This is a guest post from the awesome author Michelle Saint-Germain. If you’re a writer and interested in writing for us, give us a shout. Are you launching a book soon or thinking about launching a book? If so, you might be looking into marketing strategies. Your book won’t sell if people don’t know it’s […]Read full article.
Amazon lets you choose 7 different keyword phrases for each book. These keywords make it more likely that someone who is looking for your topic will discover that you have a book for sale. These keywords show up in Google as well as in Amazon’s search function. While your keyword selection isn’t of life and […]Read full article.
While it’s not much more complicated than shoe-tying or crotch-scratching, there are a few tiny tricks that can help your book get more sales when it comes to choosing the right category. An extra book sale a day makes a huge difference when compounded over a time span of many years, so little things like […]Read full article.
Most of the civilized world has no idea how people make money blogging. They’ve heard that some people make money blogging, sometimes a lot, but they aren’t really sure how. Unless you are an active internet entrepreneur of some kind, the ins and outs of making money as a blogger just don’t enter into normal […]Read full article.
There are many ways to make money as a writer. This article will focus primarily on independent, self-employed, internet-based writing. Basically, what we’re talking about here is making some money blogging and self-publishing books at vendors like Amazon and Lulu. First, decide how serious you are about this. Making a little extra sauce on the […]Read full article.
Most independent authors want to sell their book at the highest possible price. On Kindle, that’s basically $9.99. If you sell the book at a higher price than that, your commission goes from 70% to an abysmal 35%. Damn Amazon. Same thing happens when you go below $2.99. So Amazon thinks $2.99 to $9.99 is […]Read full article.
By Buck Flogging When it comes to selling a book that you’ve written on Amazon specifically, your launch strategy is at least 50% responsible for the lifetime success of your book. I can’t stress the importance of a beefy launch enough. It should be thick and juicy. Or else you can file your book away […]Read full article.
That’s a good question. The KING, as in Stephen King, probably the most well-paid author in American history, is said to have a net worth of around $400 million. So, if you religiously write 2,000 words per day like he claims to, you’re one creepy-ass bastard that writes really perverse things, you’re married to a […]Read full article.
By Buck Flogging I’ve sold books everywhere it seems: book bundles, personal websites, Lulu, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, the iBookstore, Audible, iTunes, ghetto spiral-bound books at conferences. Heck, I’ve even sold a book at Google Play before. That is no small feat. Selling a book on Google Play is like selling swimsuits on the moon. Considering […]Read full article.