Indie Book Marketing & Publishing Blogs

Book Awards Infographic
Have you ever considered entering your book into a contest? Perhaps you’ve wondered what a book award could do for you? Book awards are often a great way to gain recognition for your book, and also it’s a great way to get feedback. Check out our helpful infographic and guide to [...]
Fri, Mar 06, 2015
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
There are two dominant types of advertisements for cars. One tries to sell you on a brand or specific car model. The other showcases prices at car dealers. Could either approach work to sell your book?Authors should never lead with price as the reason to buy their [...]
Thu, Mar 05, 2015
Book Marketing Buzz Blog
A Look At Banned Books by Printer Inks
The only thing I’ve ever liked about banned books is that banned books always seem to sell better after being banned. Banned in Boston always guaranteed a bestselling book. Banned books always seem to sell better. Banned in Boston always guaranteed a bestselling book.Click To Tweet Throughout the years many books have been censored [...]
Wed, Mar 04, 2015
John Kremer
As CEO of Author Media, I’ve coached authors on marketing for over five years. During that time, some of the most common questions have been related to taxes, LLCs, and all the business-related elements of being an author. Many authors tend to ignore the business side of writing.  This is not [...]
Wed, Feb 25, 2015
Author Media
LoveAndBiscotti_typewriter_fashion_magazine
Don’t. Even though I’m kinda doing that now because no one is paying me to write this blog. But don’t write for free. Don’t give it away. I have wanted to write this for months, years. I was afraid of offending people, or of being a hypocrite because I am a far [...]
Wed, Jan 28, 2015
Vickey Kall
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