Regardless if you’re thinking about writing your first book or you have a couple under your belt already, the business and marketing side of being a writer can be daunting. Author Emma Lombard gives advice on how to successfully create a plan to market and sell your books.
While having all your books available exclusively from Amazon has its perks, there are also many benefits to “going wide” with your catalog of books. Read this article to find out what other alternatives are out there for distributing both your print and digital book.
Most of us have heard of NFTs and the mystery surrounding what they are. Similar to Bitcoin, NFTs are a new technology which isn’t going away. This article does an excellent job of not only explaining what NFTs are but also why authors really need to consider NFTs as part of their products just like eBooks and print books.
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.
Ah, reviews. Sometimes, reviews are harder to come by than sales. But reviews are crucial for authors especially new ones.
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.
If you find yourself struggling with your Amazon ranking, you are not alone. New releases and Amazon’s own algorithms are some factors which can play havoc with a book’s ranking. But there are things you can do to get around these roadblocks.
One of the more popular terms thrown around today on various writing-oriented websites is author platform. But what is an author platform exactly? Learn what it is in this article!