The way readers consume and discover new books is rapidly changing, which is why you should consider making your work available by putting your books on subscription services.
Before you publish your book, figure out what you want being a published author to mean to you. Then build your author platform with your post-published future in mind.
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.
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.
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.
In our series highlighting 12 effective strategies to score holiday book sales, steps 4-6 include getting your book distributed and driving sales.