List Building, Marketing, Social Media, The Author Hangout
In this episode, we were joined once again by bestselling author and book marketer, Rob Kosberg. He shared some great insights into some of the best ways to reach people, by telling a story, in the digital age. He also talked about a great way to reach a targeted group of readers to promote your book.
With so many authors publishing new books every single day, you need to make your book stand out in order to reach with readers. Here are 5 ways that you can make your book irresistible. 1) Bold Cover With endless design possibilities, thousands of designers, thousands of royalty-free image websites, creating a cover that stands […]
If you’re anything like me, when you read the latest writing magazine edition, you look longingly at the ads promoting retreats to write in beautiful places with beautiful views, wishing you could find the time and money to take one. And if you’re anything like me, you have other obligations monopolizing your time and money, […]
In this episode, we were joined by previous guest and bestselling author, Michael Bunker. He shared what’s been going on lately with his books, some of his top tips for authors, as well as his best tip: connect with other authors.
Have you ever read a book’s description and wondered whether the book was fiction or a true story? I have. Often, the description of a book, alone, does not clarify whether a book is a fiction or true story, whether the book is a memoir or a self-help, whether the book is a young adult […]
When Amazon makes changes, authors take notice. While there are other options available in the self-publishing world, no one could deny how central Amazon’s role is. When they make changes, it affects most self-published authors in some way. In October 2016, Amazon released a new policy regarding reviews, specifically affecting giving away free products or […]
Marketing, Publishing, Social Media, The Author Hangout
In this episode, we were joined once-again by bestselling author and book marketing expert, Tom Corson-Knowles. He shared some of his latest insights, foreign-rights deals, editing and publishing advice, email marketing tips, and more.
Author Tracey Dawson previously explored starting to write a novel here. This continues that discussion. The first post in this series discussed how to make a start on writing your very first novel. But how do you stay inspired and happily writing once the chapters are starting to pile up? Read on for some suggestions. […]
Marketing, Publishing, Social Media, The Author Hangout, Writing
In this episode, we were joined by book marketer and audiobook narrator, Rye Taylor. He shared some great tips about how to get an audiobook created, what to look for in that process, the importance of having an audiobook and more. He also shared some fantastic marketing tips that work for both fiction and nonfiction authors.
When the last word was written and the last period was in place, I hope you took some time to just relax and savor the moment. Whether this was your first or 15th book, you need to relish the accomplishment. But now, the tedious part begins, and it’s all on you. You, and only you, […]