Category Archives: Inspiration for Self-Published Writers

Tips From Online Dating Profiles To Make Readers Fall In Love With Your Book

Tips From Online Dating Profiles To Make Readers Fall In Love With Your Book

Whether your “happily-ever-after” involves an engagement ring or an ISBN, more and more people are using the Internet to find a love match. According to a recent online study, approximately one-third of married couples met online. And when readers are searching for a book they’ll want to spend their days and nights with, many are… Continue Reading

The #1 Self-Publishing Hack: Think Like A CEO

The #1 Self-Publishing Hack: Think Like A CEO

Some self-publishing companies act as if becoming a success is simple: A few clicks of the mouse and you’re on your way to becoming a best seller! But the truth is, most well-known, self-published books didn’t spontaneously rise through the ranks; they were passionately and vigorously promoted into best-seller-hood by their authors. So what do famous… 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

Stop Revising Your Book And Self-Publish!

Stop Revising Your Book And Self-Publish!

  You’re almost ready to self-publish your book. You’ve written, revised, and touched up the manuscript. But if you’re like most writers, it’s hard to know when to stop tinkering and move on to the next step. If you worry too much about getting it exactly right, you might not get anywhere. So how do… 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

5 Self-Published Books That Were Made Into Movies | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Self-Published Books That Were Made Into Movies | Self-Publishing Relief

It’s a self-published author’s dream come true: Imagine having enough faith in your story that you take the leap and self-publish— and then your book not only flies off the shelves, it’s turned into a cinematic piece of art! We at Self-Publishing Relief know that nowadays, successful self-published books have the same chance at being made into… Continue Reading

5 Golden Rules Of Marketing Your Self-Published Book

5 Golden Rules Of Marketing Your Self-Published Book

For a self-published author, marketing may seem like a daunting task—it’s at least half the work of self-publishing! And it is important, because the effectiveness of your marketing strategy will ultimately make or break your book sales. With a quick Internet search, you’re sure to find lots of clever marketing advice, hacks, and tricks, but the… Continue Reading

4 Writers Associations For Indie Authors

4 Writers Associations For Indie Authors

While self-publishing your book can be very exciting and fulfilling, it can also be a bit overwhelming and lonely. Thankfully, there are writers groups for independent authors that can offer you support and advice as you make your way through the twists and turns of self-publishing your book. Here are a few organizations that can… Continue Reading

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