Category Archives: Self-Publishing

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

Why You Need An Editor Or Proofreader—BEFORE You Self-Publish | Self-Publishing Relief

Why You Need An Editor Or Proofreader—BEFORE You Self-Publish | Self-Publishing Relief

Writer, you know your book manuscript backward, forward, inside and out. And why shouldn’t you? You’ve edited and proofread every line so often, you’re probably seeing bright red proofreading marks in your sleep. But before you self-publish your book, the grammar gurus at Self-Publishing Relief have a few words of advice: Hire an editor or… 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

The Only Self-Publishing Checklist You’ll Need To Get Started | Self-Publishing Relief

The Only Self-Publishing Checklist You’ll Need To Get Started | Self-Publishing Relief

The number of books being self-published has been growing at an extraordinary rate, and more authors than ever before are considering self-publishing their books. If you’re thinking about self-publishing your novel, memoir, or collection of poetry or short stories, the experts at Self-Publishing Relief have put together this handy self-publishing checklist to help you get… Continue Reading

5 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking About Self-Publishing | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking About Self-Publishing | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’re struggling with the question of whether or not you should self-publish your book, you’re not alone. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know many writers wonder if self-publishing is the right choice. You may be concerned that you don’t have the marketing chops needed or that the self-publishing process might be complicated and overwhelming. Before… Continue Reading

Could Your Self-Published Book Benefit From Literary Agent Representation? | Self-Publishing Relief

Could Your Self-Published Book Benefit From Literary Agent Representation? | Self-Publishing Relief

Self-publishing a book allows indie authors to be in charge of every aspect of the business, from selecting the cover design to marketing the book itself. But the continuing demands on your time and energy can become overwhelming, especially when you’d rather be writing instead of dealing with the marketing aspects of promoting a self-published… 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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