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How To Write Book Group Discussion Questions For Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Write Book Group Discussion Questions For Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

The final pages of a book often contain supporting or explanatory material such as an index or a glossary, but at Self-Publishing Relief we know that your book’s back matter can do so much more! This is prime real estate for sections that can forge and strengthen bonds with your readers. It’s also a great… 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

DIY Clever Book Promo Goodies For Writing Conference Giveaway Tables | Self-Publishing Relief

DIY Clever Book Promo Goodies For Writing Conference Giveaway Tables | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’re marketing your self-published book at a conference, odds are there will be many other authors there doing the same thing. Making sure your name stands out is a difficult (but important) task. So where do you start? At Self-Publishing Relief, we know that if you want to sell more books at a writing… Continue Reading

10 Practical Tips For Your Book Signing Event: A Checklist For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

10 Practical Tips For Your Book Signing Event: A Checklist For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

A book signing is a great way to connect with your readers and promote your latest book. While there are no hard-and-fast industry standards for these events, we at Self-Publishing Relief have put together a practical checklist to maximize the fan base appeal and marketing potential of your next self-published book signing event. Use This… 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

People Who Can Legit Help You With Book Marketing And Promotion | Self-Publishing Relief

People Who Can Legit Help You With Book Marketing And Promotion | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’re thinking about recruiting someone to help promote your self-published book, the first person who may come to mind is a professional publicist. But if you’re looking for a more affordable alternative, the experts here at Self-Publishing Relief know there are other people who can help you get the word out about your self-published… Continue Reading

15 Weird Words Self-Published Authors Should Know | Self-Publishing Relief

15 Weird Words Self-Published Authors Should Know | Self-Publishing Relief

ASIN? ISBN? Self-Publishing terminology may seem like a weird foreign language to writers who haven’t run the gauntlet of publishing their books. But if you don’t know a blurb from a bleed—don’t worry! The experts at Self-Publishing Relief are ready to translate. Here are some key terms you need to know if you’re ready to… Continue Reading

Does Traditional Advertising Work For Promoting Self-Published Books? | Self-Publishing Relief

Does Traditional Advertising Work For Promoting Self-Published Books? | Self-Publishing Relief

Traditional advertising—magazine ads, website ads, radio spots, billboards, mailing lists, and essentially anything outside the realm of social media—can be a powerful engine for building your author brand and promoting your self-published book. But is the cost of traditional advertising worth the return on your investment? The experts at Self-Publishing Relief have the info that… Continue Reading

50 Great New Blog Post Ideas for Self-Published Authors (Plus Book Marketing Tips!) | Self-Publishing Relief

50 Great New Blog Post Ideas for Self-Published Authors (Plus Book Marketing Tips!) | Self-Publishing Relief

Many self-published writers have author websites (and if you don’t, you should!) where they actively maintain blogs to help build an audience for their books. But sometimes even the best creative writers will run out of ideas for their blogs. Self-Publishing Relief to the rescue! Check out our list of blog post ideas for marketing… Continue Reading

6 Book Marketing And Promotion Strategies Writers Might Want To Skip | Self-Publishing Relief

6 Book Marketing And Promotion Strategies Writers Might Want To Skip | Self-Publishing Relief

In today’s publishing marketplace, writers (even authors with big publishing houses behind them) need to find smart ways to promote their books. But what if you’ve self-published and are on a tight budget? When you need to carefully pick and choose your promotions, you might want to think twice before investing in these traditional book… Continue Reading

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