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Outside-The-Box Book Marketing Strategies ∣ Self-Publishing Relief

Outside-The-Box Book Marketing Strategies ∣ Self-Publishing Relief

Most writers are not marketing experts, but when you’re self-publishing your own book, all the promotional tasks fall directly on your shoulders. Being your own marketing manager may seem daunting—but it doesn’t have to be! The marketing experts at Self-Publishing Relief have some effective, outside-the-box book marketing strategies you can use that are easy to… Continue Reading

8 Self-Publishing Mistakes You Should Avoid │ Self-Publishing Relief

8 Self-Publishing Mistakes You Should Avoid │ Self-Publishing Relief

Not wanting to be at the beck and call of traditional publishing houses, many writers, both new and established, are now turning to self-publishing to get their books into the hands of their readers. Keep in mind, though, that self-publishing has many important steps and can be complicated, so it’s important to get it right.… Continue Reading

KDP vs. IngramSpark: Which Self-Publishing Platform Is Right For You? ∣ Self-Publishing Relief

KDP vs. IngramSpark: Which Self-Publishing Platform Is Right For You? ∣ Self-Publishing Relief

Now that you’re ready to self-publish, it’s time to decide which of the print-on-demand platforms you’ll choose. The biggest, most popular options are Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) and IngramSpark. The experts at Self-Publishing Relief know there are many similarities between these two self-publishing companies—and also some key differences. When it comes to KDP vs. IngramSpark,… Continue Reading

Copyright Facts: What Writers Need To Know | Self-Publishing Relief

Copyright Facts: What Writers Need To Know | Self-Publishing Relief

Many authors who choose to self-publish their books may wonder if they should also get a copyright. But is having a copyright actually necessary? Is your book already protected without a copyright? We aren’t lawyers, but the experts at Self-Publishing Relief have some facts that could help you make your decision about whether or not… Continue Reading

Say “No!” To These Self-Publishing Hard Sells ∣ Self-Publishing Relief

Say “No!” To These Self-Publishing Hard Sells ∣ Self-Publishing Relief

When you’re ready to self-publish your book, you need to choose a self-publishing company to work with. While there are many companies ready and willing to help you self-publish your book, choosing the right one for you can be tricky. There are scams and vanity publishers out there ready to take your hard-earned cash. And… Continue Reading

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

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

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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