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holiday book sales

Your Publishing Timeline For Holiday Book Sales

The blazing sun and summer calendar don’t change the fact that the holiday self-publishing crunch has already begun. This book publishing timeline will help you manage the calendar.
book blurb

A Bad Book Blurb Can Kill Your Book

Want to guarantee that no one but friends and family will buy your book? It’s easy: just write a crappy book blurb for your back cover.
audible audiobook deal

How I Landed An Audiobook Deal: My Self-Publishing Experience Part 7

This is the seventh entry in a series in which I detail the experience of self-publishing my book. The goal is to offer tips and strategies so you can learn from my successes and mistakes. This week: how unforeseen success can change your plans!
marketing copy

Nine Ways to Write More Persuasive Marketing Copy

Effective marketing copy must be customized for the intended consumer. Use these nine tips to help you write persuasive marketing copy when you promote your books.
social media mistakes

Three Social Media Mistakes For Would-Be Authors

Social media is a key element of many authors' marketing plans, but you're making a mistake if you focus on book sales — especially right out of the gate. Start early, take it seriously, be social, and you may find success promoting on social media.
book trailer

Creating A Low-Cost Book Trailer

Creating videos can be as satisfying as writing books, so don’t be afraid to extend your communication outreach to new dimensions by producing an inexpensive, but compelling, book trailer.
John Locke

The Lessons Of John Locke’s Self-Publishing Career

John Locke's story of success selling his self-published books, and the scandal it kicked up, provides multiple lessons on why the best way to long-term success is writing quality books and putting in good, honest hard work.

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