How to Promote Your Book with Contests, Prizes, and Awards

Contest are great fun and can drive engagement and expand the reach of a book promotion. If your prizes are valuable or interesting, your followers will share the contest with others even if it lessens their own chance to win. What’s more, the contest doesn’t have to...

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Do You Write Books for Profit or Passion?

Why do you write books? Is it for passion or for profit? Expression, creativity, and the need to tell a good story are some passionate reasons. Authority, money, and credibility are profit driven ones. Find out where you fall on the profit/passion spectrum in this...

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Drive Huge Book Sales and Hit #1 with Kindle Pre-Orders

Pre-orders count towards sales! It is an age-old tactic. Have you ever wondered how books reach #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List before they are for sale to the public? That's the magic of pre-orders. Amazon has made this powerful tool available to direct...

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10X Your Book Income with Online Courses

Online courses or immersion experiences can take a $10 book and multiply its revenue-generating power by 10 or 20 fold. If you have written a professional or personal development book, your outline and sections of your book can transfer seamlessly over to a learning...

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How to Get over a 100 Book Cover Ideas for Under $200

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...

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How I Built a Money-Making Publishing Company in One Year

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...

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Why You Need a Literary Agent and How to Find One

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...

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Go From NaNoWriMo to Published Book – A Step-By-Step Guide

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...

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12 Unique Gift Ideas for Writers and Authors

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...

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