99 Designs makes getting a cover designed for your book as fun as a carnival midway! Like other freelance sites, the design pool is self-vetting through a review process. Not only are portfolios, reviews, and a five-star rating system available to allow you to clearly view the quality of work and professionalism of the designer, the contests assure that you get many design options to choose from. By many, I mean 99 Designs makes good on their name’s promise; typically, you will get around 100 designs to choose from! What’s more, you are guaranteed to get the perfect cover. If you don’t like any of the submissions, you get your money back, no questions asked.
Watch how, in only 12 months, I went from one book marketing client to a lucrative publishing business with partners, staff, multiple clients, and a bright future of expansion ahead! Follow this step-by-step plan and you too can start your own profitable publishing company. In addition, learn how forming an LLC can give you a big advantage as an author.
This video focuses on the traditional path to publishing. If you are going after a publishing contract, you will need a literary agent. This involves querying, and in the case of nonfiction, a proposal. Today I will address why you need an agent and how to find the right one.
SPOILER ALERT: Includes a bonus NaNo winner package reveal. Congratulations! You’re here because you’ve won NaNoWriMo or you’ve made a solid start on writing a book. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to go from manuscript to bestselling books in 60 days.
Do you find it hard to shop for the writer in your life? Many writers are mysterious beings who live in their heads and at the keyboard. It’s tough to buy the imaginary things and ideas writers love. But it’s do-able and luckily, it’s more easily accomplished in the digital age. Download the Gifts for Writers and Authors Buyer’s Guide.
Learn how to price your self-published books to move in volume on Amazon plus a bonus POWER TIP on permafree funnels! There isn’t a catch-all answer on how much to charge, but there are great methods for determining how to price your book to sell. Find out what’s right for you.
November is halfway through and many of us have our NaNoWriMo manuscript nearing completion. Your next step on the path to publishing is editing, but what if you’re on a budget? You might ask: Can I use software like ProWriting Aid? Are there editors I can hire for less than $100? Can I self-edit? What types of editors are out there and what are their services? Watch this video to find out.
This video covers how to select the 3 best social media platforms for your author brand… Social media and digital marketing can be daunting for authors. I mean, after all, we have plenty to do if we want to produce a couple of book per year. But, like it or not, platform building is a critical ingredient in your success as an author whether you have an agent or publish direct.
How do self-published authors find the time to do all the things we need to do to succeed like producing actual books PLUS web design and admin, social media management, email marketing, publicity, editing, distribution, advertising? In this video, I cover how I use Habitica, Evernote, a simplified bullet journal, and a task timer to be my most productive self!
Since 2014, I’ve been as lawless as Lucy on NaNoWriMo. I’ve written nonfiction, kid’s books, and completed full rewrites during National Novel Writing Month? What happened? Did NaNo bust me? No, I won on my own terms. Once more, I have a group of maverick followers who are breaking all the rules. Join us for NaNo, NaNon, NaKids, NaRewrites, or NaWhatever. 108 rogue NaNo’s have joined the Path to the Bestseller Group on FB and you can too – https://www.facebook.com/groups/bestsellerlist/