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The only thing that’s certain in book marketing is surprises. In fact, I’ve spent more than 18 years in the book marketing business as an indie author, and I am surprised all the time.
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It's important to have variety and to make sure, whether you're writing a series or a standalone, that you give your readers what they deserve — a quality, time-consuming, soul altering, reading experience.
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Working smarter, not harder, applies to most things. And social media should be at the top of your list of strategies to streamline.
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I remember it like it was yesterday, sometimes I still have nightmares. I was a fresh faced indie author. My shiny new book hit stores and I was THRILLED. It felt like this major accomplishment, I was up all night refreshing just waiting to see if people would love it as much as I did because that's what reviews were for right?
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If you have an older book that just isn’t selling the way it used to, you’re not alone. And maybe your older book could have been better to start with. But, once your book has been out for a while, you may be wondering if it’s time to move on or keep moving forward with your book marketing plan.
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IndieReader's Best Reviewed Books: March Edition
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To help you create the best possible home for your books, we’ve created this checklist of attributes that will help you to make your site a success.
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Success as an author doesn’t come from writing alone. And while…
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When you think of top brands, you probably think of companies like Starbucks and McDonald’s, right? You see them everywhere, and you can plan on a similar experience at every building with golden arches or a green siren.
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These six writing exercises will not only provide you with a refreshing break, but will also help further your in-development manuscripts — whether you’re at the start, middle or end of that process.
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As indie authors we all want to sell books. To do this, we need to get better at book marketing. But with the individual strategies changing regularly, how can authors keep up with that?
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You’ve finally done it: you’ve finished that book you’ve…
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IT IS ABOUT YOU: How the Government Works and How to Help Fix…
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As authors, we often don’t spend enough time crafting our bios. Most of us write up a quick “about me” and never give it a second thought. There’s a problem with this tactic: it’s the wrong way to drive sales on Amazon and other sites.
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If, as an indie author, you feel like you’re learning how to…
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Penny Sansevieri, CEO and founder of Author Marketing Experts,…
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The best reviewed books: January edition
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IR’s second AUTHOR 2 AUTHOR post stars multi-hyphenate author…
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In IR's first new AUTHOR 2 AUTHOR post, Chris Patchell shares her publishing strategies and hard-won marketing wisdom.
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June (Discovery Award Winners Edition)
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Everybody wants to be the next Hugh Howey, Marie Force and/or…
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Branding sounds like one of those scary, nebulous marketing terms that threatens to suck out your soul or turn you into The Borg. It's not.
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Our top reviewed books of 2016 compiled for your reading pleasure!
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Researchers Explain Why We Love Harry Potter, First Mad Scientist Science Fiction Writing Contest. Why Costco is the best bookstore in the world + more in this week's round-up