Another excellent tip to help with the promotion of your book, this one from Derek Haines over at justpublishingadvice.com This particular tip is to help you select the best category to fit our book into. Amazon will reward top selling - not top writing - with more prominent opportunities, so how do you find the … Continue reading How To Select The Best Amazon Book Categories For Your Book – Derek Haines
I've written several times in the past about using images with your blog, but not really about how to present those images. Using just the photos and images you include in your posts is another way to promote your work - something we (by that, I mean me) all need to do more of. I … Continue reading Promote Your Book With Images For Google Image Search – Justpublishingadvice.com
I recently came across part six of this video series which of course led me to search out part one in this series aimed at 'demystifying the publishing process for new authors'. In doing so, I discovered that there is a large amount of information here if you were thinking about writing that first book. … Continue reading Publishing 101 – Video Series by Luna Press Publishing – Introduction.
Believe it or not, email is still one of the best ways to reach people directly. You get far better engagement, it’s not as intrusive or obnoxious as SMS marketing or push notifications, and it doesn’t have the limitations in terms of reach of social networks (we all know that it’s become mandatory to “boost”…10 Best … Continue reading 10 Best Ways to Get More Email Subscribers in 2021 — The Art of Blogging
I came across this post recently, and I've written at length about utilising Instagram (HERE | HERE | HERE ) and Twitter for book marketing etc., so I was intrigued to read the converse argument. As it turns out, it's quite compelling... The is from a post on LitReactor. Social media. We hate it, but … Continue reading Writers Don’t Need Social Media – LitReactor
Well it's not my first post of the year but I wanted to get this out in January 2021. What follows is a list of links to some of my more popular posts of the last couple of years (I was MIA May '19 - Sept'20) along with a brief description of what you can … Continue reading A ‘Best Of’ To Start The New Year
Standing out in the literary world is no easy feat when you’re a self-published author. If readers aren’t familiar with your work, they may be hesitant to take a chance on you. Plus, there are so many books competing for attention that readers sometimes don’t even know where to look. That’s why I’m putting together […]Author … Continue reading Author of a self-published book? We need your “Discovery Press Kit”! — What Inspires Your Writing?
Brexit comes into being for real (finally) at the end of this year, putting an exclamation point on an already bad year. For those that don't know about Brexit (although I don't know how you've missed it - it's been in the news for the last 225 years), Brexit is when the UK decided to … Continue reading GDPR And Brexit For Authors #1
It's been a few months since I dropped back into writing, and one of the first things I did, was to look back at some of my previous work, if only to remind me that at some point in the past, I had been able to do it, and hopefully that would encourage me moving … Continue reading The Making Of A Sinister Six – #1 Die, Blossom, Bloom (Novella)
00+The Creative Pennby joanna@TheCreativePenn.com (Joanna Penn) / download (size: 51 MB ) How do you successfully write and market in multiple genres if you’re a multi-passionate creator? How do you manage a hybrid career across traditional and independent publishing? Wendy H. Jones talks about her varied writing career and her tips for book marketing. In the intro, The HotSheet reports […]How … Continue reading How To Write And Market Books Across Multiple Genres With Wendy H Jones via @TheCreativePenn — How To Ebook