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Five Things You Need As You Begin A Career As A Self-Published Author

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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BookShop Videos: How To Make Coupons, Banner Links, and More

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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Getting Holiday Book Sales as the Big Day Approaches: Steps 7-9

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.
holiday book sales

Holiday Book Sales Steps 4-6: Finding Your Readers

In our series highlighting 12 effective strategies to score holiday book sales, steps 4-6 include getting your book distributed and driving sales.
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Can Your Blog Become a Book?

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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Making Magic With Twitter Hashtags

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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Want reviews? Assemble a book review team.

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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