Everyone who writes wants to be told how wonderful they are. There are few things that inspire a giddy elation quite like being told you are wonderful and talented. If I get a review, or if during an interview some wonderful things are said, oh joy, oh bliss, oh happy day. I can wander about […]
What is the marketing plan for? Here are my best tips on how to gain exposure for your book, and start selling it
Marketing a book is something most authors dread and will ignore if possible. Still, it has to be done. Once an author decides to market a book, he or she faces another even more serious problem. How to start? And when to start?
You must come into this business with a thick hide and a no holds barred agenda if you wish to get sales.
This book contains a complete set of marketing plans. The marketing tasks are explained in non-technical language along with the rationale for the task and are grouped by timeframe.
Are you a self published author? I got an interesting item for you. I sent a hard copy paperback copy of my book Squeaky’s Sassy Cat Tales to the Barnes and Noble small press. The hard copy was done through Amazon’s Create Space. I received an acceptance letter stating that they use Lightning Source as their […]
Manage Your Self-publishing Project is an eBook that represents a unique approach to self-publishing. It uses to flow charts and mind-maps to graphically explain the processes.
How are you going to feel when you look back at the number of books given away when you check the following month’s sales only to see one or two new ones?
DRM is an acronym for ‘Digital Rights Management’, and is something that all readers and authors of ebooks should understand. Sometimes called ‘Digital Restrictions Management’ by those who know how it works, it is a method used by retailers of digital products, including ebooks, to restrict the use of the file. Originally applied to music, […]
Recently my good friend Jack wrote the article “Reviews sell books” which to some extent is true more to the point getting a well-known name to review the book will add power to the books review, there is no doubt. I had three lovely reviews for books but because none of the reviews were recognisable […]