An index is more than a list: it’s a detailed map of your book that helps your readers find what they want. This article covers why you might want an index, the types of indexes, and three critical points should you go the indexing route.
Sales tax can confuse new authors who want to sell books. There is some complexity, but it’s not as bad as you think. Here are the basics.
Marketing may not be an author’s favorite chore, but two tools can up your game quickly: embedding Kindle previews on your website and using 3D book images.
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.
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.
Reader personas help you understand your book’s audience so you design and develop the right content for them, resulting in better engagement. This article shows you how to develop personas, how to use them, and the magic that happens when you get them right.
Benefits of writing a book include more credibility, a stronger platform & a new marketing tool. In this article, business pros may also discover some surprise benefits. Who knew?
Your book is ready for center stage—edited & formatted with a beautiful cover—but now you need to help people find it. In the second of this two-part series, learn how to work with metadata to train the stage lights on your book. This article covers the basics, including the two main types of metadata and how they work, as well as search algorithms.
Before publishing your book, consider these 4 front-of-house elements that attract and engage potential readers and make it safe for them to buy.