Category Archives: Promoting Your Books

Tips on promoting your books – Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and more.

Indie Authors – Do You Have An Amazon Author Central Page?

As you read that title, did you indie authors think one more thing to do?  I get that feeling sometimes…but this post (and a few more in this short series) is very important.  If you don’t have an Amazon author … Continue reading

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Flipboard – What Is It And How Can Indie Authors Use It?

Will Flipboard be the next thing in book marketing?  Indie authors are always on the lookout for new and creative ways to market their books (and let’s face it, we indie authors are great at this – don’t believe me, … Continue reading

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5 Things I Hate About Twitter (And Tips For Indie Authors)

I know that it’s the in thing for indie authors to use Twitter for marketing and making connections.  That’s all fine, but there are some things that drive me crazy about Twitter, and they’re things that may ultimately contribute to … Continue reading

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KDP Select – What Happened After The Freebie Days

My free days are over – many thanks to all who downloaded This Doesn’t Happen In The Movies.  I greatly appreciate your support, and if you would leave an honest review on Amazon, I would be grateful.  Now to the … Continue reading

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Analyzing KDP Select – The Latest Results Of My Free Days

As all my regular readers know, I have been outspoken about the KDP Select program.  I don’t like how Amazon demands exclusivity in order to have an ebook in the program, and I don’t think that using the program is … Continue reading

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Free Kindle Book Downloads And More From Digital Book Today

If you’re an indie author who likes or wants to take advantage of free kindle book downloads, then you need to know about Digital Book Today.  This wonderful site is run by Anthony Wessel, and I have been deeply impressed … Continue reading

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Amazon Acquires Goodreads – How Will This Affect Indie Authors?

I’ve been reading that Amazon announced last week that it is acquiring Goodreads.  My initial reaction was oh great, Amazon will take over another site and ruin it for indie authors.  But as I thought about this, and read more … Continue reading

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Facebook For Authors – Changes To The Facebook Cover Image

In this Facebook For Authors post – just when you think you have Facebook figured out, they go and change things!  For someone like myself, who creates videos and teaches others how to use Facebook, this can be frustrating :).  … Continue reading

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Is Amazon Becoming Irrelevant?

This is just a quick post.  I just read an interesting article about Amazon, and since the big ‘Zon is always on the indie author mind, I thought it was worth sharing.  Basically, the article discusses Amazon’s fee hikes for … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Free Day with Amazon KDP Select

My regular blog readers know that I’ve written a bit about Amazon’s KDP Select program, and that I’m hesitant about its effectiveness in selling books (at least for most authors).  As I’ve reached out to others to see what they’re … Continue reading

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