Quit Being A Commodity: 10 Ways To Get Visibility And Stand Out

by Kathleen Gage Years ago there wasn’t much competition online. Seems like whatever an expert introduced to market was a novelty and people ate it up. Today, this is definitely not the case. Today, your product is likely, unless you position it correctly, to be one among many, literally getting lost in the shuffle. Take […]

How To Build Your Email List With A Free Ecourse

by Nina Amir In the early days of the Internet, people signed up for newsletters and mailing lists eagerly just to stay in touch. Today, no one signs up for anything unless they believe they will receive great value for doing so. That benefit usually comes in the form of a gift of some sort. […]

How To Publish A Book Bundle On Kindle

by Shelley Hitz Lately, I have had several authors ask me how to publish a book bundle on Kindle. It really is not that difficult to do, but can have great rewards. There are several ways to put together a book bundle or book set and I will share these strategies in this post. Before […]

Should You Sell Your eBook On Amazon? Pros And Cons

Rebecca Livermore As an indie author, you have a lot of decisions to make. One of the biggest decisions is whether to sell your eBook on Amazon, on your own website, or both. Amazon, of course, is a top choice for most authors, but just because everyone else is doing it, doesn’t mean this is […]

How To Build Your Readership Six Ways (Without Social Media)

by Justine Schofield Building your readership is the key to success in the current book market. Readers don’t just flock to books without the author putting in the time and effort to connect and engage with them. As an author, you have to establish yourself within the writing world and appeal to your audience. Just […]

33 Revenue Streams For Authors – Even If You Write Non-Fiction

by Joan Stewart Most authors obsess over one statistic: the number of books sold. They don’t see their books as springboards to other opportunities. Sure, selling a truckload is exhilarating. But for the really smart, savvy authors, only one number really counts: how many revenue streams they can create from a book. Authors who haven’t […]

Email Marketing For Authors – A Powerful Tool

by Frances Caballo Remember when email marketing was big? Guess what? It still is. While business pages focus on social media trends, and blogs and workshops on the Internet abound with how-to information on nearly every social media network, email has been trucking along. Savvy marketers have been doing all they can to collect their […]

How To Get Influencers To Notice You

by Penny Sansevieri Getting high-profile people to write a blurb or endorse your book is always a great goal – or even getting someone to share your stuff is fantastic. Going after them, however, can be tricky because in the age of social media and access to everyone, it’s easy to get carried away when […]

How To Write Fascinating Amazon Book Listings To Sell More Books

by Karon Thackston While authors are generally focused on writing and selling their books, I want you to wear a different hat for the next few minutes. Instead of approaching book sales from the viewpoint of the author, I want you to pay attention to your own shopping habits when buying books from Amazon.com. As […]

How You Can Use Thunderclap To Promote Your Book (Video)

by Shelley Hitz ThunderClap is a cool tool authors can use to reach more people. You can use it to: Build a book launch team Promote a sample chapter Share a book promotion or Get the message out about your cause/charity