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Use These Acting Tips To Sell More Self-Published Books | Self-Publishing Relief

Use These Acting Tips To Sell More Self-Published Books | Self-Publishing Relief

Now that you’ve self-published your book, it’s time for the one thing most writers dread more than an editor’s red pen: marketing and promotion. Many writers are a bit shy about speaking in public, and the thought of having to actively promote and pitch their books gets them tongue-tied. The marketing experts at Self-Publishing Relief… Continue Reading

Cover Art Trends In Self-Published Historical Fiction | Self-Publishing Relief

Cover Art Trends In Self-Published Historical Fiction | Self-Publishing Relief

Your self-published book may be historical fiction, but that doesn’t mean your cover art has to be stuck in the past! The latest cover art trends for historical fiction are taking the genre in a direction that’s more aesthetically pleasing to the modern reader without necessarily sacrificing old-fashioned charm. Our forecasters at Self-Publishing Relief predict… Continue Reading

10 Mistakes That Could Turn Off Book Buyers—Fast | Self-Publishing Relief

10 Mistakes That Could Turn Off Book Buyers—Fast | Self-Publishing Relief

At Self-Publishing Relief, we know it’s a crowded book-buying world—and it’s getting more competitive every day. In 2018, over one million self-published books landed on the virtual shelves! With so many options for readers, self-published authors only have a few seconds to capture a potential online buyer’s attention. And how do you do that? You… Continue Reading

How To Get People Talking Online About Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Get People Talking Online About Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

One of the biggest challenges self-published authors face is effectively promoting their books. Advertising and discount-price strategies can only go so far. Constantly announcing your book launch on social media can quickly get you branded as a spammer. And none of these methods takes advantage of the single most powerful way to sell anything—get people… Continue Reading

5 Signs You’re Ready To Self-Publish A Short Story Collection | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Signs You’re Ready To Self-Publish A Short Story Collection | Self-Publishing Relief

The decision to self-publish a short story collection is not an easy one to make. Are you really prepared? Is it worth your time and effort? Is it the right choice for your career? At Self-Publishing Relief, our experts know there are certain signs to watch for that indicate you are ready to self-publish a… Continue Reading

The Indie Author’s 6-Step Guide To Goodreads Networking and Marketing | Self-Publishing Relief

The Indie Author’s 6-Step Guide To Goodreads Networking and Marketing | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’re obsessed with reading (like everyone here at Self-Publishing Relief!), then you’ve probably heard of Goodreads.com. This social cataloging site allows members to create libraries and reading lists of books they’ve read or plan to read, and to check out book reviews by other bibliophiles. With an ever-growing audience focused on books and reading—over… Continue Reading

4 Tips For Self-Publishing A Mixed-Genre Book Of Poems, Stories, And Essays | Self-Publishing Relief

4 Tips For Self-Publishing A Mixed-Genre Book Of Poems, Stories, And Essays | Self-Publishing Relief

Hey, writer—mixology isn’t just for craft cocktails! Mixing genres is becoming more and more popular each day. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know it’s not easy to traditionally publish poetry books and short prose collections, so self-publishing offers an excellent alternative. But what about books that include two or more different genres in a single collection?… Continue Reading

The Definitive Guide To Marketing Your Book To Book Clubs | Self-Publishing Relief

The Definitive Guide To Marketing Your Book To Book Clubs | Self-Publishing Relief

Writer, one of the best ways to market yourself and your book is through promotions to book clubs and reader groups. If you’re a self-published author with an entrepreneurial spirit, here’s a guide to marketing your book to book clubs in order to help generate book sales and increase your visibility. Check out these tips… Continue Reading

5 Ways To Help Readers Find Your Self-Published Book Online | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Ways To Help Readers Find Your Self-Published Book Online | Self-Publishing Relief

Since the introduction of e-book readers and print-on-demand publishing, self-publishing has been growing by leaps and bounds. In 2018 alone, over one million self-published titles were released! The experts at Self-Publishing Relief know that all this competition for readers’ attention makes boosting the visibility of your book a real challenge. 5 Ways You Can Make… Continue Reading

12 Heart-Stopping Techniques To Write A More Emotional Book Summary Of Your Self-Published Novel | Self-Publishing Relief

12 Heart-Stopping Techniques To Write A More Emotional Book Summary Of Your Self-Published Novel | Self-Publishing Relief

Consumers lean heavily on their emotions when making purchasing decisions, whether they’re buying a house, an engagement ring, or a box of cereal. So it should come as no surprise that buying a book can also be an emotional choice. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know that when readers are choosing a book, they want to… Continue Reading

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