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7 Signs Of A Trustworthy Self-Publishing Company: How To Avoid Scams | Self-Publishing Relief

7 Signs Of A Trustworthy Self-Publishing Company: How To Avoid Scams | Self-Publishing Relief

You’ve given your blood, sweat, and tears to writing your book, and now you’re ready to self-publish. But that doesn’t mean all the hard work is over—now it’s important to be sure your book is in trustworthy, good hands! You don’t want to fall victim to self-publishing scams or have to fend off constant hard-sell tactics… Continue Reading

25 New Book Marketing Strategies For When You’ve Run Out Of Ideas | Self-Publishing Relief

25 New Book Marketing Strategies For When You’ve Run Out Of Ideas | Self-Publishing Relief

No book sells itself, so whether you’re self-published or traditionally published, effective book marketing strategies are vital to attracting the attention your work deserves. But what do you do when you’re fresh out of new ideas? Where can you go to find innovative strategies to boost your self-published book sales? And how can you continue… Continue Reading

Q&A: How To Properly Attribute Published Work In A Self-Published Collection | Self-Publishing Relief

Q&A: How To Properly Attribute Published Work In A Self-Published Collection | Self-Publishing Relief

Once you’ve assembled the poems or short prose you want to have in your self-published collection, the next step is to review the acknowledgments info you should also include. Any works in your collection that have been previously published in literary journals should note the details about that publication credit. The formatting experts here at… Continue Reading

Writer Freebie: Sample Author Interview Questions For Your Book Marketing Materials | Self-Publishing Relief

Writer Freebie: Sample Author Interview Questions For Your Book Marketing Materials | Self-Publishing Relief

As a self-published author, you need to market your own book if you want to make sales. And while you’re hand-selling your book, hosting reading events and book signings, and talking about your writing on a podcast or blog—you’re going to be asked questions. Readers will want to know more about you, your writing, and… Continue Reading

9 Effective Ways To Market Your Self-Published Book And Boost Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

9 Effective Ways To Market Your Self-Published Book And Boost Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

If you have a self-published book to sell, then you’ve probably heard the hype about how word-of-mouth recommendations and positive reviews build interest and convince readers to buy your book. And it’s all true! But these aren’t the only ways to generate book sales. At Self-Publishing Relief, our marketing experts know time-tested techniques that will… Continue Reading

Business Plan Guide And Planning Tools For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

Business Plan Guide And Planning Tools For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’re a self-published author, having a business plan is essential to your success. Let’s be honest: Writers may have brilliant, creative minds, but we’re often less gifted with business and marketing know-how. A business plan is a great tool that will guide you, keep you on track, and help you stay focused on your… Continue Reading

Before You Self-Publish Your Poetry Collection: Read These FAQs | Self-Publishing Relief

Before You Self-Publish Your Poetry Collection: Read These FAQs | Self-Publishing Relief

For the most part, unless you’re already famous, the traditional publishing houses aren’t interested in poetry collections. As a result, many poets who want to get their collections out into the world are choosing to self-publish. But where do you begin? Self-Publishing Relief has the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about… Continue Reading

7 Strategies To Promote Your Self-Published Memoir | Self-Publishing Relief

7 Strategies To Promote Your Self-Published Memoir | Self-Publishing Relief

Writing a memoir is a deeply personal experience. It takes a tremendous amount of self-reflection to craft your life experiences into an engaging story. Now that you’ve completed that richly rewarding journey and self-published your book, it’s time to think about ways to share your memoir with readers. The marketing experts at Self-Publishing Relief recommend… Continue Reading

5 Conversation Starters To Help You Hand-Sell Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Conversation Starters To Help You Hand-Sell Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

It’s no secret that writers are not exactly social butterflies known for their intrinsic marketing and promotion capabilities. And guess what? They aren’t generally great salespeople either. In fact, what attracts most authors to the craft is the solitary nature of it. But if you are an author—especially a self-published author—salesmanship is invaluable to your… Continue Reading

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