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Even if you've already figured out which social networks are driving traffic to your book and/or website, like many people
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Be a Connector You're not always going to be able to comment on every story that the media comes to you with. It's ok to
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When indie authors come to me and ask "Should I just give up?" it's hard to answer. Without knowing a lot of the history of the book or what the author has done, it's a bit like trying to diagnose a patient you've never seen. There are, however, some tell-tale signs that you can breathe new life into your book. Here is a list of thing you can try before throwing in the towel. They might just help improve stagnant sales.
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Whether on Amazon or any other e-tailer, book descriptions are more important than most authors realize.
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Then along came Brooke Warner with her latest book "Green Light Your Book: How Writers Can Succeed in the New Era of Publishing
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Have you done a Meetup yet? Go to Meetup.com. There are lots of groups where you can network. Better yet, search for relevant
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Let me repeat that because I know some of you are already formulating your scathing comments about true art and selling your
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Twenty-eight percent of American adults say they have not read a book in the past year - book as in words... be it digital, print, whatever. And while I don't know the matching statistics globally, I imagine most of us are facing the same sad fact.
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7) Jane Friedman @JaneFriedman I've known Jane for a long time and her information is consistently fantastic. She is always
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Over the past month, I have fielded numerous inquiries about book development and promotion, so I figured it would be helpful to share with you my tips for both. In this first installment, I'll focus on the starting point question of whether to self-publish or pursue a mainstream publisher.
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New year, time to review what you're going to be writing in the coming months. Maybe like me you have a project or two already in the works from the previous year and you're working hard to reach a book launch deadline.
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Publishing a first book may be a thing on your bucket list, and if that's the case, and you don't want to think too much about the money, then don't. But if you're serious about earnings and have your sights set on becoming a career writer, writing your first book is not unlike standing at the threshold of a new galaxy.
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What has changed is the fact that in order to succeed, you must start with a strong strategy. At the end of the day, nothing else you do will matter if these pieces aren't in place.
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When it comes to book promotion, getting caught up in metrics can be the quickest way to kill any marketing endeavor.
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There was a time when the internet highway wasn't clogged the way it is now. These days everyone has a website; even the family dog has a social media account to showcase his latest, greatest, doggy accomplishment.
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Book sales are very important to an author. It's a nice feeling to see a book into which you've poured heart, soul and an incredible amount of time, produce healthy sales. The problem is that not all places that put up sales and author rankings are equal or tell the whole truth.
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I'm a firm believer that even the most high-profile influencers are reachable if you take the right actions to do so.
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There's a saying in the music business: if you can't be a hero in your hometown, you can't be a hero anywhere. Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel both played bars that likely you and I wouldn't be caught dead in.