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
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
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
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