Leveraging your book’s content makes sense on so many levels. This article covers the why and how to use your content to become more efficient, boost your marketing, create revenue, and increase your impact.
In 2023, IngramSpark & Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) made numerous changes to their print-on-demand platforms. Here are the ones most likely to affect authors who self-publish.
Book projects are stressful enough without feeling a time crunch. To mitigate risk and alleviate anxiety, build slack into your project plan. Here are tips for indie authors.
Which publishing path should you take: traditional or self-publishing? Understand the difference before you decide. In this article, we talk process, pros and cons, and strategy.
What type of nonfiction book should you write to tell your story? Memoir might seem like the obvious choice, but based on a number of factors, a knowledge-based book could be better.
Beta readers give authors perspective on what’s working and what’s not. Here, we cover alpha, beta, SME and sensitivity readers.
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.
This case study about a first-time author with an extra-long book addresses a host of interrelated pricing questions relevant to indie authors generally.