Most authors can’t support themselves by book sales alone. There are other money-making projects authors can pursue. Novelist Keri Kruspe delves into a list of options for you to explore.
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Today we welcome a new guest writer to Writer’s Fun Zone, Jack Thompson who is stopping by to chat with us today about “If You Build a List, The Sales Will Come.” Enjoy!
Please welcome author and book coach in training Carol Malone. Today she’s sharing her article regarding personal book coaching verses writer education found on the web. Enjoy! *** I’ve been doing a lot of editing lately,...
Each chapter will be an essay by a different author on what they’ve learned through inspiration to write fiction, through applying the universal truths of their lives to fiction, and other gnosis learned through the process of writing. Wherever this wisdom comes from, it all qualifies as long as it occurred in the author’s mind due to writing fiction.
Lately I find myself saying, “One day my book will be on that shelf” whenever I pass by the isle that holds all the literary material at a store. I know the hard work it will take to see that come true but I also know that which route to publishing I take plays a part.
Here’s a quick check-list of items to bring with you if you have a display table to sell your books at a book fair or presentation.
Many authors think getting their work published in an anthology is great for visibility. They’re right. But not for the reason they think. If you self-publish, you then tell all your friends and family about the book. But with an anthology, you now have all the contributing authors tell all their friends and all their families about the book. The amount of people who hear about the anthology and see your published name can be ten times as many!
Some people think book trailers are a great way to make more book sales, while others think book trailers don’t truly increase book sales much at all. The truth is that book trailers can increase your book sales if your video becomes viral. So how do you make a video go viral?
I thought that if I made my ebook have a layout exactly like my print book, that would be enough to make my ebook sell well. The truth is, by going from print to ebook, I made the layout identical and that was a mistake. I missed out on making news of the release of my ebook spread like wildfire, and I missed out on making sure I got plenty of good reviews from my ebook sales. If I had just added a few extra components to my ebook layout, I could have made more sales and received more reviews.
If you just take some time to learn the kinds of words your readers use and the issues your readers face daily, you’ll be able to get in rapport with them better and help them feel like you understand them.
Welcome to our weekly guest column by the Book Mentor and author of the bestselling novel of The Torah Codes, Ezra Barany. He offers indie novelists two important tips, entirely under our control, to help us increase book sales. A lot of indie authors think that as long as they write a well-written novel, their book will become successful and they’ll make a million bucks in the first month. But the reality is…
Welcome to Artist Entrepreneur Fridays, where we focus having a successful author career from the business and strategic perspectives. This week I have another guest post from Matthew Ashdown, Book Promotion Specialist with FriesenPress. FriesenPress is a fee-for-service self-publisher. Matthew offers 4 ways to develop your authentic voice for your book marketing success.
What is a book trailer? Chopped ham? No! It’s chopped steak! Just kidding. It really is chopped ham. It’s also a term coined by Sheila English to describe a video that promotes a book in very much the same way a movie trailer promotes a movie.