How to Use Social Media to Your Advantage
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of this phenomenon called social media. Almost everyone has an account with either Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. More users are going online every day, which, yes, means more competition for you, but also more readers are waiting to discover your story. In addition to […]
Marketing for Writers: What You Need to Know
Most new writers think marketing a book is as simple as writing a snappy blurb, throwing the book up on Amazon, and creating one or two social media posts. Then they call it a day, expecting the sales to roll in. Only to find out their strategy didn’t work. Marketing a book is a long-term […]
What is a Content Audit & Why Do You Need One?
I’m not going to lie. Today’s post will probably bore most of you to tears. Why? Because it’s about conducting a content audit. I mean, just the words “content” and “audit” make you want to thump your head on your desk and scream “I’m so bored!” at your computer or phone. But there is no […]
3 Fool-Proof Book Launch Strategies
Book launches are used as a promotional tool by traditionally published and self-published writers alike. And to make sure they go off without a hitch it is typically a good idea to have a book launch strategy, which is what today’s post will be all about: launch strategies. These strategies are less about building buzz […]
How to Build and Manage a Book Launch Team
Even though this blog will continue posting as normal about the usual topics during this time, I just want you to know that no matter who you are, even if I don’t know you, you matter to me. Stay safe, keep going, and take care of yourself. And please consider being part of the solution. Picture […]
What is Hybrid Publishing and Why Should You Use It?
Just when we thought things had settled down after the traditional versus self-publishing debate, the industry threw us a new curve-ball: hybrid publishing. And most of us don’t know what it is because the publishing industry can’t even figure it out. It’s a maddening loop of uncertainties that breed scams, controversy, and success stories. So […]
Here’s What You Need to Know About Self-Publishing
It’s easier than ever to get that story of yours into the hands of readers with self-publishing. There is a wealth of information online that shows you how you can get your name in front of an audience and sell more books. There are also ways for new authors to access professional services without breaking […]
What You Need to Know About Traditional Publishing
Traditional publishing has been around for a long time. It has been around for so long that many authors believe that it’s the only way to get published and make an impact. However, the internet changed this by giving us new avenues to publish our stories. Today, we’re going to take a deep look into […]
The 3 Publishing Options Available to Writers
Publishing has undergone a lot of changes in the past decade. We’ve seen the rise of audiobooks, and new publishing opportunities have presented themselves. And today, we’re going to look at the three publishing avenues available to us briefly: traditional publishing indie or self-publishing hybrid publishing Then we’re going to talk about what you need […]
How to Find and Work With Professional Editors
Working with professional editors are an essential part of the editing and publishing process. It doesn’t matter what publishing path you pursue, you need to use one. Editors are there to make our books better. They polish and refine our stories, and narrow the focus of our narrative. They cut out the unnecessary elements, and […]
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