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Authors: Make The Most Of Your Book Review Quotes And Endorsements | Self-Publishing Relief

Authors: Make The Most Of Your Book Review Quotes And Endorsements | Self-Publishing Relief

Writers know it. Readers know it. Traditional publishers know it. And Self-Publishing Relief knows it too: Good reviews sell books. In an industry that typically sees breakout books rise to stardom through word-of-mouth book sales, what people are saying about your self-published book can be a huge factor in its success. So how can you… Continue Reading

How To Stay Out Of Trouble When Self-Publishing Your Memoir | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Stay Out Of Trouble When Self-Publishing Your Memoir | Self-Publishing Relief

For some writers, self-publishing a memoir is an important way to finalize their legacies and show their impact on the world. But if your memoir features anyone other than you (and unless you grew up on a deserted island, it will), Self-Publishing Relief recommends that you take steps to make sure you’re within your legal… Continue Reading

5 Ways To Stay Positive When Self-Publishing Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Ways To Stay Positive When Self-Publishing Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Sometimes the process of self-publishing your book can seem overwhelming. When the cover color doesn’t look right, or formatting the book is taking an excruciatingly long time, or your publish date keeps getting pushed back, or one hundred other things go wrong—you might be tempted to give up on your dream. Setbacks and surprises may… Continue Reading

Create A Business Plan For Your Self-Publishing Empire

Create A Business Plan For Your Self-Publishing Empire

If you’re diving into the world of self-publishing, the best thing you can do for yourself is become your own CEO. And few CEOs would leap into a major investment without a business plan in place. Before you launch your self-publishing empire, consider creating a written business plan that will guide your efforts and crystallize… Continue Reading

Putting Off Self-Publishing? 4 Signs You’re Ready—Now

Putting Off Self-Publishing? 4 Signs You’re Ready—Now

Many writers have no qualms about jumping right in to polish up and finish their book manuscripts, and then querying agents for representation. But when it becomes clear that self-publishing is their best option—some authors hesitate. Are you procrastinating about making the decision to self-publish your book? Here are some signs that you’re ready to take the plunge: Telltale… Continue Reading

Write Back Cover Copy That’s Tailored To Sell Your Self-Published Book

Write Back Cover Copy That’s Tailored To Sell Your Self-Published Book

Authors who are chasing a traditional publishing deal often consider writing a query letter to be one of their hardest tasks. Writers who are self-publishing their books don’t have to worry about writing a query letter…but they still have to write the summary for the back cover of their books—and that can be just as… Continue Reading

Increase Sales Of Your Self-Published Book While On Vacation

Increase Sales Of Your Self-Published Book While On Vacation

You may be taking a well-earned break, but the marketing campaign for your self-published book should still be hard at work helping to build sales. Luckily, maintaining your promotional momentum through new and existing campaigns while you’re on vacation is now easier than ever—you can literally take your campaign on the road! How To Run Your… Continue Reading

Networking No-Nos For Self-Published Writers

Networking No-Nos For Self-Published Writers

Self-published authors sometimes get a bad rap for being too “pushy” while trying to sell their books. Without the help and guidance of an in-house marketing department, it can be tricky to achieve the perfect self-promotion balance required for effective networking—you don’t want your enthusiasm to overpower your good manners! Here are some tips that will help… Continue Reading

10 Deadly Sins Of Marketing For Self-Published Writers

10 Deadly Sins Of Marketing For Self-Published Writers

An aggressive marketing campaign can rocket your self-published book into best-sellerdom. But if your marketing campaign is too aggressive, your sales will crash and burn instead. Here’s how to know if your promotional efforts are dynamic or dead wrong. 10 Things You Should Never Do If You’re Marketing A Self-Published Book Never expect that other… Continue Reading

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