Asking for Feedback on Your Book By Alexandra O’Connell, Your Resident Wordsmith There’s only so much writing we can do before our questions—Is this any good? Is this clear? What should I change?—take up an endless loop in the echo chamber of our heads. If you are at this point with your book, you need to
7 Resolutions for a Rockin’ Online Presence in 2017 By Zoe DeVito, LetsGrow.Solutions Do you create blog posts with interesting, industry-related information? Are you sharing branded content and engaging with others on social media? Does your website have a presence and stand out from competitors? In this modern age it is essential to mindfully manage your
Who Will Buy Your Book in 2017? By Mary Walewski, Buy the Book Marketing Hope is not a strategy. You have to have a plan if you want to sell books. Selling your book is hard. You publish your book and you hope people will see it and buy it. Unfortunately, with over a million
Your Book’s Business Plan: Why You Need One and How To Write It 9 Strategic Steps to Increase Your Book Sales, Grow Your Audience and Connect with New Readers By Bree Weber, The Book Octopus Let’s face it, as an indie author you are a business owner, and as such, you need a business plan.
On November 1st, the publishing industry got a little quieter, all thanks to a month-long “contest” steadily growing in participants and controversy. Writers outline and plan novels in preparation for November aka NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) when they commence writing 50K words towards a novel. And in December, many of them descend on literary
What is Search Engine Optimization? Search engine optimization, or SEO, is the process of improving a website to attract traffic from search engines like Google. Optimizing your website can result in more than just driving traffic to your website. You can also engage with more potential clients, increase sales, and gain a technical advantage over