Learn how to connect your social media tools with your Print-on-demand book to make your book available for your readers.
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Changing the world is a necessary, messy business. Coming up with feasible solutions and people talented enough to enact them is a long process that takes time, energy, and a lot of gumption. There are already so many hoops to jump through and people to win over even before you start thinking about what... Continue Reading →
No I don't mean you need to get out more. What I mean is: if you're a self-published author with a book (or maybe a few books) and you'd like to see sell more copies, you absolutely have to be making use of Social Media. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are the most popular forms of... Continue Reading →
Over the past few weeks, we ran a series called "Writer's Toolbox" aimed at revealing some of the more useful tools a writer can utilize to improve their productivity. There are other programs writers use but we’ll have to consider those another time. Today we’re looking at marketing your book. If you'd like to read... Continue Reading →
For authors seeking that elusive “best-seller” status, self-promotion can be your best tool for generating internet traffic and increasing book sales. Of all the self-promotion options available to independent authors, distributing press releases is probably the most overlooked and affordable method. This is unfortunate because it can be highly effective – especially if your press... Continue Reading →
Want to be a successful author in the 21st century? You have to be online. It goes beyond a suggestion into the territory of necessity. But how do you strengthen your online presence so you can be sure the greatest number of people see you and know to buy your work? Being visible, engaging with... Continue Reading →
You’ve written your book. You’ve published it. Congratulations! So…what’s next? If you’re like many authors, you want to start selling it. But it’s not enough to just make it available for sale and cross your fingers. After all, you have a lot of competition out there. And while you have a lot of control when... Continue Reading →
The New York Times recently ran an excellent profile of Goodreads, a super popular book-centric social media platform. The site launched in 2006, and as the Times notes, has over the last 7 years become "the largest source of independent reviews on the Web, with 21 million and counting." Like all successful social media sites,... Continue Reading →