Book Formatting: Can I really do it myself or should I hire a professional? Book formatting can be an afterthought when preparing to publish, but it shouldn’t be. Why is it so important? Because you want to cast the right impression when you publish a book. Do you want to look like an amateur or […]Read full article.
I know what you’re thinking… you’ll just create your own book cover and save time, money and energy, right? Wrong. Don’t do it. Here’s why: For 99% of authors out there, this just isn’t realistic. At least not if you want to actually sell your book. Sure, you can create a book cover yourself, but […]Read full article.
Audiobook production can feel like learning a foreign language. You’re either pumping out an audiobook every time you publish (as some indie authors like S.J. Scott do) or maybe you haven’t incorporated them as part of your overall book marketing strategy yet, because you’re unsure of the process and whether it’s worth the cost and […]Read full article.
How to Become an Audiobook Narrator Who Gets Paid Highlights from the video: Rob recommends starting somewhere and whetting your chops How do I become an audiobook narrator? I’d like to get into the industry- any advice? Top 100 Public Domain Books via Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/browse/scor… Audible Creation Exchange (ACX) Submission Guidelines: http://www.acx.com/help/acx-audio-sub… How to Create an […]Read full article.
Use Lead Magnets Like a Boss: How 10 Best Selling Authors Grow Their Email List with Calls to Action (CTA’s) Recently on our blog we shared that building a platform is the #1 reason to write a book. But how do you actually build a platform with your book? Lead magnets. Lead magnets are essential […]Read full article.
Jordan here, wanted to share a pretty incredible story with you: How I earned over $3k on Upwork in just a few short months and only 33 hours of work. I wouldn’t have believed it was possible, but the numbers don’t lie. I’ll even share a quick screenshot with you of my Upwork profile: I […]Read full article.
The #1 Reason Why You Should Write a Book (and 7 Reasons Why Not) Every day, thousands of people search for how to write and publish a book. Google search alone is filled with answers to this question. Far fewer ask the infinitely more important question though, “Should I write a book?” “Your scientists were […]Read full article.
Self-Publishing for Entrepreneurs: DIY or Done-For You? This is How You Self-Publish in 2018 Self-publishing in today’s fast changing and competitive marketplace is becoming increasingly difficult. From dealing with Amazon’s recent changes, to mastering editing, formatting, planning your book launch and on-going marketing, you have your work cut out for you. There are hundreds of […]Read full article.
This is how you get Amazon book reviews the right way. No spamming, no begging, and no depending on fake reviewers. We want quality book reviews that will make Amazon shoppers stop, read, think, and then buy! One of the many “cogs in the wheel” of book marketing is getting reviews for your new book. […]Read full article.
By Buck Flogging Hmmm. How to write a nonfiction bestseller. I’ve been thinking a lot about what makes for a bestseller lately. Since late May I’ve overseen the promotion of hundreds of books, and I feel like I’ve gotten really good at predicting what’s got that certain Jenna Said What, and what doesn’t stand a […]Read full article.