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8 Myths About Self-Publishing—Debunked | Self-Publishing Relief

8 Myths About Self-Publishing—Debunked | Self-Publishing Relief

Ever since Amazon dropped the price of a Kindle to under $100 in 2010, self-publishing has been a great way for authors to bring their books to the world. Yet, despite a decade of exponential growth and rising influence, myths about self-publishing still persist. If you’ve been thinking about self-publishing, don’t let these misconceptions stop… Continue Reading

4 Easy, Effective Public Speaking Tips For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

4 Easy, Effective Public Speaking Tips For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

Whether making a presentation via videoconferencing or standing in front of an audience, the idea of speaking to a group is enough to set many writers’ knees knocking. But as a self-published author, promoting your book is going to fall squarely on your shoulders—and that includes speaking events and readings. Don’t panic! The experts at… 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

What To Do If You Find An Error In Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

What To Do If You Find An Error In Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

In a perfect world, the hours and hours of time you’ve spent writing, proofreading, and meticulously preparing your book for self-publishing will guarantee that once you hit the “Publish” button, your book will be error-free and flawless. But unfortunately, mistakes have a way of sneaking into even the most thoroughly checked manuscripts. And the experts… 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

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

The Latest Cover Design Trend: Minimalist Book Cover Art | Self-Publishing Relief

The Latest Cover Design Trend: Minimalist Book Cover Art | Self-Publishing Relief

From self-published books, to traditionally published new releases, and even to reimagined covers of literary classics, cover art is trending toward minimalist design. And while it may seem simplistic, this design trend can be very powerful and effectively capture the mood of the book: serious, comedic, terrifying, romantic, and everything in between. The cover design… 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

Writer Freebie: Sample Author Interview Questions For Your Book Marketing Materials | Self-Publishing Relief

Writer Freebie: Sample Author Interview Questions For Your Book Marketing Materials | Self-Publishing Relief

As a self-published author, you need to market your own book if you want to make sales. And while you’re hand-selling your book, hosting reading events and book signings, and talking about your writing on a podcast or blog—you’re going to be asked questions. Readers will want to know more about you, your writing, and… Continue Reading

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