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 […]

99-cent Book Promotion Results – A Case Study

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My novel Slave Again is the story of a North Korean refugee who finds herself trafficked over the border into China. Although the book was originally listed as Christian fiction, in June, I decided to run a 99-cent book promotion on Slave Again and market it primarily as women’s literature instead of Christian fiction to see […]

How to Promote and Still Have Time to Write a Book

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By Nina Amir It’s a rare aspiring or published author who doesn’t occasionally—or more than occasionally—lament the need to spend time on promotion. After all, writers want to write. They don’t want to sell. I totally understand. Over the past few years, I’ve spent an inordinate amount of my work time either pre-promoting my books […]

How To Get Book Reviews – The 5 Myths

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Getting reviews for your book is an essential part of the publishing and marketing process. However, there are many misconceptions authors have regarding book reviews.  In this post I address the 5 common myths about getting reviews for your book. Myth #1:  Customers Don’t Read Reviews Reviews are important and research has actually shown they do impact […]

Non-Disclosure Agreements – Three Great Reasons You Should Use One

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Have you heard of an NDA form? NDA stands for non-disclosure agreement and is a contract between two parties to ensure that sensitive information is not shared. You may never need to use this kind of form as an author. However, in this post, I want to share three reasons authors should consider using an NDA form when hiring […]

7 Types Of Book Launch Events You Can Use To Gain Best Seller Status For Your Book

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If you have a book that’s being published soon, you’ll want to take advantage of all that a book launch can offer! In this video, I describe seven types of book launch events with resources for you to consider: The 7 Types of Book Launch Events Discussed in the Video Discounted price Bestseller Launch Virtual Book Tours Giveaways and […]

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

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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 […]