We know that you have put a lot of effort on your book, or that you are getting ready to do your best as soon as you start writing it. You have done plenty of preparation, you got your idea, and managed to set aside the time you need to get it done. Still, you […]
Marketing, Social Media, The Author Hangout, Writing
In this episode we were joined by bestselling author, Andrea Pearson. She shared many insights including writing inspiration, how to grow your mailing list, and how she automated her email marketing tasks so she could focus on what she loves most: writing.
You’ve written your masterpiece and now you have to sell it! It’s a really competitive world out there and thousands of books get published every year. Most writers will need to spend time on marketing as well as on writing, otherwise they’re invisible and sales are low. Here are my top tips for getting the […]
Marketing, Publishing, Social Media, The Author Hangout, Writing
In this episode, our host Shawn Manaher reflected on the lessons learned, for us and for authors, in the past 100 episodes. He also hints at what we have coming for you both from Book Marketing Tools and The Author Hangout in the next 100 episodes! This is a quick one, but packed with great information for you as an author.
Authors, you just published your first book. Congratulations! Now your publisher tells you they only will send out a press release announcing your new book and that’s it for book promoting. So, now what? How and Where do you promote your book? You could hire a book promoter like me but you have no money […]
Do you dream of being a bestselling author on Amazon? Are you frustrated at thousands of other self-published authors that seem to be ranking high in bestseller categories while you are staying at the bottom of the heap? As a bestselling author of 10 publications, here is my personal advice on what helps you rank […]
When you write your antagonist, you want this person to be someone that people fall in love with, while still wanting him to “lose.” Your hero will always be the one to triumph, but without the antagonist, there is no relationship challenge to conquer. In order to write an antagonist that is powerful and stirs […]
In this episode, we talked with author and podcaster, Jamie Davis. He shared his experiences with how he got a BookBub promotion after many rejections, and how he maximized this promotional opportunity and was able to add thousands to his mailing list.
One of the most prevalent questions that I hear from new authors is “How do I market my book now that I’ve written it?” Marketing can be quite a quagmire for authors because it takes us from behind the safety of our laptops and puts us directly in front of our target audience. Sometimes new […]
The publishing world has changed enormously in the last few years with more and more people deciding to self-publish their work. For many writers (myself included), it can feel as if you’ve entered a parallel universe when you self-publish and whereas before, you only had to focus on the writing part, suddenly there’s now a […]