Monthly Archives: August 2013

Send Press Releases to Promote Your Book

Whether you are a traditionally or self published author who is releasing print, eBook or both formats, you must get the word out before you can sell copies. Many authors look for ways to promote their upcoming or newly released nonfiction … Continue reading

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4th Annual Global Ebook Awards – 2014

If you have published an eBook with a copyright of 2012 or later, you are eligible to submit for the 2014 Ebook Awards competition sponsored by self-publishing guru, Dan Poynter. Submissions open September 1, 2013. This is another way to increase your … Continue reading

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Making Money As An Author – A. A. Milne Quote

Writing a book is the easy part of becoming an author. The challenge comes with the fact that the author is also responsible for the majority of marketing initiatives to promote and sell the book. Unless you are a New … Continue reading

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Effectively Building Personal Brand and Market Recognition as an Author

There are many ways to effectively market and sell your nonfiction books once they are published. One simple strategy that I recommend is to maximize the use of personal contacts, your writing, and technology to gain a foothold and stand out … Continue reading

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Quote on Personal Branding – Gene Simmons

Selling books starts with selling yourself as a writer and author. By writing articles giving presentations, becoming involved with networking groups and engaging in other activities that get you known, you have a greater opportunity to sell your books once … Continue reading

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New Smashwords Research Helps Authors and Publishers Sell More Ebooks

Okay I admit it…with creating content for three blogs and working on a rewrite of my customer service textbook, I have fallen behind on my reading.  That is too bad since there is a lot of interesting things happening in … Continue reading

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Nonfiction Writing Quote – Peggy Teeters

One of the things I enjoy about writing nonfiction articles and books is that they provide the opportunity to learn so many things that I do not already know. This is especially true when I do Internet research. In my search for … Continue reading

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How to Market a Book Through Speaking Engagements

Publishing a book makes you an instant expert or celebrity. Take advantage of that elevated position to get in front of others as a presenter or trainer to share your knowledge, experiences, and skills, or to do readings of your … Continue reading

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Writing Success Quote – Charles F. Kettering

The measure of success for an author is different for each writer. Some people write for money, fame and fortune. Some write out of passion for their topic and a true desire to share their knowledge. Still others write to … Continue reading

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Using Social Media and the Internet to Market Your Books

Social media and the Internet have become “the” place for authors to sell their nonfiction books and develop their personal brand. With a virtually free environment where you can connect with others to make them aware of your books, products … Continue reading

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