6 Book Marketing And Promotion Strategies Writers Might Want To Skip | Self-Publishing Relief

6 Book Marketing And Promotion Strategies Writers Might Want To Skip | Self-Publishing Relief

In today’s publishing marketplace, writers (even authors with big publishing houses behind them) need to find smart ways to promote their books. But what if you’ve self-published and are on a tight budget? When you need to carefully pick and choose your promotions, you might want to think twice before investing in these traditional book… Continue Reading

5 Tips For Including Images In A Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Tips For Including Images In A Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

At Self-Publishing Relief, we know there are many types of books that benefit greatly by having interior images: Children’s books, cookbooks, reference books, coffee table books, and graphic novels are just a few. Most novels and short story collections just don’t need pictures. And if you include color images in a self-published book, it directly… Continue Reading

Tips For Creating And Marketing A Boxed Set Of Your Indie Books | Self-Publishing Relief

Tips For Creating And Marketing A Boxed Set Of Your Indie Books | Self-Publishing Relief

As a self-published author, you already know about the algorithmic boost you receive in sales and discoverability whenever you release a new indie-published book. Similar to the front-table advantage in physical bookstores, a spot on the Hot New Releases list makes your latest title soar in the rankings and increases the possibility that it’ll catch… Continue Reading

Turn Your Individual Poems Into A Publishable Poetry Collection | Self-Publishing Relief

Turn Your Individual Poems Into A Publishable Poetry Collection | Self-Publishing Relief

You’ve written a number of poems, and maybe you’ve even been lucky enough to get some of them published in literary journals. Now you may be wondering: What’s the next step? Self-Publishing Relief recommends you gather your individual poems into a chapbook or poetry collection and self-publish your own book! Here’s how to get started:… Continue Reading

Cover Art Design Trends For Self-Published Poetry Collections | Self-Publishing Relief

Cover Art Design Trends For Self-Published Poetry Collections | Self-Publishing Relief

Poetry collections are unlike any other type of book, because they appeal to the reader on an entirely different emotional and intellectual level. Poetry can almost be described as an “art form” of the written word—so readers will expect poetry book covers to reflect that unique spirit. There are so many directions you can take… Continue Reading

10 Great Ideas For Marketing Your Self-Published Poetry Collection | Self-Publishing Relief

10 Great Ideas For Marketing Your Self-Published Poetry Collection | Self-Publishing Relief

Gone are the days when poetry promotion was limited to local book shops, libraries, and coffee shops. There have never been more opportunities for poets to reach big audiences of potential book buyers—all across the world! If you’re ready to market and promote your self-published poetry collection, Self-Publishing Relief has the expert tips you need… Continue Reading

7 People Who Should Get Free Copies Of Your Latest Book | Self-Publishing Relief

7 People Who Should Get Free Copies Of Your Latest Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Independent, self-published authors must pay out-of-pocket for copies of their own print-edition books. So it can be difficult to decide who gets a free promotional print copy of a book—and who doesn’t. Self-Publishing Relief can help you make the right choices: Here are the opinion-makers who should definitely be receiving free copies of your self-published… Continue Reading

4 Tiny Self-Publishing Details That Writers Overlook (But Shouldn’t!) | Self-Publishing Relief

4 Tiny Self-Publishing Details That Writers Overlook (But Shouldn’t!) | Self-Publishing Relief

When you’re self-publishing a book, it’s important to consider the big picture: your brand, your author platform, your point-of-purchase marketing via your book cover, etc. But Self-Publishing Relief knows that there are little, easily overlooked details that are just as crucial to your book’s success. The self-publishing process has many steps and substeps—and when you’re… Continue Reading

Go Big! How To Plan And Publicize A Mega Contest To Launch Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Go Big! How To Plan And Publicize A Mega Contest To Launch Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

You’ve got a new self-published book to launch, and you want to rocket it into the ratings stratosphere. No simple Facebook Page giveaway of a few advance copies will do. You want a splashy, creative contest that’ll thrill your current fans, put a spotlight on your new release, and draw the attention of hundreds, if… Continue Reading

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