Book Marketing Cheat Sheet for Self-Published Authors

November 20th, 2014

Book Marketing Cheat Sheet, Self-Published AuthorsAuthors don’t need to spend thousands of dollars on promotion and marketing. But, you also can’t just put your book up on Amazon and hope for the best. Whether you have a big budget or no budget, marketing matters.

Here are 13 simple marketing tips to help you get started. Read the rest of this entry »

To Self-Publish or to Not Self-Publish?

November 13th, 2014

to publish or not to self-publishTo self-publish or to not self-publish? That is the question. And it’s a great one. There are so many pieces that go in to the self-publishing process that can be expensive, confusing and a minefield for costly mistakes. (See our article on the true costs of self-publishing.) However, the long process to traditional publishing can also be overwhelming – often taking several months to several years until your book finally comes to market.

 

Coming to the decision to self-publish should never be taken lightly. While there are a myriad of different things to consider, today we’d like to look at some of the basic challenges – and advantages – that come with taking the self-publishing road. Read the rest of this entry »