Courtesy of Pixabay Let’s face it, every market is saturated. Every market requires entrepreneurs to be able to adapt to an ever changing market. Refusal to do so could result in a massive loss of sales. We will be brutally honest. The market is becoming harder for Indie authors to get a foothold in the … Continue reading The Publishing Market is Changing: Are You Ready?
Querying. The word of shaking bones, chattering teeth and chewing on nails as you wait for the agent or publisher to respond. Hours upon hours, days upon days...well, you get the idea. As we said in a previous article (featured in NaNoProMo) about pitching, the publishing world is an absolute struggle. Agents and publishers are … Continue reading Querying: What You Need to Know Right Now
Rachel Thompson from BadRedHeadMedia ends NaNoProMo (also created by Rachel) with a bang in her article on how to be a successful writer. It has been an amazing month of incredibly helpful tips. If you haven't already, be sure to go back through this library of evergreen content guaranteed to help in any stage of … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 31: Here Is the Secret to Being a Successful Writer by @BadRedHeadMedia
Day 29 of NaNoProMo is all about editing and how important it is in marketing your book by Dr. Alexandria Szeman. Editors are there to make your writing look cleaner and more professional The hard truth is, unless you are willing to do some of your own, it can be hard to market your book. … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 29: Why Good Editing Is Good Marketing by @Alexandria_SZ
Day 28 of NaNoProMo (founded by Rachel Thompson) is all about emails and why authors should be willing to market themselves via email. Email lists are used widely here at FyreSyde. We use them for our street teams, our blogger list and of course our newsletter. Having email lists can be crucial if social media … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 28: 5 Reasons Authors Should Market Themselves With Email by Conor Kelly
Day 27 of NaNoProMo (founded by Rachel Thompson) is all about titles and why they make such an impact on book sales, courtesy of Barbara Delinsky. Excerpt: Your novel is done and you’re ready to start hyping characters and plot on social media, which is the current marketing tool of choice, right?Only in part. Social … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 27: How to Pick a Bestselling Title by @BarbaraDelinsky
FyreSyde has a saying: "Authors don't always have to be authors." Why we say this has everything to do with one little word: content. Often, authors think they have to talk about nothing but writing and focus only on their books. This is not the case. NaNoProMo Day 26 (founded by Rachel Thompson) offers three … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 26: 3 Reasons Authors Need a Content Strategy Now by @AbbieMood