Quirky Book Promotion Ideas

Can you link your book to a special or not so special holiday or upcoming event?

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Do You Really Need Two Print-On-Demand Providers?

A lot has changed in the independent publishing industry since I published my novel, Husbands May Come and Go but Friends are Forever in 2009. I found an interesting guest column by Amy Collins, an expert in book sales and marketing previously published on www.buildbookbuzz, courtesy of Sandra Beckwith.

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Guest Author Interview with Prolific Writer, Camille Minichino

Tweet I am pleased to have author Camille Minichino as my guest interview today. Camille has not only written more than twenty novels, but is also an avid reader and writing teacher. Where are you from? Here I am doing just what I tell my writing students not to do: starting at the beginning! My […]

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It’s Official. Authors are History!

Tweet Now, you can write a book by simply clicking through a series of questions on Kindle Author and poof – an ebook!  Think of it as Build-a-Bear for ebooks. Is this the future of those of us who write? Egads! You can read about it in this Smashwords Newsletter.

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Release Your Next Ebook as a Preorder

Tweet Before you hit that “publish” button on your next ebook, consider the advantages of preorder. The obvious benefit is time to do advance marketing. You can begin building an audience by revealing one chapter at a time on your Facebook page or on your website. Tweet an interesting line or plot hint.  During the […]

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Perfect Girlfriend Gift for the Holidays

Tweet It’s that time of year when you want to get something for the girlfriends on your list to show you care. Scented candles are overdone and who needs another basket of bath products? Enter the book — not just any book, but an award-winning novel with more than 65 5-star reviews on Amazon that […]

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Kindle Book Review Really Works

Back in July, I did a post about a new service offered by Kindle Book Review. They were offering a free professional review to indie authors to help boost their sales and put them on a more level field with authors who are traditionally published.

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Want Your Kindle Book Reviewed for Free?

If you haven’t heard, Kindle is offering a new book review service.

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Smashwords Ebook Promotion – Act Quickly!

It’s that time again when authors can offer their ebooks at a discount or even free during the week of March 2-8th.

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Why Do I Want My Novel Available in E-book Format?

You may be an author who dreams of seeing your book on the shelf at your local bookstore. That’s all well and good, but if your goal is to sell more books, read on.

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