Online book sales – 30% and rising

The October meeting of the Colorado Independent Publishers Association featured a talk by self-publishing guru Dan Poynter. I’ve heard Dan speak on two occasions now and always feel energized by his can-do attitude about writing and selling books. Aside from … Read More

Why your website needs a press kit

As a published author, you should have information on your website for the press and others to learn about you and your book. Consider these questions: * Do you ever try to get free publicity for your book? The first … Read More

To sell books, give them away

Writers always want to know about inexpensive (or even cheap) ways to promote their book. Here’s one of the cheapest: give away copies of your book. Here’s why: 1. Nobody throws away a book. Even if someone isn’t interested in … Read More

Make your book the best it can be

A little forethought goes a long way in producing your best work and maximizing your opportunities for book sales. In the excitement of writing and producing your long-awaited book, authors often overlook some of the basics. Poor planning can result … Read More

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