The most important part of being a writer is writing, but if you want a career as a self-published author, you need to do a whole lot more than just write: you have to learn the business and market yourself so you're on the same playing field as mainstream authors with big publishing houses behind them.

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We've created a series of videos to help our authors make the most of BookShop, our free bookselling platform available to all BookBaby authors.

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When it’s time to really get your holiday book marketing and sales going, steps 7-9 in our holiday book sales guide can help you get the word out during the prime gift-shopping season.

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Publishing a book takes effort, so before you start, do a reality check: Do you have what it takes to make your blog a book?

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Judging from questions I get in my inbox, many people don’t understand Twitter hashtags. Maybe they are just plain annoyed by them – but they can be useful in your book marketing.

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To get reviewed on Amazon and other places online, you need to assemble a book review team and learn how to follow up. It's a model that has worked for me over the course of many years and dozens of book launches.

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