A common question from authors is about pricing their books. There are five major things to take into consideration when setting your price: Competition analysis; Analysis of KU and Kindle Direct prices; Target Demographic; Future Book Sales; and Launch Prices.
Patrick King is the guest for this episode, and he’s had first-hand experiences testing prices and seeing what sticks.Read More
The first time I put my book on Amazon, I didn’t think to put much time into writing the description because I didn’t think it was very important, but when Amazon came out with Amazon Marketing Services, the importance became more apparent. I could see when people saw the cover and title on…Read More
An author bio picture is important because it is a reflection of yourself and it shows your professionalism. In this episode you will learn all the dos and don’ts of creating an author bio picture.Read More
Some of the mistakes authors have made we should to not only learn from, but avoid if you’re just starting to think about self publishing.
Even for established authors, it’s useful to look at past mistakes, learn from them and push forward. That also applies to comparing your mistakes to others successes on social media, which presents a false representation of the struggle of authors.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
Have you ever wondered how to write a children’s book, and if you have what it takes to create one? For me, it’s this smile. That’s my reason for writing children’s books. Many aspiring (and even accomplished) authors dream of writing a children’s book. Maybe you have an incredible idea that you can’t stop thinking…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
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