A Quick and Helpful Education on Publishing Trends

A Quick and Helpful Education on Publishing Trends

Publishing trends can be tricky, because there's definitely a fine line between staying true to the type of author you always planned to be, while also staying educated enough to compete in today's market. Most authors are shocked when I repeat this statistic, but...

How to Celebrate “Read a New Book” Month in Style

How to Celebrate “Read a New Book” Month in Style

December is read a new book month, and I couldn't imagine a better time of year to celebrate! So many of us are ready to slow down a bit, spend more time doing things we really love, and just leaning into the cooler temps and fewer daylight hours. But as authors we...

How to Pitch a Book to Draw in More Readers

How to Pitch a Book to Draw in More Readers

Figuring out how to pitch a book can be challenging, especially if you're already well aware that it's easy to get too close to your own work. Spoiler alert: that's absolutely true. But even under ideal circumstances, pitching a book successfully happens in steps....

Perfecting Pre-Orders on Amazon for Maximum Impact

Perfecting Pre-Orders on Amazon for Maximum Impact

Pre-orders on Amazon can be really lucrative, but they can also work against you if you're not prepared. And it's definitely not a book marketing strategy you should just jump into and figure out as you go! We actually did an episode on our book marketing podcast...

How to Create a Year-Long Marketing Plan for a Book

How to Create a Year-Long Marketing Plan for a Book

It's true, planning for a book release is stressful, yet exciting - so much so we often forget that an effective marketing plan for a book really needs to take you through the first 12 months and beyond. Does that sound like a lot of work? It can be. But it doesn't...

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