Category Archives: Self-Publishing Benefits

Self-Publishing: Why Your “Last Resort” Could Be The Beginning Of Something Amazing (True Stories!)

Self-Publishing: Why Your “Last Resort” Could Be The Beginning Of Something Amazing (True Stories!)

If you’re feeling discouraged because no traditional venues have shown interest in publishing your book, cheer up! You may consider self-publishing to be your last resort, but why not look at it as a great opportunity? Think of the possibilities! 4 Great Things That Can Happen When You Self-Publish You could make money. It is… Continue Reading

Bragging Tips for Self-Published Authors

Bragging Tips for Self-Published Authors

Successfully self-publishing your book is no simple feat. You spend months (maybe years) crafting the perfect story. Then comes proofing, editing, formatting, book cover choices, ISBN decisions, and much more. You’ll probably drink way too much coffee and lose too much sleep before you finally have a finished book you’re proud to call your own.… Continue Reading

Where Are All The Readers For Your Self-Published Book? Find Out.

Where Are All The Readers For Your Self-Published Book? Find Out.

Your self-published book is finally available for sale—hooray! But instead of swimming in book orders, your sales report looks like a barren desert wasteland. Now what? You need to prime the pump and market your book to get your name out there and connect with readers! Wondering where you can make a big splash in… Continue Reading

5 Self-Publishing Secrets Nobody Tells You

5 Self-Publishing Secrets Nobody Tells You

As you sit twiddling your thumbs, waiting months for that agent to get back to you—or perhaps papering your office walls with yet another rejection letter—you might start to seriously consider taking the self-publishing route. The idea of actually getting your book into the hands of readers is tempting, but you’re worried about what self-publishing… Continue Reading

The 3 Cornerstones To Self-Publishing Success

The 3 Cornerstones To Self-Publishing Success

How is publishing success measured? The obvious answer is—book sales! To accomplish this goal, you need the solid support of three important components: a book people want to read; professional production quality; and smart promotion. This is true whether you self-publish or go the traditional route. 3 Cornerstones That Support Self-Publishing Success 1. Great Content This… Continue Reading

Do Self-Published Authors Need Websites?

Do Self-Published Authors Need Websites?

Having an author website is essential to any writing career—especially if you are a self-published author! These days, when even traditionally published authors receive less marketing and publicity support, self-published authors will find that promotion is at least half of their job. Active, targeted marketing is vital—and the hub of any writer’s brand and online marketing… Continue Reading

Self-Publishing Motivation In Motion!

Self-Publishing Motivation In Motion!

Self-publishing your project takes a lot of hard work, and sometimes it’s all too easy to lose sight of your ultimate goal—getting your book out there for readers! But if you’re starting to lose your self-publishing spark, here are a few fun boosts of motivational mojo to help you make it to the finish line and reach… Continue Reading

Is Self-Publishing Right For You? A Quiz

Is Self-Publishing Right For You? A Quiz

Recently, more writers than ever have been choosing to self-publish their novels and memoirs. Dramatic changes in the publishing industry have allowed self-publishing to overcome its former stigma and become one of the most popular ways for authors to achieve their writing goals. But before you choose this path, it’s important to make sure that… Continue Reading

What To Keep In Mind When Self-Publishing A Collection Of Short Stories

What To Keep In Mind When Self-Publishing A Collection Of Short Stories

The attitude toward short story collections has been gradually shifting among readers. With the growing number of books being read on mobile devices, people are discovering that brevity can actually be a positive element in the pieces they’re reading. And well-known authors such as Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro, inaugural Folio Prize winner George Saunders, and winner… Continue Reading

What To Consider Before You Self-Publish A Poetry Book, Chapbook, or Collection of Poems

What To Consider Before You Self-Publish A Poetry Book, Chapbook, or Collection of Poems

Tired of trying to find a publisher for your poetry book, chapbook, or collection of poems? Most traditional, big-name publishers are not interested in poetry collections or chapbooks. As a result, there are many poets who have decided the time is NOW to take control of the publishing process and self-publish their poetry manuscripts. If you’re… Continue Reading

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