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.

What Size Should My Ebook Cover Be?

Free Template - Ebook Cover Specifications

You finished your newest book and the first printed copy just arrived in the mail, and now it’s time to format your awesome cover to fit all the ebook marketplaces. But it’s tough to tell what is expected of you, because every company you want to submit to has different requirements. What makes it worse is that they change their requirements every few years – so even if you do find written dimensions, there is a good chance that they are old. But up-to-date instructions are troublesome as well, with all of their requirements such as minimum dimension size, recommended dimension size, maximum file size, etc.

Free Author Banner Ads

Web Banner Ads for Author Promotion

It can be difficult to find creative ways to highlight your book. Now you can promote your masterpiece easily with this great looking web banner set. With five sizes and two styles, these high-quality web banner template files are ready for your book marketing and promotion campaigns. Each PSD file is layered and fully organized. You can use these graphics for your personal use like your website or Facebook page, as well as for advertising through Google AdWords or on other websites.

Author Marketing and Branding Mock-up

No matter what kind of promotional materials you decide to design and include in your book marketing campaign, the Brand Your Book Photoshop mock-up gives you a professional way to display all your book promotional materials in one easy-to-use aesthetic graphic. These graphics are great for your websites, book signings, book banners and any other place you would like to show off your variety of book marketing materials.

25 Author Logo Ideas and Design Inspiration

With the increase of self-published writers, and more specifically platform-driven authors, it has become common to see authors brand themselves with logos to make themselves more memorable to their audience. Below we have some samples of amazing author logos, as well as the reasons you might want to use a logo and how to know what your logo should look like. We also have some editable Photoshop author logos ready to download.