76+ Places to Submit Your Free KDP Select Promotion for Your Kindle eBook

Places to submit your free KDP select promotion

If you are looking for places to submit your free KDP select promotion for your Kindle eBook, you are in the right place!  I also share my 11 step checklist with you! The Power of the KDP Select Program One powerful way to launch a new book is by using Amazon’s KDP Select program.  This […]

9 Ways Authors Can Use IFTTT Recipes To Be More Productive

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I love productivity tools and finding ways to accomplish more with less time. A tool I recently started using is IFTTT which stands for If This Then That. I have to admit when I first found out about IFTTT, I was confused. It didn’t make sense to me how it would be useful to me. Now, I know […]

How to Run an Online eBook Giveaway

Winners

Why Use Giveaways and Contests? Branding – get exposure for your book and/or your other services. Exposure – giveaways and contests can go viral giving you massive exposure. Reviews – ask the winners to submit a review for your book. Book Launch – a giveaway or contest is a great way to promote a new […]

How To Get Endorsements That Increase The Credibility Of Your Book

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When you publish a book, it is necessary to consider how to get reviews.  However, have you also thought about getting endorsements for your book?  There is a difference between a review and an endorsement. You see, a review is from a reader or a fan and an endorsement is from a respected leader or celebrity […]

What Happened After They Told Me I Couldn’t Write (True Story)

Jeff Herring

A Guest Post from Jeff Herring Content Marketing is a great way to build your online business. The problem is that most people who teach it stop at the point of creating content. While creating profitable content is essential, there is so much more you can do with your content. That’s why I expand Content Marketing into the 5 […]

Get the ‘Author Advantage’

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An important part of publishing your book is the book description. The cover draws the reader in, but the description seals the deal. However, many authors find that summarizing their book in just a few paragraphs isn’t as easy as it sounds. And doing so in a way that entices readers… well, that’s even harder. […]

4 Things You Need To Know (before publishing your book)

Need to Know

The saying “If you build it, they will come” isn’t true for authors. Just because you write a book, doesn’t mean that people will buy it or read it. In this post, I share four things authors need to know (preferably before they ever publish their book). 4 Things You Need To Know 1. Who […]

Mind Mapping Your Book

Mind Map Your Book

One of my favorite tools for authors is mind mapping. Why? Mind maps are a great way to organize your thoughts, but they can also be condensed so they aren’t overwhelming. No other outlining system offers the visual representation you can get from a mind map, and they have become an essential part of outlining […]

2014 Year in Review

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The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect back on all you have accomplished. Shelley and I have been doing that. So in this post, I wanted to share some of our successes with you. Things we have accomplished in 2014 Shelley established Body and Soul Publishing LLC You can read more […]

Using Your Book Sales to Benefit Charity

Charity

A guest post from Alana Terry. As authors, we all know we’re expected to market our books, but that doesn’t mean it comes easily to all of us. I have a hard time asking my friends and contacts to support my writing, because I feel selfish at times about doing so. One method I’ve started […]