and you’re anxiously waiting for the money to pour in. And waiting, and waiting and waiting…all because some “expert” told you there is a fortune to be made with Kindle ebooks. I’ve got news for you. If you do […]

How To Write A Book In A Month – #WNFIN

How To Write A Book In A Month - #WNFIN

by Nina Amir In just two months, you will ring in the New Year. When the clock strikes midnight, will you have achieved your writing goals? In 2014, will you have written and published a book that helped you achieve expert status or boost your business? If not, no worries. There’s still time to write […]

The Pros and Cons of Free vs. Paid Press Release Distribution Services

The Pros and Cons of Free vs. Paid Press Release Distribution Services

by Joan Stewart You’ve written a press release about your business, or your new digital product, or an event you’re hosting, and you want the widest exposure possible. You have a big decision to make. Paid services like PRNewswire and PRWeb offer tiered pricing, depending on how widely they distribute the release. If you buy […]

How To Get Your Book Into Costco (and other specialty stores)

How to Get Your Book into Costco

by Penny Sansevieri Authors ask me all the time: How can I get my book into Costco? To tell you the truth, it’s really not that complicated. But let’s look at the different ways that Costco stocks product:

6 Steps To Become An Authorpreneur

6 Steps To Become An Authorpreneur

by Justine Schofield Authorpreneurship is a totally made up word that makes so much sense. With the rise of independent and digital publishing and the shift of the marketplace to online, authors are now expected to not only write, but also sell books. As a result, authors now need to adapt the skillful and savvy […]