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
Book bloggers are crucial to the writing community. They offer their reviews free of charge (in most cases) and are willing to often take more than they can handle. However, there is a right and a wrong way to work with book bloggers. Unfortunately many receive backlash for their honest reviews. Thankfully, NaNoProMo day 25 … Continue reading NaNoProMo day 25: How to Work With Book Bloggers (By a Book Blogger) by @Girl_Who_Reads
Marketing. We talk about it so much and find so much on the internet but still new authors struggle with how to go about it. It's intimidating, horrifying and can, at times, be confusing. NaNoProMo day 30 (founded by Rachel Thompson) offers a great roadmap on how authors can go about their marketing. Beth Barany … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 30: How to Create a Book Marketing Roadmap by @Beth_Barany
Day 23 of NaNoProMo offers insight on how to get your name spread across the internet for other than just marketing your book. Marketing yourself is the most crucial part of the author platform. For example, FyreSyde does more than preach books. We add evergreen content that can be used by virtually everyone. We also … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 23: Tips: How to Leave Digital Breadcrumbs by @LolaAkinmade
Day 22 of NaNoProMo (created by Rachel Thomson) offers more insight on how to develop your author platform. Again, we here at FyreSyde believe in building a platform much earlier than when you hold your book in your hand. Check out this post by Alexa Bigwarfe, a leading name in the publishing industry about how … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 22: How To Grow Your Author Platform by @KatBiggie