Reading this interview can be an eye opener for many authors. While the US and UK are huge eBook markets, Germany, France, and many other countries are close behind and growing.
In this very informative Q&A with author Nate Hoffelder, questions are sent to the author via Twitter about selling both eBooks and print books from an author’s website.
Kindle Vella is a new program offered by Amazon which allows authors to serialize their books. Even though the article doesn’t do a deep dive into the program, it does provide a snapshot of what it offers writers.
Source: Jane Friedman While it is relatively easy to set up an Amazon Free Day promotion, making the most of it is another beast all together. There are many things to keep in mind when you are planning your Amazon Free Day promotion, such as the following: From the original article: “Do not sit back […]
The article covers a lot of ground, from tips on how to sit properly, the importance of taking breaks AWAY from your workspace, whether stand-up desks are worth it, and so much more. If there is one article you’ll read on how to create a healthy wordspace- this is it!
Ah, reviews. Sometimes, reviews are harder to come by than sales. But reviews are crucial for authors especially new ones.
Source: IngramSpark While it is tempting for authors to either edit their manuscript themselves or use an application or browser add-on to check for spelling and grammar errors, nothing replaces having an actual human editor. But how do you evaluate a potential editor for your work? From the original article: “Book editing is both subjective […]
Source: Self-Publishing Advice If you find yourself struggling with your Amazon ranking, then the keywords you’re using or not using in your book’s title, subtitle, and description could be the problem. Keywords are one of the more important aspects when listing your book on any vendor’s website. From the original article: “Amazon Kindle SEO is […]
Have an Amazon Free Day Promotion for your book coming? Do you have a plan on how you will be promoting it? Regardless if you do or not, this article is a must-read! The article is a treasure trove of useful links and tips.
Lengthy but great article on steps you can take up to six months in advance of your book coming out to help generate more pre-orders. The tips cover the different time periods leading up to a book’s pre-release along with what steps the author can take to help build awareness and sales of their book before it is even released.