Indie Book Marketing & Publishing Blogs

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Welcome to this week’s Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. We’ve got some great posts on book marketing, getting published, and self-publishing in this edition. Thank you to this week’s contributors! Getting Published Erica Verrillo submitted 2 Agents Looking for New Writers posted at Publishing… And Other Forms of Insanity, saying, “These two [...]
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Penny C. Sansevieri
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March is Small Press Month, so I’m celebrating.  Why? Because my publishing company, Kolbury Press, now has several titles up and running with a young adult biblical adventure, The Finger of God, to debut this month! Now that CreateSpace and others make self-publishing so easy, many people are finding it simple [...]
Sun, Mar 02, 2014
beth
Sixteen minutes out of every hour Americans spend online is used on social networking and to participate in forums. That is the window of time one has to promote and market their book. The survey findings of the The Wall Street Journal show that people spend their time online doing [...]
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Book Marketing Buzz Blog
The Difference Between Cats and Commas
This is so cute, I just had to share it! What is the difference between a cat and a comma? As far as I can see, there is only one difference: One has claws at the end of its paws, and the other is a pause at the end of a clause. Have you noticed [...]
Sun, Jul 27, 2014
John Kremer
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Want to know how to captivate readers so completely they’ll be buying your next book on Amazon within thirty seconds? The answer to this question is the subject of today’s guest post by IPPY and NIEA Award-winning writer Katie Weiland. Weiland writes historical and speculative fiction from her home in western [...]
Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Jonathan Gunson
Ultimate Crowdfunding Course for Authors
We’ve spent quite a bit of time at Author Media talking about crowdfunding– what it is, how awesome it is, and how to make it happen. A few months ago, we turned that talk into action, and put our own “Crowdfunding Is Awesome” theory to the test in just about the most meta way [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014
Author Media
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A Chorus Line features a great song for writers, “The Music and the Mirror.” Like all the songs in that musical, it was originally written for dancers but it speaks to everyone. You don’t need to be a dancer to get the song–we’ve all felt a bit useless at times: Give me somebody [...]
Sun, Jun 15, 2014
Vickey Kall