Category Archives for "Author Marketing"
There are plenty of authors out there who expect to get sales without doing any work. They ignore the helpful tips related to calls to action, email lists, and writing multiple books in a series, all while wondering why their books remain at the bottom. You may see these people leaving angry comments on prominent […]Continue reading
4. Editing: Days 49-83 You’ll spend a week on your book’s second draft. During this stage, you’ll focus on issues that tend to crop up in your writing. If you know that your descriptions are usually lacking, then you’ll spend this week beefing up your descriptions. Have you got certain phrases you repeat all the […]Continue reading
Picture a triangle with a different word at each point: fast, cheap, and quality. This shape represents the author continuum in which you can only focus on two out of the three points. You can make your book fast and cheap, but it won’t be high in quality. It can be cheap and well-written, but […]Continue reading
Is marketing evil? It’s a question that new authors struggle with every day in the self-publishing landscape. After all, you don’t want to be a used-car salesman; you want to be an artist. By learning how to get readers to buy your work, wouldn’t you sully your reputation as a creative professional? The answer may […]Continue reading
Most people like to learn things the hard way. Instead of listening to the advice of those who’ve gone before them, they’d rather repeat the same mistakes. Many authors fall into this trap when launching a book, but they’re not always aware that what they’re doing is wrong. As a result, they continue to repeat […]Continue reading
Imagine launching your own cupcake shop in a prime location. After putting painstaking effort into making the best product possible, you throw open the doors on opening day and expect the masses to come flooding inside. When 24 hours goes by with no customers to speak of, you feel like you may have made a […]Continue reading