Marketing Your Book: 7 Tips You Need

Finally. After countless months of writing and rewriting, brainstorming and brain farting, editing and re-editing, your book is being published. The labor of your love is in your hands. It’s being sold on Amazon. It’s being shipped to Barnes & Noble. Soon, hundreds of people will be reading your words, hearing your voice in their heads transporting […]

Get Your Free Book Trailer

Complete Book Trailer Templates With Instructions

I know there is all kinds of debate about whether book trailers are worth the cost, whether they are worth the time and whether they increase book sales. I’m here to tell you that yes, they are worth it! And the truth is, you can create a pretty sharp looking book trailer for free. And chances are the software you need already lives on your computer. So let’s get started! Make sure you check out the end of this post where we give away awesome book trailer templates as well as a chance to get your very own custom book trailer designed by us.

The Latest Trend in Digital Publishing

Serialized Books

Looking for a new way to publish your novel in the digital world? Serialized books are quickly becoming one of the most interesting ebook trends in the digital publishing landscape. More and more books are being published digitally, and everyone is looking for an edge. Serials are becoming a new way for novelists and writers […]

Jumpstart Book Sales with Book-a-Day Sites

100s of websites to promote discounted books

So if you have to get a lot of downloads without asking your existing audience, what is the best way to do it? When using your Kindle free promotion days or promoting a discounted price for your book, the best way to market is to tap into the thousands of readers already looking for deals on books to read.

Gain Exposure with an Online Blog Tour

50+ Book Blog Tour Sites with Comparisons

Traditional and self-published authors alike know that their books need exposure to find new readers. Of all the ways for a self-published author to promote a new book, blog tours remain one of the surest ways to grow interest and awareness in your books. If you’ve never heard of a blog tour before, the best way I can think […]

Cracking the Sales Rank Code

Get insight into the real numbers behind Amazon's Sales Rank

The Kindle Direct Publishing program is one of the best self-publishing platforms available for authors. Authors who sell their books through Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing have the potential to maximize the sales potential of their books by tapping into the vast market of Kindle users and Amazon patrons. Amazon assigns a sales rank to each title in the Amazon Kindle marketplace based on the number of sales a book has made and other criteria. The more sales a book makes, the lower the sales rank for that title.