Your author website is a reflection of you as a writer and of your book as a work of art. It pays to make sure it is as enticing as the story you’ve spent months (or years) laboring over. Here are six ways to improve your author website.

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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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When it comes time to market your book, it's important to understand how readers choose books so you can deliver the right message to the right readers.

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I thought I’d share a holiday book marketing pitch I wrote to my local newspapers for Earth Day. We authors need to learn how to make a query work for each individual title.

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If you didn’t have the time or weren't prepared to promote your book this season, don’t worry. It might have been the best holiday book sales strategy of all.

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It's time to really get your book marketing and holiday book sales going. Steps 7-9 in our holiday book sales guide are all about getting the word out during the prime gift-shopping season.

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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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