Tag: book sales

How to Handle Online Book Sales from Your Website

How to Handle Online Book Sales from Your Website

Selling your books from your own website can actually be easier than you might think. All you need to get started is a simple shopping cart button. If you’re new to ecommerce sales, a simple solution is to utilize Paypal to create your shopping cart button. The current steps are as follows: Login to Paypal […]

Teleseminar: Sandra Beckwith on How to Get More Visibility and Maximize Book Sales on Amazon

Teleseminar: Sandra Beckwith on How to Get More Visibility and Maximize Book Sales on Amazon

Event Date: January 11, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Sandra Beckwith discusses How to Get More Visibility and Maximize Book Sales on Amazon. About Sandra Beckwith Sandra Beckwith is an author and national award-winning former publicist who now teaches authors how to save thousands of dollars by doing their own publicity, […]

Expert Interview: Nathan Meunier, author of the Indie Author Success Series

Expert Interview: Nathan Meunier, author of the Indie Author Success Series

Name: Nathan Meunier Book Titles:  My two (most relevant to the Nonfiction Writers Conference) Indie Author Success Series books: 1) Write Short Kindle Books: A Self-Publishing Manifesto for Non-Fiction Authors 2) Simple Self-Publishing Success Strategies: How to Sell More Books and Build Your Audience And I’ve also published 6 other books for freelancers and writers. […]

Expert Interview: Joanna Penn, author of How to Make a Living with Your Writing: Books, Blogging and More

Expert Interview: Joanna Penn, author of How to Make a Living with Your Writing: Books, Blogging and More

Name: Joanna Penn Book Title: How to Make a Living with Your Writing: Books, Blogging and More Website URL: www.TheCreativePenn.com Social Media Links: Twitter: @thecreativepenn https://www.facebook.com/TheCreativePenn/ http://www.youtube.com/thecreativepenn  What is your latest book about? It does what it says on the box! I go through all the aspects of how to make a living with your […]

How Your Book Can Get You Noticed by Hard-to-Reach Contacts

How Your Book Can Get You Noticed by Hard-to-Reach Contacts

When trying to get the attention of someone important, be it a CEO, author, or politician, we’re all familiar with the gatekeeper who can sometimes keep us from our goal—be it a receptionist, a dry email form to fill out, or the eternal voicemail. As an author, however, you have a powerful tool at your […]

Why Does It Take So Long To Sell My Books To Non-Retail Buyers? By Brian Jud

Why Does It Take So Long To Sell My Books To Non-Retail Buyers? By Brian Jud

Many independent publishers try to sell their books only to bookstores and other retailers. Their efforts consist primarily of securing distribution partners to funnel books to retailers who put them on their store shelves. There the books remain, nestled among their competitors for a quick comparison of benefits and prices. The point-of-purchase sales process may […]

How to Use Amazon’s “Search Inside The Book” Feature

How to Use Amazon’s “Search Inside The Book” Feature

You may have used the “Search Inside This Book” feature on Amazon when deciding whether or not to buy a book. Well, you can use this incredibly helpful tool for your own book, too! Here’s how: In case you’re not familiar with the option, “Search Inside The Book” allows an Amazon browser to click on […]

Expanding Your Revenue Streams by Jane Atkinson

Expanding Your Revenue Streams by Jane Atkinson

I come from the world of professional speakers and I recently sat next to a speaker at a CAPS Chapter meeting who had been in the business for over 30 years.  But recently, his health had become an issue. He was not able to get on a plane anymore.  Without revenue beyond speeches, his work (and […]

Look Beyond the Bookstore to Sell More Books by Brian Jud

Look Beyond the Bookstore to Sell More Books by Brian Jud

“Total unit sales of print books sold through the outlets whose sales are captured by Nielsen BookScan dropped 10.2% in the six month period ended July 3, 2014…” (PWDaily). This is an ongoing trend that will continue, according to most publishing experts. The good news is that there is one area in which you can […]

Simple Amazon Marketing Steps to Take As Soon As Your Book Is Published

Simple Amazon Marketing Steps to Take As Soon As Your Book Is Published

Promoting your book is a bit like bringing your baby home from the hospital: After the joy of bringing it into the world, you want to have all the tools you need to give it the best advantage possible to succeed! A large part of your book’s success comes from how it’s promoted, and it’s […]