12 Digital Publishing Tools The Experts Recommend

12 Digital Publishing Tools the Experts Recommend

To celebrate the 2 year anniversary of The Future of Ink, we asked our expert writers to tell us about their favorite digital publishing tools they’ve discovered in the last six months or so. If you are looking for tools to help you publish, curate and create digital content, you’ll find 12 terrific tools to […]

The Secret Formula to Creating a Bestselling Book

The Secret Formula to Creating a Bestselling Book

by Penny Sansevieri Writing a book is one thing, promoting it is a whole different animal. But what if you could, right out of the gate, know exactly what to do to create an outstanding, well-received book that was promoted in such a way that it sold better than you expected? Sound like a dream? […]

How To Use Gmail Canned Responses In Book Marketing

How To Use Gmail Canned Responses In Book Marketing

by Shelley Hitz Gmail has a simple, yet effective, feature authors can use when marketing their books. It is called “canned responses.” Canned responses allows you to save pre-written messages you can easily insert into your e-mails later. This can save you hours of time and make you more productive. How can authors use canned responses? […]

Two Questions Every New Author Asks

Two Questions Every New Author Asks

by Frances Caballo Every author I’ve met has asked me the same set of questions: How did you know how to price your book? What do I need to do to encourage/boost sales? Do they sound familiar? We’ve all asked these questions – I know I did – when approaching publishing for the first time. […]

How To Diversify Your Income Beyond Your Book

How to Diversify Your Income Beyond Your Book

by Kristen Eckstein It doesn’t matter if you’re a children’s book author, fiction writer, non-fiction how-to author, business person, or even a fine artist. The fact is, in this modern age of book publishing, you’re in business… Period. You’re in sales, you’re in the business of selling books, and hopefully you’re in the business of […]

How to Use Visual Marketing to Sell Books

How to Use Visual Marketing to Sell Books

By Peg Fitzpatrick Visual marketing may seem foreign to an author, after all we specialize in words, right? Changes in social media have shifted slightly to a more visual world with Pinterest, Instagram, and the wild popularity of YouTube. Not to worry, using your creativity and some handy free web tools, you can create a […]

How To Implement Your Own Productivity Hour Of Power

6 Steps to Implement Your Hour of Power

by Kathleen Gage Opportunity for content creators has never been as great as it is today. Profit margins on information products are incredibly high, market reach beyond anything we’ve ever seen and new markets are emerging every day. That’s the great news. The bad news is this; with so many choices of what to do, […]

Special Reports: Snack-size Products That Offer A Tasty Sample

Special Reports: Snack-size Products That Offer A Tasty Sample

by Joan Stewart If you’re new to digital publishing and the thought of creating a product intimidates you, start with something fast and easy: a five-page special report that goes in-depth on a very narrow topic. That’s what I did when I started my business. And I learned quickly that low-price, snack-size special reports–on topics […]

How to Speak Your Book

How to Speak Your Book

by Nina Amir Many entrepreneurs don’t believe they are writers. However, they want to become authors because they know a book gives them expert status. Becoming an authority or thought leader in their industry will help them grow their businesses. This leaves them in a quandary. They want and need a book but don’t feel […]

How To Turn Your Written Content Into Video Content

How To Turn Your Written Content Into Video Content

by Lou Bortone When it comes to marketing, content is still king. Content drives sales of your products and services, and keeps your customers engaged in your business. However, content is also a hungry beast that must be fed – constantly. In order to stay visible and relevant, you have to continue to “feed the […]