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Book Marketing for Self-Published Authors – Patrick Walsh | Guest Post

Book Marketing for Self-Published Authors – Patrick Walsh | Guest Post

The quality of books you can produce now is almost indistinguishable to the reader to anything put out by a major publisher […] I was just never really sure why they didn’t succeed. – Mitch Benn This extract is from an interview with Mitch Benn on the Guardian. In the first line of the quote,

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Selling and Distributing Your Book: What Self-Published Authors Need to Know – Beau Peters | Guest Post

The road to writing a book is fulfilling, but it’s often so much more work than people tend to give it credit for. Even once the rounds of drafting and editing are complete, that’s not the end of the road. Rather, it’s the beginning of the sales and distribution process that actually gets your hard-wrangled

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The Biggest 5 Mistakes When Self-Publishing A Book – Charlie Svensson | Guest Post

You have probably heard the horror stories of people paying publicists, agents, or marketing companies to push their book, only to lose all their money and end up with nothing. You have also probably heard the horror stories about people who collaborate on books and end up cut out of the deal or having their

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Balancing Your Writing Career and Other Ambitions – Beau Peters | Guest Post

If you’re a writer, the written word is your craft. It’s what inspires and motivates you. However, if you write as a profession, you’re likely aware that the activity isn’t always so magical. There are times when you need to write, whether you like it or not. When you throw other activities into the mix

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Why BookBub and FaceBook Ads Don’t Work for All Authors – Kenney Myers | Guest Post

If you are a new author like I am then no doubt you have solicited the advice of many seasoned authors to figure out the best ways to market your book. Most of them are usually very willing to offer suggestions and even introduce you to other authors that might have ideas that could help

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The Benefits of Hiring a Writing Assistant – Beau Peters | Guest Post

As a writer, it’s not uncommon to assume you have to do everything on your own. While some things can’t be delegated when it comes to your work, there are plenty of daily tasks that can (and should) be handled by someone else – a writing assistant. When you’re a professional writer, a good rule

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Changing Trends in the Publishing Industry: 2021 – Charlie Svensson | Guest Post

2021 promises many things for the publishing industry, with many of the trends having begun to take hold 2 or 3 years ago. In many ways, therefore, 2021 is going to be a continuation of what is already there. If you like to predict this kind of stuff, you can make money doing it on

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How Self-Publishing Authors Can Elevate Their Business Management Skills – Beau Peters | Guest Post

The self-publishing game is bigger than ever, as global citizens continue to embrace socially distant activities like reading and storytelling. And thanks to continued advancements in digital technology, sharing your short stories, poems, novels, and more with the world is easier than ever. For many aspiring amateur authors, the writing process itself constitutes an acceptable

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4 Personal Qualities You Need to Become a Successful Writer – Ryan Pell | Guest Post

Many of us dreamed of becoming successful writers when we were kids. But why so few actually achieve that goal? The problem is that becoming a successful and recognized author is a work in progress, not an overnight success. You cannot achieve it if you don’t go through trial and error. And, mistakes on this

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5 Brazen Social Media Strategies for Writers – Lesley Vos | Guest Post

You are a writer. Whatever you write, you want these writings to be popular and bring you both followers and income. And what’s better than social media channels for building an author platform? But here’s the catch: Social media is a tool. Let’s say it’s a hammer. And when you decide to use social media

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