Our sincere thanks to Wise Ink Creative Publishing for this guest post – We’re excited to hear YOUR thoughts on Amazon’s newest payment strategy… Read on! If you are the least bit tech savvy in your book reading (or writing),
One of the companies we enjoyed connecting with at Book Expo America was Dropcards. When it comes to unique author collateral, there’s not much an author can do inexpensively to separate themselves from the pack. Bookmarks, okay, but do a
By Porter Anderson (On Twitter: @Porter_Anderson) Hear that cheer from the Left Coast? That might just be librarians gathered for the American Library Association’s (ALA) big Annual Conference & Exhibition. It opens today, Thursday (25th June) in San Francisco. And
Our thanks to author Laura McNeill for this guest post. We met Laura at the recent Publish15 event in Georgia, where we taught a class together on Curating Digital Communities – and loved Laura’s take on the “photo-centric” sites… Enjoy!
Interesting that super heroes, ingenues, moms and even pets take the literary stage most often. Think about it — how many great stories are really about the dads? In truth, tales of old typically used “bad dads” to get to
An author is always pitching. Early on an author pitch may be to agents, editors and publishers. As we go on to market our work the pitches will be to reviewers, book stores, libraries and/or festivals where we can reach
A special welcome today to all those joining us from this weekend’s Publish15 in Atlanta, GA! We had a great time speaking on curating digital communities and blogging to make waves… welcome aboard! Click on the image at right to
Could broken links be messing with your author website? According to brokenlinkcheck.com, dead hyperlinks on websites are not just annoying to your website visitors – their existence may cause some real damage to your site as well as to your
Plenty of authors underestimate the huge value LinkedIn can provide to their book marketing efforts. A powerful social network of professionals, LinkedIn is incredibly useful in developing contacts and influencers that can bring you to a larger base of readers.
If you read our series on professional book cover design, you know that these days, a book is indeed judged by its cover. Finding a great cover design can run upwards of $500, money well-spent of course, but still a