Find out what the author thinks, “what I wish I had known” for advice on being a writer who respects her own time, drive, and desires.
If you want to become an Amazon bestseller, going through Amazon’s KDP Select program is a great way to do it. But it takes more than just signing up with KDP Select. By following a simple process I’ve outlined below, you can practically guarantee becoming an Amazon bestseller.
Thousands of brilliant writers have books out there but their readers aren’t buying. In order to become a bestseller, Ezra Barany, author of the bestselling thriller The Torah Codes, says the question worth asking is, “What would Dan Brown do?”
Welcome to our weekly guest column by Ezra Barany, the Book Mentor and author of the bestselling novel The Torah Codes. He offers indie novelists important tips, entirely under our control, to help our books be discovered by readers all over the world. This week he focuses on the three elements of a good book title that will help your book sell.
Many people think selling their novel takes a lot of time and energy. Well here’s a way that you can set up an automatic system in place to sell your novel to your market. That means there is no going on-line, no going to mixers, no social media, no networking. And you don’t even have to pay for this incredible system! If you have a twitter account, an email account, and just take the time to set this system up, you can have this automated marketing machine working for you in about an hour.
You may think that marketing and selling your books is a scary prospect, but actually marketing and selling is essential to your career as an author. And if you uncover your style of marketing and selling, then ultimately you will sell more books. Active in several online social networks, Beth has sold books and gotten new clients from her interactions on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. But it wasn’t always this way…
Just writing the title of this post made me cringe. Yet… Marketing and sales is the lifeblood of an author. Isn’t it? Most authors think that it’s just enough to write the d**m book, and make it the best they can — marketing and sales be d**mned. Or maybe they know they can move 2,000 books, but not the 10,000 in 2 weeks that will guarantee them…
In the past 15 months, we’ve had 10 books on the bestseller list. When I say “bestseller” I mean major lists: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, et al. Still, even after numerous books and a variety of lists, the “list” itself still confounded me, so I decided to do a little research to find out what it really takes to hit a list.