Category Archives: Self-Publishing

Summer Sales Slump? Here Are Ways To Boost Summertime Self-Published Book Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

Summer Sales Slump? Here Are Ways To Boost Summertime Self-Published Book Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

Sometimes, a midsummer drought results in drooping flowers. For writers, a midsummer drought means slumping sales. If you’ve noticed that sales of your self-published book have wilted like a parched petunia, try these summer-bump strategies. Self-Publishing Relief’s Tips To Boost Book Sales During The Dog Days Of Summer Publish a freebie. Whether you publish a… Continue Reading

7 Smart Ways To Sell More Books At A Writing Conference | Self-Publishing Relief

7 Smart Ways To Sell More Books At A Writing Conference | Self-Publishing Relief

Heading to a writing conference? Make the most of your investment by putting yourself in a great position to sell lots of your self-published books! Self-Publishing Relief offers smart tips on how to boost your book sales at a writing conference. How To Make More Book Sales At A Writing Conference Hand out business cards.… Continue Reading

9 Pen Name FAQs For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

9 Pen Name FAQs For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

Indie authors sometimes self-publish under a pen name or pseudonym in order to protect their identity, avoid overexposure, or create a better association between their name and their work. An author’s real name might not fit his or her genre, or it may be a very difficult name for readers to spell, let alone remember!… Continue Reading

50 Great New Blog Post Ideas for Self-Published Authors (Plus Book Marketing Tips!) | Self-Publishing Relief

50 Great New Blog Post Ideas for Self-Published Authors (Plus Book Marketing Tips!) | Self-Publishing Relief

Many self-published writers have author websites (and if you don’t, you should!) where they actively maintain blogs to help build an audience for their books. But sometimes even the best creative writers will run out of ideas for their blogs. Self-Publishing Relief to the rescue! Check out our list of blog post ideas for marketing… Continue Reading

Republishing Yourself: 5 Tips To Create A Collection Of Previously Published Works | Self-Publishing Relief

Republishing Yourself: 5 Tips To Create A Collection Of Previously Published Works | Self-Publishing Relief

If you have a stack of published poems or short stories, congratulations! Creative writers know how important it is to be published in top-notch literary journals. But most journals don’t want previously published work, so once the rights revert back to you, what’s next for all those great stories or poems? At Self-Publishing Relief, we… Continue Reading

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

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

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

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