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My 8 Favorite Book Marketing Strategies

My 8 Favorite Book Marketing Strategies

In today’s publishing landscape, authors must develop and implement an effective marketing strategy for every book launch. Finding strategies that work, identifying the ones that don’t, then making necessary adjustments for the next launch will help get your books in front of your ideal readers. Every time I launch a book, I learn something new about marketing. I’ve also made plenty of mistakes...

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5 Tips for a Successful Book Signing

5 Tips for a Successful Book Signing

OMG! I’m an introvert, what have I done? Yes, you signed up for an author event, now what? If you’re second-guessing yourself that’s natural, if you’re not that’s fine too. There isn’t just one right way to approach a book signing. If this is your first public appearance just think of it very simply, it’s a way for you to meet readers face to face, some who love your work and others who are...

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Top Tips for Marketing YA books

Top Tips for Marketing YA books

There’s a popular theory in the indie publishing world that only sexy books sell. Well, that’s not true for me. I have tried writing in New Adult, a genre that allows you more freedoms than Young Adult because of the age of the characters, but they don’t sell anything compared to my YA books do. I have also heard other authors say their YA books don’t sell as many copies as their New adult or...

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10 Amazing Marketing Images for Your Book Series

10 Amazing Marketing Images for Your Book Series

1. Gotta Love Book Brush Like all the skills we need as an author, we improve our marketing and covers with practice and with choosing easy to use programs. For some odd reason I struggled with Canva. And yet…Book Brush works for my brain. And of course, blogs help. https://bookbrush.com/blog/ If there’s some Book Brush task I’m awkward with I watch one of Kathleen’s explanatory webinars or read...

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The Making of a Successful Author

The Making of a Successful Author

One of the particular problems in the indie author world is that there are so many moving parts to manage: not just the writing, but the edits, the cover art, the advertising, the bookkeeping, the multi-author projects, the social media posts, the audiobooks, the translations… Any and all of these can easily consume your available brain space—or, through the sheer number of tasks, exhaust...

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5 Kindle Vella Tips For Authors

5 Kindle Vella Tips For Authors

What in the world is Kindle Vella? By now, most indie authors have heard of and participated in Kindle Vella, Amazon’s newest platform for authors. If you haven’t heard of it, then here is your chance to find out a little bit about it and what it can do for established and new indie authors alike. Follow this link to find out more about Kindle Vella on Amazon. Amazon has given indie authors the...

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