9 Ways To Make Your Author Resource Box Sizzle

9 Ways To Make Your Author Resource Box Sizzle

by Joan Stewart Why is it that some writers can describe themselves, their personalities, their likes and dislikes, and promote their expertise, in such a compelling way that you’re dying to know more about them? And they do it all in only two or three sentences? I’m referring to what’s known as the author resource […]

9 Ways Authors Can Use IFTTT Recipes To Be More Productive

9 Ways Authors Can Use IFTTT To Be More Productive

by Shelley Hitz I love productivity tools and finding ways to accomplish more with less time. A tool I recently started using is IFTTT which stands for If This Then That. I have to admit when I first found out about IFTTT, I was confused. It didn’t make sense to me how it would be […]

How To Use Slideshare To Market Your Book

How to Use Slideshare to Market Your Book

by Rebecca Livermore Writing your book is only half the battle. Regardless of whether you self-publish or go with a traditional publisher, once your book is published, if you want it to sell well, you have to market it. SlideShare is a great and often overlooked social media site that has great potential for marketing […]

The Art of Social Media for Writers

The Art of Social Media for Writers

by Peg Fitzpatrick Building a social media platform has never been more important whether you plan on self-publishing or pitching your book to a traditional publisher. Writing a great book is just part of the equation, your social media platform is where readers will get to know you, find out about what you’re writing, and […]

How To Revive A Stale Book For More Sales

Reviving a stale book

by Penny Sansevieri What if I told you that you could simply and easily revive an old or older book and start making sales on it again? Would you be game? Most of us who have been writing for a while are sitting on a lot of content and a lot of older books that […]

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

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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:

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 […]