Category Archives: Self-Publishing

How To Get More Reviews Of Your Self-Published Book: A List Of Book Reviewers | Self-Published Relief

How To Get More Reviews Of Your Self-Published Book: A List Of Book Reviewers | Self-Published Relief

Want to get more reviews for your self-published book? First, the good news. There are LOTS of bloggers and reviewers who publish reviews of self-published books. That means you have plenty of opportunities to gather book reviews as an independent author. The bad news is everybody and their brother (and mother!) wants in. So the… Continue Reading

4 Self-Published Book Challenges Nobody Talks About | Self-Publishing Relief

4 Self-Published Book Challenges Nobody Talks About | Self-Publishing Relief

At Self-Publishing Relief, we know you’ll encounter a lot of challenges during the steps of self-publishing your book. Some will be the technical tasks and sales-building efforts you typically expect: formatting, cover design, publication, marketing, and promotion. But there are also intangible pitfalls lurking in the self-publishing process—the stuff no one talks about. We’re here… Continue Reading

Maximize The Marketing Potential Of Your Self-Published Book’s Final Pages | Self-Publishing Relief

Maximize The Marketing Potential Of Your Self-Published Book’s Final Pages | Self-Publishing Relief

It’s the last page of your story in your self-published book. And yet, all is not said and done—there’s the “back matter” to consider! Is your book’s back matter doing everything it possibly can to build your fan base and sell more copies of your self-published book? Could the final pages of your book do… Continue Reading

How Self-Published Writers Can Build Their Reputations Fast! |Self-Publishing Relief

How Self-Published Writers Can Build Their Reputations Fast! |Self-Publishing Relief

It’s a daunting prospect to start out as a self-published writer. Who is going to take you seriously when you don’t have a publishing track record? If you don’t have a mountain of book sales to point to, or don’t have any work already published in reputable literary journals, how will you gain the attention… Continue Reading

21 Signs Your Self-Published Book Could Turn A Profit | Self-Publishing Relief

21 Signs Your Self-Published Book Could Turn A Profit | Self-Publishing Relief

  Most self-published authors hope to publish a book (or books!) that will make some money. But while some indie books become popular with book-buying readers, other books struggle to break out beyond an audience of friends and family. How do you know if your self-published book could turn a profit? The experts at Self-Publishing… Continue Reading

6 Tips For Creating A Self-Published Cookbook | Self-Publishing Relief

6 Tips For Creating A Self-Published Cookbook | Self-Publishing Relief

’Tis the season for great meals and delicious treats! In some families, favorite dishes are handed down from generation to generation, often on stained, faded recipe cards. Whether you want to preserve your recipes just for your family and friends, or plan to share your culinary creations with the world, the experts at Self-Publishing Relief… Continue Reading

How To Protect Your Self-Published Book From Plagiarism | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Protect Your Self-Published Book From Plagiarism | Self-Publishing Relief

In 2012, a multi-published writer received an email from an avid fan stating that a recent e-book contained a scene that was strikingly familiar to one found in one of the author’s out-of-print books. The shocked author soon discovered that the e-book in question was, word for word, plagiarized from a romance novel she had… Continue Reading

The Story Behind Your Story: Personal Brand Building To Sell More Books | Self-Publishing Relief

The Story Behind Your Story: Personal Brand Building To Sell More Books | Self-Publishing Relief

Harnessing the power of your personal story to create a memorable author brand and grow your audience of book buyers is one of the most powerful promotional tactics available to writers. This strategy, sometimes called story marketing, is built on the belief that storytelling is the most powerful way to initiate emotional connections and encourage… Continue Reading

Perfect Your Writer Autograph: Author Essentials For Signing Your Books | Self-Publishing Relief

Perfect Your Writer Autograph: Author Essentials For Signing Your Books | Self-Publishing Relief

It’s one of the most thrilling moments in a writer’s career—the first time you sign your name on a page of a book you’ve published. And while there are no formal publishing industry rules regarding book-signing etiquette, Self-Publishing Relief knows there are things you can do to ensure your author signature meets professional standards and… Continue Reading

Self-Publishing Numbers: The Cost, The Profits, And What Constitutes Good Book Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

Self-Publishing Numbers: The Cost, The Profits, And What Constitutes Good Book Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

At Self-Publishing Relief, we know that, for many writers, self-publishing is an investment in the future. But it can be difficult for indie authors to get a clear picture of their financial forecast in the publishing industry. How much does it cost to self-publish a book? How much money do most creative writers make when… Continue Reading

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