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The Surprising Truth About Prosperous Authors

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Self-Publishing|

One of the biggest misconceptions I hear about becoming an author is that you must struggle, that there’s no money in writing. The surprising truth is that there are plenty of prosperous authors who are killing it right now, selling tons of books, and doing what they love. When my parents heard that I wanted to [...]

8 Ninja Book Launch Tactics When You’re On a Budget

By | June 18th, 2017|Categories: Self-Publishing|

Let’s face it, launching a book is expensive. Marketing costs for NYT bestselling launch campaigns can run upwards of tens of thousands of dollars. When you’re an indie author who is self-publishing, marketing your book is perpetual. You can't afford to overspend on one book when you have more coming. Consider using these low-cost ninja book [...]

How to Run a Book Pre-Order Campaign: Generate Buzz for Your Launch

By | May 7th, 2017|Categories: Self-Publishing|

Have you launched a book and found it difficult to sell copies? Maybe you tried paid advertising and lost money, or posted about your new book on social media, but heard crickets? If so, it could be time to rethink your launch strategy. Many traditionally published authors include a 2-3 month pre-order phase. Selling copies to [...]

Self-publish using Smashwords

By | December 17th, 2015|Categories: Self-Publishing|Tags: , , , |

While Amazon Kindle is the market leader claiming 74% of the U.S. e-book market, indie authors should not limit themselves to one single e-book platform. Go beyond Kindle and self-publish using Smashwords. Learn how it works, the pros / cons, and tips.