I’ve written and published a book, now how do I sell it? Ok, so writing a book may take months or even years, but when it comes to making something of all that effort, well? In today’s online, ebook, Kindle and iPad publishing world, even giving away ebooks for free can be a tough challenge. So what is going on,
By Mickie Kennedy Unfortunately, the Internet is not Cheers and everybody, to be certain, does not know your name. It’s a daunting, seemingly impossible task to build an audience on a platform built on anonymity. You know that you have something to say that is worth hearing, but how are you supposed to get it into the hands of readers who
Self-publishers need to blog to attract new readers. There are many reasons for self-publishing authors to maintain and regularly update a quality blog. Among these are of course, enhancement of reputation, connection with potential readers and naturally, a platform to promote their books and ebooks. Another reason is that regular blogging is a terrific means of maintaining a disciplined writing schedule.
Does Paying For Pay Per Click advertising help sell ebooks? PPC (Pay per click) marketing is the most common form of advertising on the Internet, but how well does it work when it comes to selling ebooks? The main players in PPC are of course Google, Facebook and more recently Twitter. There are many others, including Goodreads as well as
Twitter engagement increases dramatically when you use images. I have been experimenting with Twitter Cards on my WordPress blogs for a few weeks now, and all I can say it that they are fantastic, but only when they work. While I tried hard coding, I also tried a couple of WordPress plugins and finally settled on one plugin, which works perfectly well.