Archive | Book Marketing RSS feed for this section

CIA Thriller The Asset on Sale

A different kind of post on this blog, but I’m excited to announce that my CIA thriller, The Asset, is on sale until Monday, November 25. This is just the second sale I’ve had since publishing my book nine months ago (wow, time flies), so make sure to order before then if you […]

Read more
ACX Audible Book Cover for The Asset

Audiobook Production With ACX Case Study Part Three (The Cover)

I was under the incorrect assumption (yes I know all about what “assumes” spells) that I could just use my book cover to be used as my audiobook cover, but ACX has it’s own very specific image requirements. I gave it a shot with GIMP but my cover looked stretched out and blurry. […]

Read more

Book Trailer on YouTube – Don’t Forget the Link!

YouTube is a fantastic site to promote your book. You can easily create a book trailer or other promotional video that you can easily upload to YouTube which (as of this writing), is the third most heavily trafficked website in the world. But I keep noticing way too many authors who are uploading their […]

Read more

Audiobook Production with ACX Case Study (Part Two)

Part two of my audiobook production process of my book, The Asset. I’m using Amazon’s ACX. This blog post is about the audition steps to find the right narrator for your book. Send to Kindle

Read more

How to Sell Your Books on Amazon (Hangouts on Air Event)

Send to Kindle Writer.ly had a live event today on Google Plus Hangout with Amazon’s Thom Kephart. A lot of information was presented so check out the video recording of the event. Send to Kindle

Read more
AudioBooks

Audiobook Production with ACX Case Study (Part I)

I have been very impressed with the overwhelming positive feedback from indie authors who have published an audiobook version of their books. It’s a great way to open up to an entire new marketplace and a phenomenal way of adding another title for sale without having to write 80,000+ new words. 🙂 As […]

Read more
Aweber: Email Marketing Software

List Building Tips for Authors

As an author, you probably already know how important it is to connect with readers and to build our community (between author and readers). It doesn’t matter if you’re self published or legacy published; you’ll be expected to do that work. I’ve noticed that building your community via social media is hammered home […]

Read more
2013-08-08_1301

Word on The Street Festival Booth Mega Mark Up

I was fascinated to read David Gaughran’s (one of the good guys trying to help authors from getting ripped off) piece on the popular Canadian book festival called “Word on the Street”. Over 200,000 readers attend this festival of books and reading, so you bet your bottom dollar that is a very popular event […]

Read more

The Importance of Book Design

Great insight from Chip Kidd on book design. Although he focuses on print, it’s an important message. It’s very importnat to focus on your book formatting and cover. Send to Kindle

Read more