Laying the Groundwork for Successful Book Promotion
Posted On: 2014-01-16
By: Kathy Meis
We at Self Publishing Today cannot stress enough the importance of marketing your book(s). Don't rely on "Lady Luck" to boost your book sales; it is much more prudent to mindfully and systematically promote your book. This is how awareness of your book will spread. After all, if no one knows your book exists, how will anyone find it and spend money on it?Read More...
The Passion Myth
Posted On: 2014-01-08
By: James J Jones
Don't fall for the "Passion Myth". You don't need to write about only the things you are passionate about - in fact, it limits you on the type of books and other information products that you can sell.Read More...
CreateSpace? More Like CreateGREAT Covers
Posted On: 2013-12-18
By: Teresa Miller
Fortunately for us, CreateSpace makes it very easy to create eBook covers. If you are planning to create your own cover from scratch, or give instructions to an outsourcer, you can find all the useful information you need here...Read More...
Why You DONT Need a Website For Each Book!
Posted On: 2013-12-11
By: Lori Culwell
It may seem tempting to build individual websites for each book, and if this is the course of action you are thinking of taking I highly encourage you to consider Lori Culwell's reasons against this course of action before you take the plunge.Read More...
Amazon Kindle Countdown Deals
Posted On: 2013-11-06
By: Ashley Zee
Want to entice potential customers to buy your book(s) with a great deal that only lasts for a limited time? Kindle's Countdown Deals definitely have the potential to be effective weapons in your marketing arsenal, but here are some things to be mindful of...Read More...
The Basics of Crowd Funding Your Book
Posted On: 2013-10-30
By: Mercedes Tabano
Venture Capitalists have been doing raising money like this for years and making BANK from this system. It's time to apply their methodologies to your own self publishing endeavors. Read More...
Unofficial Best Seller Chart
Posted On: 2013-10-23
By: James J Jones
Wouldn't it be wonderful if Amazon publicly provided the numbers that showed the correlation between book ranking and the amount of books sold? Well they don't provide these stats. However, here is our latest unofficial Best Seller Chart. It makes very educated estimations about how many sales one can expect to make based on book ranking position.Read More...