Indie Book Marketing & Publishing Blogs

A Gift from Afghanistan
It’s getting close to Christmas and I don’t know if you’ve noticed but people are getting testy. We all have too much to do and time seems to be shrinking. Will we get our cards out in time? And what the heck will you get Aunt Ethel this year, for [...]
Sat, Dec 20, 2014
Penny C. Sansevieri
Just Love Him, I Guess by Beth Whittenbury
So, I’m trying something new.  I’m doing a book give-a-way on Goodreads.  Let’s see how it works.  Please feel free to enter. Goodreads Book Giveaway Just Love Him, I Guess by Beth Whittenbury Giveaway ends December 15, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win [...]
Mon, Dec 01, 2014
beth
Netflix made a claim this month that broadcast television will be gone in 15 years. My reaction went from “impossible” to “maybe” to “how do we prepare for that?”Streaming or downloadable TV is on the rise. Netflix, Amazon and other companies have been creating original content that can [...]
Sun, Dec 21, 2014
Book Marketing Buzz Blog
John Kremer on Facebook 2014 highlights
Here is something Facebook semi-created for me that showcases my fantastic year 2014 on Facebook: [...]
Sat, Dec 20, 2014
John Kremer
Press-Release-Icon
Some writers come from a PR background. Such writers are fond of saying things like “I could write a press release in my sleep!”–which may explain why most press releases make dull reading. (In this case, PR means Public Relations even though it could conceivably stand for Press Release. Why use an acronym that [...]
Tue, Dec 02, 2014
Vickey Kall
MyBookTable
A few years ago, we realized that trying to sell your book through your website can be a pain.  That’s why we created MyBookTable.  It’s a WordPress plugin designed to help authors sell more books and make affiliate money through sites like Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Now, MyBookTable is the #1 bookstore plugin for [...]
Fri, Nov 07, 2014
Author Media
Jealousy
Guest post by Marcy McKay, award-winning copy-writer, novelist, short-story author and freelance journalist. - Every writer has experienced this emotion. When ‘it’ happens, your head explodes, rage swirls through you, while an imaginary fist pounds your gut. When? Why? It so happens that overnight, the internet has been buzzing with the latest literary whiz kid, who hit the [...]
Thu, Oct 23, 2014
Jonathan Gunson