Category Archives: Sales

ISBNs: What Self-Publishing Authors Need To Know | Self-Publishing Relief

ISBNs: What Self-Publishing Authors Need To Know | Self-Publishing Relief

Self-publishing your book means you have to make a lot of decisions, and one of those will be about ISBNs. Should you purchase your own or use the free ISBN provided by the publishing platform? Is it worth the cost? What is an ISBN’s purpose? The experts at Self-Publishing Relief have all the answers self-publishing… 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

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

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

4 Digital Promo Giveaways Book Readers Love To Get From Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

4 Digital Promo Giveaways Book Readers Love To Get From Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

Readers love getting freebies from their favorite authors! And digital promo giveaways are an inexpensive (and frankly, quite easy) way to make your fans feel special. They’re also a great way to give your book a marketing boost by tying it into the giveaway. If you need some ideas, the experts at Self-Publishing Relief have… Continue Reading

How To Share Excerpts And Teasers From Your Self-Published Book To Boost Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Share Excerpts And Teasers From Your Self-Published Book To Boost Sales | Self-Publishing Relief

Finally, after all the blood, sweat, and tears that go into writing, editing, and publishing a book, your self-published book is available for purchase! So now you can sit back and relax, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, books don’t sell themselves. And as a self-published author (and even as a traditionally published author!) you are responsible for… Continue Reading

5 Reasons Readers Pay More For Some Books (And How It Affects Your Self-Published Book Pricing) | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Reasons Readers Pay More For Some Books (And How It Affects Your Self-Published Book Pricing) | Self-Publishing Relief

You’ve seen it happen: A self-published book’s asking price is less than a dollar, yet it never sells. Meanwhile, another self-published book with a heftier price tag is flying off the virtual shelf! Why are readers willing to pay more for some books than others? At Self-Publishing Relief, we know the secrets to effectively pricing… Continue Reading

How To Get Over Your Fear Of Being Annoying While Selling Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Get Over Your Fear Of Being Annoying While Selling Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

While writing a novel may be a solitary venture, marketing the book is anything but. If you want to boost sales beyond friends and family members, you need to get out there and sell your self-published book and yourself to potential readers. Often, writers find that “selling themselves” is harder than the actual act of… 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

7 Ideas To Keep The Party Going After Readers Finish Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

7 Ideas To Keep The Party Going After Readers Finish Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

You’ve done it! You’ve self-published a novel or nonfiction book that readers are actually buying and enjoying. But once your readers finish your book—now what? At Self-Publishing Relief, we recommend self-published authors use the final pages of the book, called the back matter, to direct readers toward certain actions in order to forge a connection… Continue Reading

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