When you first publish your book, Amazon only offers about three fifths of the total categories. While you do have to choose from the ones offered, you also have to ask Amazon to add your book to other categories. Upon publishing your book, go to the special page Amazon has created specifically for sending…Read More
Dig deeper into how picking the right categories can help your book sales.
You’ll learn what Kindle Categories are, as well as how Category rankings are done within Amazon. You’ll also learn how to distinguish between a good category to list your book under and one that might not help as much as you might think.Read More
When author Michael Alvear reached out to me to tell me he had a heat map about how shoppers use Amazon when buying a book, I hadn’t originally considered covering this topic. But authors can learn a lot from this map and what areas of their book page visitors will spend the most time.…Read More
Listing your previous books in other books is a great way to turn someone reading one of your books into someone who downloads and reads more of your books. There are a few places in your book to put this list. In the front Throughout the book The end of the book Keep in mind…Read More
When it’s a good idea for an author to start thinking about starting a publishing company? One reason would be to start publishing other people’s works. Another would be to prevent your financial assets from could end up in someone else’s possession if you were sued.
My lawyer, Clint Coons of Anderson Advisory talks about the steps authors can take to start a publishing company, including authors from outside the United States.Read More
The idea behind the Symbiotic Book Package is that each aspect of your work has been tailored for a specific market, and it reaffirms to that market that this is the perfect book out there for them.Read More
In this lesson, you will learn the difference between the print on demand services, KDP Print and Createspace. Both are owned by Amazon, however, there are differences between the two that all authors should know about. Through this episode , hope you’ll be able to know which one you should use, and if…Read More
In today’s episode, we learn about book promotion sites, how they actually work, and how authors can use them in order to get their books to a large number of readers. They can be a powerful tool for book launches, as well as a steady drip of sales over time. However, not all promotion…Read More