Category: Sell Your Book

Just Released – Book for Authors of Fiction and Non-Fiction

My Facebook friend and colleague, Michelle Campbell-Booth and I just released a book we’ve been working on for the past several months. Make Your Book Work Harder is all about increasing your income by publishing your books on multiple platforms. In addition, we’ve added lots of cool services and sites to help maximize your promotional reach while minimizing your time… Read more →

Author Photos

By Elizabeth S. Craig, @elizabethscraig Author photos aren’t just for the backs of books. They’re also used to brand our series and connect different bits of our platform. They can also connect a pseudonym to our real name. via Pocket http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.jp/2013/06/author-photos.html Read more →

Pinterest for Business: Book Review

I recently had the opportunity to review The Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business, by Karen Leland.  You can read the review over at Amazon, but wanted to write a tad about Pinterest for writers, which is covered in the book. I was an early adopter of Pinterest but am sorry to say that I have employed a hit-and-miss strategy… Read more →

Kindle Authors: Review of Better Book Description Tool

I had the opportunity to be a beta tester for the Kindle Better Book Description Tool, an online service that allows users to create beautiful Kindle book descriptions on Amazon without using Amazon’s own version of HTML coding. If you’ve ever wondered how authors could add bold headlines or color fonts to their book description, it’s because they use an… Read more →

Exploring Goodreads

Sometimes, when  exploring new opportunities for marketing my books, I feel a little like a tiny gnat at the bottom of the Grand Canyon:  Experiencing an awesome opportunity but overwhelmed by the learning curve.  Fortunately, I’ve recently found two excellent resources for exploring a canyon-sized opportunity: Goodreads. My Facebook friend Michelle Campbell-Scott sent me an advance review copy of Goodreads… Read more →

Kindle Authors: Review of Better Book Description Tool

I had the opportunity to be a beta tester for the Better Book Description Tool, an online service that allows users to create beautiful Kindle book descriptions on Amazon without using Amazon’s own version of HTML coding. If you’ve ever wondered how authors could add bold headlines or color fonts to their book description, it’s because they use an unusual… Read more →

Hot News for Self-Publishers

This was the week for e-reader news . . . and (IMHO) good news  for self-publishers. NookPress debuts, Amazon picked up Goodreads and the cool Send to Kindle plugin is turning websites into Kindle “books”. But first, some of the best articles I’ve read this week about NookPress: Nook Debuts Nook Press, A New Self-Publishing Platform To … http://techcrunch.comTue, 09… Read more →