How To Get The Most From NaNoWriMo

How to get the most from NaNoWriMo

by Justine Schofield The aim of NaNoWriMo is to write 50,000 words in the month of November. Clearly, this is no easy feat, but there are hundreds of thousands of people who joined the NaNoWriMo movement and have spent the last month typing away at their computers. If you’re one of these people, congratulations! You’re […]

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


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:

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 […]

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:

How To Organize Your Non-fiction Book


by Nina Amir Organization can prove a challenging task for creative people whose desks often tend to be a jumble of papers, sticky notes and books and whose filing cabinets  contain more random acts of filing than anything else. (Their computer files are often just as disorganized.) I know I have this problem. When I […]

How to Leap into Writing and Publishing Your Next Book

How to Leap into Writing and Publishing Your Next Book

by Frances Caballo Whenever I publish a new book, my husband and friends are always impressed. My colleagues? Not so much. While friends may wonder how I chose a topic and researched it, organized my time, and acquired the skills to write it, my colleagues know the Big Secret.

How To Set Up Your Goodreads Author Profile (And Why You Should!)

How to set up your author profile on Goodreads

by Shelley Hitz Goodreads is a popular platform authors can use to market their books. However, I know many authors who have not even set up the basics on Goodreads to increase their exposure on this popular site for readers. In this post, you’ll learn about the power of Goodreads as well as how to set […]