The most important days of your book’s life are the first 30 days after release. It is during these 30 days that book stores decide whether to keep your book on the shelves or not. If you have a strong launch, book stores won’t just keep you on the shelves— they will order more copies. […]
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Learn how to create an author website your readers want to visit. Carla Hoch shares her success story.
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Children’s books are a hot genre right now. With libraries closed, more parents are purchasing children’s books; and more authors are trying their hand at writing a children’s book. These books are so short, how hard could they be to write? Actually, very hard. Or, at least, it is hard to write a book parents […]
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Facebook is about to change. Authors need to know what’s coming and how to survive the digital upheaval.
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It’s very common these days for books, especially nonfiction, to come with additional workbooks, study guides, and video courses. These extra materials are also a great way to connect with your readers on a deeper level, while at the same time creating additional income and incentives. Paper and digital don’t need to be at war; […]
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Authors with weak brands get ignored by publishers and readers alike. Learn how to avoid the 10 most common author branding mistakes.
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Tricia Goyer explains how authors can connect with an enormous market of faithful readers in the homeschool community.
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Devotionals are almost unique to Christian publishing. While some non-Christian publishers dabble with devotionals of different kinds, Christians have been writing and reading devotionals for centuries. So how do you write a devotional? Well, that is what we are going to talk about today. Our guest today is the author of 16 Ways to Create […]
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Learn how to improve your website’s SEO so readers can easily find you and buy your books.
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One of the big differences between Christian and non-Christian books is that Christian books have an absolute standard of truth they are compared to. Or, put another way, Christian books are all a derivative of the Bible in one way or another. We are a people of the Book, and so biblical accuracy is important. […]
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When I give marketing advice, I sometimes qualify it by saying, “unless you write literary fiction.” The regular rules and traditional strategies don’t always apply to literary fiction. Authors who want to write the kind of book English teachers will assign to their classes need to know what works and what doesn’t. What is literary […]
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Amazon continually tests and changes their ads platform, and authors must stay up to date. Bryan Cohen reports on what’s changed this year.
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As a kid, peanut butter was always paired with only one thing: jelly. The big discussion between the other kids was if your mom used grape or strawberry jelly. Then one day, one of my friends told me about a new candy that combined peanut butter with chocolate. How on earth could that be good? […]
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Follow these four crucial principles to avoid author burnout and maintain a healthy writing career.
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Your book’s title should accomplish four goals with only a few words. Learn how to create a memorable title that is easy to find and recommend.
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For everything there is a season. A time to gather stones and a time to scatter stones. A time to merge companies and a time to spin off new companies. Right now, it is a time for merging companies. The “Big Five” are now the “Big Four.” You may have heard about the recent […]
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Should authors establish a presence on Parler and MeWe? Learn about the new social media platforms, and find out if you can connect with your readers there.
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Ten Black Friday 2020 deals for authors that will help you stretch your budget and save you time.
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Children’s books are the fastest growing segment of publishing in 2020. There was a time a few months ago when The Very Hungry Caterpillar was in the top 10 of all products on Amazon–not only books, but all products in the everything store. The pandemic has caused many parents to spend more time with their […]
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Learn how to make more time for writing by hiring an assistant. It may cost less than you think, and it will free you up to focus on your writing.
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