Indie Book Marketing & Publishing Blogs

Amazon's Big Changes
Getting international sales is always an important part of an author’s campaign but selling overseas can be tricky. The good news is: Amazon is everywhere. The bad news is that most of these author/book pages overseas are blank slates and populating them means either finding reviewers in these countries or [...]
Mon, Apr 27, 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
1. What inspired you to write your newest story? I have always been interested in novels set in academia as well as literary crime novels, and What Has Become of You gives the reader a bit of both. Due to a variety of macabre influences [...]
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
Book Marketing Buzz Blog
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Book authors on the Time 100 Most Influential People list. #books #authorsClick To Tweet In this year’s list of Time’s 100 Most Influential People, there are good number of them that have written a book. Here’s a partial list of book authors on the Time 100 list: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of [...]
Wed, Apr 22, 2015
John Kremer
Today the folks at Securi announced that over 300 Popular WordPress plugins had a security flaw that could allow a website to get hacked in certain situations. It is critical that you update your WordPress plugins immediately. Insecure plugins include plugins such as: Jetpack WordPress SEO Google Analytics by Yoast All In one SEO Gravity Forms Multiple [...]
Mon, Apr 20, 2015
Author Media
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
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