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Say “No!” To These Self-Publishing Hard Sells ∣ Self-Publishing Relief

Say “No!” To These Self-Publishing Hard Sells ∣ Self-Publishing Relief

When you’re ready to self-publish your book, you need to choose a self-publishing company to work with. While there are many companies ready and willing to help you self-publish your book, choosing the right one for you can be tricky. There are scams and vanity publishers out there ready to take your hard-earned cash. And… Continue Reading

4 Easy, Effective Public Speaking Tips For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

4 Easy, Effective Public Speaking Tips For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

Whether making a presentation via videoconferencing or standing in front of an audience, the idea of speaking to a group is enough to set many writers’ knees knocking. But as a self-published author, promoting your book is going to fall squarely on your shoulders—and that includes speaking events and readings. Don’t panic! The experts at… Continue Reading

Should You Self-Publish With A Co-Author? | Self-Publishing Relief

Should You Self-Publish With A Co-Author? | Self-Publishing Relief

Choosing to self-publish a book with a co-author can be a difficult decision. Collaborating on a project means sharing the rewards of publishing, as well as the labor of planning, writing, releasing, and marketing the final product. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know that successfully self-publishing a book with a co-author also requires business savvy and… Continue Reading

Use Paid Social Media Ads To Promote Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Use Paid Social Media Ads To Promote Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’ve spent any time on social media recently, you’ve probably seen paid or sponsored advertisements. Writers who are looking for effective ways to promote their self-published books might wonder if these paid social media ads are worth the cost—especially when using social media is free. Here’s the scoop: The marketing experts at Self-Publishing Relief… Continue Reading

Why Wide Distribution Matters For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

Why Wide Distribution Matters For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

Self-publishing gives authors unlimited control over the writing, production, and marketing of their books. But being the CEO of your own publishing venture means you have to make a lot of tough decisions. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know one of the most fundamental choices is determining whether to publish exclusively on Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited platform,… Continue Reading

10 Pesky Self-Publishing Chores You Can Safely Outsource To Other People | Self-Publishing Relief

10 Pesky Self-Publishing Chores You Can Safely Outsource To Other People | Self-Publishing Relief

For many authors who self-publish their books, having complete control over every step of the design, packaging, pricing, and marketing of their books is a rewarding advantage of this “do it yourself” process. Yet the pressure to do every self-publishing chore—and do it right—can also be exhausting. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know the best way… Continue Reading

How To Connect With Readers Who Love Books (And Hopefully Will Buy Yours) | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Connect With Readers Who Love Books (And Hopefully Will Buy Yours) | Self-Publishing Relief

After all the hard work of writing, editing, proofreading, and navigating the process of self-publishing, finally, finally, your book hits the virtual bookstand. Congratulations from Self-Publishing Relief! But don’t sit back and relax just yet. Whether you’re traditionally published or self-published, now starts the task of getting your book in the hands of readers. How… Continue Reading

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

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