Tag: books

Teleseminar: Shel Horowitz on Writing to Change the World: How to Influence Readers through Books

Teleseminar: Shel Horowitz on Writing to Change the World: How to Influence Readers through Books

Event Date: June 7, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Shel Horowitz discusses Writing to Change the World: How to Influence Readers through Books. About Shel Horowitz Book publishing consultant and multiple-award-winning author of ten books (most recently, Guerrilla Marketing to Heal the World—endorsed by Seth Godin and Jack Canfield), Shel Horowitz, […]

How to Handle Shipping for Your Books

How to Handle Shipping for Your Books

Shipping books is not something authors typically think about until their book is about to be released. First and most important, you should start with a sales page for your book on your website. The sales page should include: The book cover image Sales copy – reasons why people should read your book Author bio […]

Twitter for Authors: 20 Ways to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books

Twitter for Authors: 20 Ways to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books

If you’re still trying to piece together the Twitter puzzle and figure out how to use it for book promotion, here are some effective strategies to make it easier and improve results! 1. Understand Your Audience – Success on Twitter, or with any marketing effort, starts with understanding your target audience. What are their interests? […]

Teleseminar: Stacy Ennis on How to Write Better Nonfiction

Teleseminar: Stacy Ennis on How to Write Better Nonfiction

Event Date: March 23, 2016 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Stacy Ennis discusses How to Write Better Nonfiction. About Stacy Ennis Words have power. As a writer, editor, book coach, and creative consultant, Stacy gets to use that power for good: helping people achieve their goals, share their stories, and […]

10 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Books Online

10 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Books Online

1. LAUNCH AND OPTIMIZE YOUR WEBSITE: No matter where you are in the process, a website essential to build an audience, share samples of your work, showcase your accomplishments, attract media and impress publishing professionals. 2. HOST A BLOG: A blog can be a creative outlet for a writer, not to mention a powerful promotion […]

Other Books Like Yours at Amazon? Guest post by Dan Poynter

Other Books Like Yours at Amazon? Guest post by Dan Poynter

Visits to Amazon may be exhilarating or devastating. If you find other books like what you have in mind, that is good. It means there is a demand for your information. If there are no other books like what you have in mind, that’s good. That means there may be a need for it. Don’t […]

Resources for Speakers

Resources for Speakers

toastmasters.org – Find a chapter near you to learn the craft of speaking professionally http://www.nsaspeaker.org/ — National Speakers Association https://www.td.org/ — Association for Talent Development http://www.asla.com/ — American Seminar Leaders Association http://speakernetnews.com – Free newsletter with subscriber tips for speakers LinkedIn Groups http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=48422 – ATD National http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=125470 – Global Keynote Speakers Association http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1742397 – Need […]

How Amazon Cross-Promotes Books—and How this Fact Can Help You Sell Yours

How Amazon Cross-Promotes Books—and How this Fact Can Help You Sell Yours

Amazon has several features that help to cross-promote books and encourage buyers. You’ve probably even seen these in your own searches for books or products on the site. Here are some facts about how these features work to help you better promote and sell your book:  Frequently Bought Together – Once your book has some […]

Understanding Sales Rank on Amazon

Understanding Sales Rank on Amazon

If you’ve published your book and made it available on Amazon, you may have noticed the sales rank number that appears on each book page—in fact, maybe you’re even a little obsessed with that number! Nobody knows for sure how that ranking equates to exact book sales figures, but the lower the ranking the better […]