Since it’s economically and physically unfeasible for book buyers to acquire them all, readers are making choices. To make sure your book has the best chance at being their choice, it’s critical to understand what’s happening in the book market and what your competitors are doing.
In this episode, we interviewed podcasting expert Ben Krueger. He shared great tips for authors on how you can use a podcast to catapult your author career, whether you are a fiction or nonfiction author.
A book launch is not the time to embrace a crazy, let’s-see-what-happens-next approach. It needs some structure—a sense of order… it needs to be bound in time. Learn how to establish a timeline for your book launch.
With the advent of the e-book and ability for library patrons to borrow digital materials, is it worthwhile to market books to libraries? Before you answer, consider these statistics: 58% of Americans have a library card 48% of Americans who read a printed book in the past year used a library to borrow books. 64% […]
List Building, Marketing, The Author Hangout, Writing
We are introducing a brand new segment called Author Answers. We’re taking questions from authors like you and answering them directly on this podcast. In this episode, we’re answering a question from author Brennan McPherson about the best marketing activities that product long-term results.
From plumbers to publishers, the right tools are important for every profession. Unlike the amateur do-it-yourselfer, the physical tools required to do professional jobs are more specialized and extensive. While a handyman may tackle a plumbing job with a basic wrench and soldering gun, a skilled career plumber carries pipe wrenches, basin wrenches, cutters, torches, […]
Like many of you, I started writing while I had a day job, doing something other than writing during the day to pay the bills, and pursuing my writing dreams in my own time. Naturally, I became interested in being as productive as I could. Productivity is an issue we all have to deal with, […]
Marketing, Publishing, The Author Hangout, Writing
In this episode, we interviewed bestselling author and prolific writer, Sean Platt. He discussed where he is taking his publishing business, how you can write faster, and how you can market your books smarter.
Marketing, Publishing, Social Media, The Author Hangout, Writing
In this episode we were joined by bestselling author Austin Netzley. He shared with us his tips for not only a great book launch, but also how to keep that momentum going after the launch. He also talked about how to get media to write about you and your book.