How to Get Book Reviews: The Ultimate Manifesto In this blog post we will detail how to approach getting quality honest reviews for your book, and legitimately—in ways that won’t risk getting your Amazon account suspended. In this article you’ll learn: How to get Amazon book reviews How to get blogs to review your book […]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.
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.
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.
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.
Earlier today, the Amazon Books Team issued a statement clarifying its “objectives,” i.e. reconfiguring its position on paying authors in light of the whole Hachette payment/book removal scandal. To start off, here’s the statement in its entirety: With this update, we’re providing specific information about Amazon’s objectives. A key objective is lower e-book prices. Many […]Read full article.
By Buck Flogging I’ve noticed several of the articles on Amazon’s bold decision to offer a subscription for unlimited eBook downloads seem to claim that this move is “bad for authors.” That’s probably because these articles were written by people who aren’t authors or publishers and certainly not indie authors. We’ve published 40 books here […]Read full article.
There are basically two ways to publish a book. One is to go the traditional route where you pitch your idea and yourself to a publishing company through what’s called a book proposal. It works kind of like this… Let’s say you wrote a zombie novel. Excellent choice. Zombies are in right now. Good timing. […]Read full article.