According to a recent survey, many authors struggle with book marketing and book research. We turned to Marlena Smith, a social media and marketing expert, for solutions to these problems and more. How can you generate traffic to your Facebook
The more interesting and surprising your book launch event is the greater the benefits. Think viral. As you know, people love to take pictures and make short videos, which they can share with their friends on social media. Why not
Lots of beautiful cars are running on freeways these days, but you can always tell a Mercedes C-Class. While you may think it is because of the distinct qualities of this model, the truth is that all comes down to
In an article published on Scribendi.com and updated in January 2017, The IndieView appears as the number one book blog of 2016. If you are an author looking for bloggers who review indie books, The Indie View is the place to go.
This is it! Pure gold! The place where you find an updated list of book bloggers, organized by genre of interest. As if this isn't already good enough, according to Barb Drozdowich, founder of the Book Blogger List, any book
Book reviews and book bloggers can make or break a book. One of the most common mistakes beginners in self-publishing do is to put their book on Amazon then thinking about marketing plan, which includes the reviews and the book bloggers.
2016 is rapidly coming to an end. With three months to go, we start to evaluate our results, tweak our plans for making the best of the remaining time, and put on paper the first ideas for 2017. Since being
If you have any hope of marketing your books — er, selling your books — you need to understand that selling books is a business. Art is commerce. You are part of the machine that you are so vehemently protesting,
What are the best PR practices authors can use to generate book sales? Debbie Young, a PR Guru, Commissioning Editor at the Alliance of Independent Authors, fiction and non-fiction indie author as well as in demand public speaker at literary events
PART 2: INCOME STREAMS AND PRODUCTION TOOLS Although some people say that Facebook Live will replace Podcasts, we believe that podcasting is here to stay. A 2016 study performed in the US showed that the percentage of Americans who listened to