9 Tips For Selling More Books Via Word-Of-Mouth Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

9 Tips For Selling More Books Via Word-Of-Mouth Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

Encouraging word-of-mouth engagement to bump up sales can send your book to the top of the bestseller lists. But how can you make this mysterious phenomenon work for you? Self-Publishing Relief has the right answers and the most effective tips: What Are “Word-Of-Mouth” Book Sales? To put it very simply, a word-of-mouth book sale is a… Continue Reading

The Best Self-Publishing Conferences of 2017 | Self-Publishing Relief

The Best Self-Publishing Conferences of 2017 | Self-Publishing Relief

Navigating the self-publishing industry may leave you feeling like an explorer lost in uncharted territory. Where should you start, and in which direction should you go? Whom should you ask—and trust—for help? What pitfalls should you avoid? The Internet can provide you with plenty of leads, but be careful: You might run across more hype than… Continue Reading

How To Create And Offer A Free Sample Of Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Create And Offer A Free Sample Of Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Wander the food court of any local mall and you’re sure to pass someone offering you a delectable nibble from the nearest restaurant. There’s a reason why so many restaurateurs do this: Giving away samples is a tried-and-true marketing gambit to introduce a new product to a consumer faced with a multitude of choices. And what… Continue Reading

How To Turn Your Author Bio Into A Book-Selling Machine | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Turn Your Author Bio Into A Book-Selling Machine | Self-Publishing Relief

A good author bio should be more than a collection of informative facts about you as a writer—it should also inspire readers to take action. If you’re self-publishing—or marketing and promoting any book—Self-Publishing Relief reveals what you need to know in order to turn your author bio into a book-selling, fan-building machine. The Six Must-Have Elements Of… Continue Reading

How To Query A Literary Agent With A Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Query A Literary Agent With A Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

In the not-too-distant past, some literary agents were reluctant to take on previously self-published books—especially those titles that did not have strong sales records. But today, literary agents are not only open-minded about considering self-published books—they’re eager to work with them! Self-Publishing Relief offers a few of the reasons why literary agents love to get… Continue Reading

How To Enroll Your Book In The Kindle Unlimited Program—And Should You? | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Enroll Your Book In The Kindle Unlimited Program—And Should You? | Self-Publishing Relief

As a self-published author, you’re always on the lookout for ways to increase the discoverability of your books. What else can you do to boost profits in addition to promoting your book on social media, scheduling book signings, and blogging regularly? Here’s an idea from Self-Publishing Relief: Although it’s not right for everyone, getting your… Continue Reading

The 8 Milestones Of Successful Self-Publishing

The 8 Milestones Of Successful Self-Publishing

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just beginning to research the publishing process, there are a series of steps every author must take on his or her self-publishing journey. Reaching each of these landmarks can seem a little overwhelming sometimes, so remember to celebrate each and every successful self-publishing milestone along the way! 8 Major… Continue Reading

4 Clever Reasons To Donate Your Self-Published Book To Your Local Library

4 Clever Reasons To Donate Your Self-Published Book To Your Local Library

It’s on many writers’ bucket lists: seeing their book on a library shelf! But for self-published authors, reaching this goal may be a bit harder to accomplish. Most public libraries have limited budgets, so librarians rely on reputable, curated lists when adding titles to their collections—which gives an advantage to traditionally published books. So what’s… Continue Reading

FAQs About Taxes, Write-Offs, And Refunds For Self-Published Authors

FAQs About Taxes, Write-Offs, And Refunds For Self-Published Authors

Self-published authors face daunting questions about what they can and can’t write off on their tax returns. We at Self-Publishing Relief are not accountants, so it’s important that you get the recommendations of a trained personal accountant for your unique tax situation. But we can offer you some generally accepted information to help you begin… Continue Reading

5 Ways To Make Your Self-Published Book Stand Out On Amazon

5 Ways To Make Your Self-Published Book Stand Out On Amazon

In the twenty-odd years since Amazon was founded as an online bookstore, the world’s largest Internet retailer has transformed the publishing business. Amazon is now responsible for about two-thirds of all sales of print books as well as eBooks. With that much power, maximizing the Amazon book page for your self-published book is a savvy… Continue Reading

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