Category Social Marketing

How to Market Your Kindle Ebook in 10 Steps

Congrats! You’re about to publish your ebook on Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). Maybe it’s your first, maybe it’s your tenth. But wait – before you hit that yellow “publish” button – have you thought about how you’re going to market your masterpiece? Whether your goal is to sell a million copies or just to get […]

The Importance of Good Reviews

Ah reviews! Love them or loathe them – they are important. As a self-published author, there is nothing quite like getting reviewed. Nothing so frightening, and nothing so rewarding. Getting reviewed spontaneously, without asking for it, without paying for it, means someone out there actually took the time to read your work! And not only […]

eBooks and Marketing

Wow, little did I know, when I published my eBook last year, that the work was just beginning! Books – whether in eBook or paper format – do not sell themselves.  (Even to family and friends! … but I digress…) As a self-published author, the challenge of marketing your book, getting it profiled, and getting into […]

eBook Trailers

I’m noticing something really cool going on in the self-published realm. eBook Trailers. Yes, to be a self-published author is great. No, it’s amazing. But it does take a lot of talent! Not only do you have to be an excellent writer, passionate about the thrills of character details and life background, passionate about sharing […]

Read an eBook Week March 4-10

Did you know? March 4-10 is “Read an eBook week” on Smashwords! Why not take part? Explore the works of indie authors – at a discount. And if you have an eBook, this is a great opportunity to share it! I’m joining in! Flash Bites: a few short, short stories will be FREE! Click here […]

Hello world!

Well, I thought I would break into this world of blogging. Yes, I know, I know, I may be late to the game. But, hey, does time really tick the same way out here in cyberspace? I mean, really, a post is a post, right? Does the ink ever fade? (then again, I actually remember GeoCities […]