Beta readers give authors perspective on what’s working and what’s not. Here, we cover alpha, beta, SME and sensitivity readers.
When you increase accessibility in your print and ebooks for readers who are blind or have limited vision, you achieve better usability for everyone. Use these tips and tech tools to broaden your reach.
Even if you primarily use an online sales strategy for your books, it might be fun to see your book in local stores. Here’s how to get your books on the shelf by getting stores to take them on consignment.
Amazon Author Central gives authors a free, simple marketing tool to better connect with readers and fulfill multiple publishing goals. Learn how it works in this article.
When you’re writing a nonfiction book series, it pays to plan. These strategies for mapping out the “how” will help your writing, marketing, and productivity.
Poetry and nonfiction might seem like unlikely bedfellows, but nonfiction writers can learn a lot from poetry, use it to get unstuck, and maybe even incorporate some techniques!
In this article we cover the basic of book endorsements: what they are, how to get them, and how to use them.
This post covers the basics of setting up book pre-orders on KDP and IngramSpark self-publishing platforms. We discuss strategic considerations and an alternative when pre-orders might not make sense.
At the beginning of your book, should you have a foreword, preface, or introduction? This post is a primer on what they’re for and whether you need them.
While writers are constantly told to be concise, it is possible to be TOO concise. Here are four ways to avoid overtightening your prose, as well as indicators that you might be doing it.
This articles summarizes recent POD publishing platform changes and links to several articles with details on how to choose a platform, printing options, ISBNs, and more.
Getting feedback on your writing is one of the best ways to improve it. Need convincing? Read about the benefits & follow these tips for warming up to what could be a game changer for you.