Indie Book Marketing & Publishing Blogs

The world of book marketing is moving and shaking. Part of my job is to make sure to I keep my finger on the pulse of what’s working well, what’s transforming, and what book promotion tactics will soon go the way of the dodo bird. So what changes can indie [...]
Thu, Jan 19, 2017
Penny C. Sansevieri
The news about print books deserves a lot of ink-pun intended. Data coming from Nielsen Book Scan, which reportedly tracks some 80% of all print sales in the country, is very positive. The number of print books sold in 2016 rose by 3.3% making it the third straight [...]
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Book Marketing Buzz Blog
Stella Togo
The following is a guest post from Stella Togo, book author, speaker, and blog post author. Do I have your attention? Good, because tip #1 is to grab your readers with an intriguing title. Use a title that grabs the attention of your readers. Like most beginning writers, I used to draw [...]
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
John Kremer
for-5-Year-Plan-course
Do you have “the dream”? If you love writing fiction, you don’t need to tell me “the dream” is to get published and hit the bestseller list. I know that’s it; I get it. I’ve been there. The dream hit me at 11 years old and it refused to leave. My [...]
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
Author Media
hidden_figures
A little over half-way through the movie Hidden Figures is an onscreen date: May 5, 1961. When that appeared, I practiced restraint. I wanted to elbow everyone down the row and let them know that that was my 7th birthday. But with the self-effacing control of a Catholic saint, I sat still. I did [...]
Mon, Jan 09, 2017
Vickey Kall
Niche Marketing
Want to know the REAL secret for getting attention online? Read on… Here in Middle Earth, right through the long, hot summer, we hold classical concerts in our local park, with a 100 piece orchestra and choirs. At least 200,000 people roll up, and the show always ends explosively with the ‘1812 [...]
Thu, Jun 02, 2016
Jonathan Gunson