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Writer: What You Need To Know About The End Of CreateSpace | Self-Publishing Relief

Writer: What You Need To Know About The End Of CreateSpace | Self-Publishing Relief

There’s news in the self-publishing industry: Amazon’s CreateSpace print-on-demand platform is closing its doors. More accurately, Amazon is folding CreateSpace into its Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) division. Here at Self-Publishing Relief, we’ve been watching this development closely. The merger is a work in progress, but this is what you need to know as of now… Continue Reading

Self-Publishing: Should You “Go Wide” With Multiple Retailers? | Self-Publishing Relief

Self-Publishing: Should You “Go Wide” With Multiple Retailers? | Self-Publishing Relief

Self-publishing offers great opportunities for savvy authors, but it also means tackling challenging production, marketing, and distribution decisions. The experts at Self-Publishing Relief know that one of the most vexing decisions is whether you should self-publish on one retailer, such as Amazon, or “go wide” and publish across many. The Pros And Cons Of Self-Publishing… Continue Reading

How To Enroll Your Book In The Kindle Unlimited Program—And Should You? | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Enroll Your Book In The Kindle Unlimited Program—And Should You? | Self-Publishing Relief

As a self-published author, you’re always on the lookout for ways to increase the discoverability of your books. What else can you do to boost profits in addition to promoting your book on social media, scheduling book signings, and blogging regularly? Here’s an idea from Self-Publishing Relief: Although it’s not right for everyone, getting your… Continue Reading

5 Ways To Make Your Self-Published Book Stand Out On Amazon

5 Ways To Make Your Self-Published Book Stand Out On Amazon

In the twenty-odd years since Amazon was founded as an online bookstore, the world’s largest Internet retailer has transformed the publishing business. Amazon is now responsible for about two-thirds of all sales of print books as well as eBooks. With that much power, maximizing the Amazon book page for your self-published book is a savvy… Continue Reading

Book Reviews vs. Book Sales: The Self-Published Author’s Catch-22

Book Reviews vs. Book Sales: The Self-Published Author’s Catch-22

Garnering reviews is instrumental to successful book sales, especially on Amazon. Sales analysts and industry influencers will tell you that getting highly rated reviews on Amazon will increase book sales—and they’re right. But if you’ve self-published your book, how do you get reviews if no one’s bought the book yet? You need reviews to sell books…but… Continue Reading

5 Ways Self-Publishing Has Got It Right

5 Ways Self-Publishing Has Got It Right

In the last few years, self-publishing has become a popular alternative to traditional publishing. And many self-published books have achieved great success in the form of sales, critical acclaim, and film adaptations. While traditional publishing continues to close the door on many hopeful authors by admitting only a select few into their fold, self-publishing has been… Continue Reading

Which Self-Published Genres Sell The Most Books? Self-Publishing Relief Has The Answer!

Which Self-Published Genres Sell The Most Books? Self-Publishing Relief Has The Answer!

You’re at the starting gate, ready to self-publish your book. But how do you know if you have a winner? We at Self-Publishing Relief know that while some genres seem to enjoy unbridled success when self-published, others fall behind in the race for sales. Take a look at the top-selling genres in self-publishing to find out where… Continue Reading

How Should I Price My E-Book?

How Should I Price My E-Book?

After you’ve spent countless hours writing, editing, and agonizing over it, your book manuscript is sure to seem priceless to you. But if you’re planning to sell your book, you will need to come up with an appropriate sales price. So how will you know if you’re pricing your book too high, too low, or just right? We’ve done… Continue Reading

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