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
You hear this all the time. As an author you are a brand. Do not fall into the trip trap of thinking you are nothing but a book title. Too often, we hear stories about authors who give off the feelings that they don't care about their readers because all they do is talk about … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 17: This Is Why Credibility Forges a Strong Brand by Charli Mills
Think about a spiderweb. The intricacies of the design where threads reach out and appear to grab and lead the eye towards the middle of the web. This is the way you should think when you're building your author website. Your social media (Twitter, Snapchat, Youtube, Business cards, bookmarks, you get the idea) serve as … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 19: How to Set Your Author Website by BookWorksNYC
So many times, we receive questions about what it means when we say that the author is a brand, not a book. We have written on this in the past but are pleased to see it brought back up as a part of NaNoProMo (created by Rachel Thomson). Authors, whether you want to admit it … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 11: Why Writing Your Truth Is an Effective Marketing Strategy by Jackie Cioffa
Readers, we know we are behind but fear not, we will be bringing you the amazing information from NaNoProMo (created by Rachel Thomson) up until the very last day. How would it feel if you could sell your book in 20 seconds? Does that sense of elation make your spine tingle? Well, look no further … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 10: This Is How to Sell Your Book in 20 Seconds by Sharon Goldinger
Who knew using sites like bit.ly could help an author brand themselves? Apparently GeniusLink has some really good advice in the latest installment of NaNoProMo (created by Rachel Thomson). Trust us, you do not want to miss the information in this article. We are definitely going to implement some of these things on our marketing … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 9: This Is How to Use Harder Work Links to Sell More Books by GeniusLink