with Penny Sansevieri Amazon is a great place to sell books, but most publishers and authors don’t realize that Amazon has an internal sales machine that will actually help you market your book, for free, if you trigger it. It’s called their internal algorithm and, not that dissimilar from ranking on Google, once Amazon’s algorithm […]
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Here’s the Do-It-Yourself Process to Protect Yourself with Rich Hamilton August 12, 2014 You’ve seen the news this week about the Russian syndicate that hacked over 420,000 websites and stole 1.2 billion email addresses and passwords. Was your website one of those hacked? Maybe… and you may not even know it!
with Grael Norton Many folks have TONS of questions about publishing in general and about publishing services companies in particular. That’s why we’re holding a special online presentation of “The Author’s Guide to Choosing a Publishing Service.” Discover: The three methods of publishing, and how to decide which method is right for you Four misused […]
Are you maximizing your income by repackaging your intellectual capital? Would you like to make money while you’re sleeping? How about a safety net for the future? Rebecca Morgan, the goddess of “Making Money in Your Jammies” will help you understand how to transform book content into revenue-generating products like webinars, teleseminars, and more. You […]
How to Sell Your First 1000 Copies with Tim Grahl, Out:think Learn the tried-and-true techniques Tim has learned after working with over 100 authors including New York Times best sellers such as Daniel Pink, Dan and Chip Heath, Charles Duhigg, Ramit Sethi and many others. You will: Learn the 3 greatest myths about social media […]
Are your book orders dribbling in? Have you been successful in reaching the universe of people who can truly benefit from your book? Is your expense column larger than your profit column for your book? Are you wondering how to get YOUR word out there — beyond family, friends and relatives? Have you thought of […]
Position Your Authors in Front of Their Target Audience–Wherever They Are with Russell Trahan, President PR/PR Public Relations The statistics on books published per month can be overwhelming. Getting attention for your newly published books or your back list can feel like an uphill climb. So what if an industry insider gave you the secrets […]
Publishing a book establishes you as an expert, and once you’re an expert, people want to learn from you. That’s why radio stations across the country want to know about you and your book. More than 900 Radio Talk Shows need guests every day. They have air time to fill, and they compete to gain […]
with David K. Ream, Leverage Technologies Have you considered including an index in your book or ebook? Indexes are a value added to non-fiction publications. In his presentation, David will discuss how indexes, which are metacontent documents, can be leveraged to create new opportunities for sales and user functionality. Indexes work when the content in an […]
with Sean Edwards, Edwards Publishing House Amazon.com attracts more book buyers than any other book selling site. Amazon’s Kindle platform dominates the ebook market. Amazon reports that ebooks now outsell softcover and hardcover books—combined. How can you afford not to publish your books and other content for the Kindle and tap into this incredible marketplace? […]
Best-selling author Mara Purl reached 17 million people during her recent blog tour, and that’s just one of the ways she has learned to connect with her audience. Join us on April 30 when Mara shares her insights about engaging with your audience to increase your success as an author.
Working with Your Authors to Achieve Maximum PR with Dianemarie Collins, DM Productions LLC eBooks and online publishing have created a paradigm shift in the way the publishing industry works. Now, more than ever, gaining attention for the books you publish is crucial. So, what’s the success formula to get that publicity? The reality is […]
with Eric Kampmann, CEO, Midpoint Trade Books, Inc. In order for customers to buy your books, they have to be able to find them. That’s why book distribution is a critical aspect of publishing. Distributors place your books on the shelves of bookstores and get them into other retailers. Plus, retailers prefer to work with […]
Apple Opens Its Arms to Self-Publishing E-Book Authors – MacNewsWorld http://news.google.com Apple Opens Its Arms to Self-Publishing E-Book AuthorsMacNewsWorldApple is going after the self-publishing crowd in an effort to loosen Amazon’s grip on the e-book market, but it has some catching up to do. For people already at home in the App … Publishing with […]
Every book needs an editor! So does every publisher. Whether you self-publish your book or own a small publishing company, you will profit from hiring a professional editor. Victoria Hay, owner of a U.S.-based business, technical, and trade book editing service, explains why. Together, we’ll explore the reasons you should never skimp on this crucial […]