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QR Codes: A Unique Way for Authors to Bridge Offline and Online Media in Book Marketing

QR Codes: A Unique Way for Authors to Bridge Offline and Online Media in Book Marketing

As the societal tides have turned since the pandemic in 2020, most businesses have disposed of paper materials like menus, handouts, flyers, and pamphlets. They replaced those physical items with QR codes linking to a landing page with the same information. That means as an author, you can confidently assume your readers— although they might not know the name “QR code”— definitely have knowledge...

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The One Tip That Will Bring Your Settings To Life

The One Tip That Will Bring Your Settings To Life

I will share my advice to write great descriptions so you can make your scenes as visual as the graphics you create on Book Brush! Have you ever wondered how to incorporate your setting in your scenes without boring the reader? I often notice that authors adopt two alternatives when describing their scene’s location. The first is to offer a chunk of description at the beginning. Quick, like the...

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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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How I Used Book Brush to Support a Chirp Deal

How I Used Book Brush to Support a Chirp Deal

Audiobook retailer Chirp Books is known for offering fantastic daily deals to its listeners. When I learned that A Royal Scandals Christmas: Three Holiday Novellas would be a Featured Deal in December, I knew Book Brush would be the ideal tool to bring the sale to readers’ attention. Video Trailer When notified about the upcoming sale, I double-checked the book’s metadata to ensure it was...

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