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Book Marketing In Quarantine

Authors faced with book signings being canceled and face-to-face events waylaid have had to rethink their book marketing efforts. Some have embraced it, others have faced frustration. Here are some of your stories.
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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.
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Self-published Authors Are Empowered Authors

Self-publishing used to mean forgoing the resources of traditional publishing and running your entire independent enterprise by yourself. Thanks to technology and the increased connectedness allowed by the Internet, indie authors now have access to experts, marketplaces, and readers. What's not to like?
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Five Simple Marketing Ideas Every New Author Can Use

It may seem like marketing your book is an uphill battle, especially for new authors, but if you stick with it and have an organized plan, you can gain momentum — and ideally, more book sales!
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Metadata Optimization For Your Book: My Self-Publishing Experience, Part 5

Here are some pointers on how to best enter your book's metadata, upload your manuscript for publishing, and everything else that goes into the ordering process.
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Amazon Optimization: My Self-publishing Experience, Part 4

This is the fourth entry in a 10-part series in which I detail the entire 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: Amazon optimization.
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BookLife Offers Free Book Reviews for Independent Authors

Publishers Weekly's BookLife program offers free book reviews for independent authors — the BookLife Prize offers a cash grand prize to boot.

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