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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

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

5 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking About Self-Publishing | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking About Self-Publishing | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’re struggling with the question of whether or not you should self-publish your book, you’re not alone. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know many writers wonder if self-publishing is the right choice. You may be concerned that you don’t have the marketing chops needed or that the self-publishing process might be complicated and overwhelming. Before… 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

Business Plan Guide And Planning Tools For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

Business Plan Guide And Planning Tools For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’re a self-published author, having a business plan is essential to your success. Let’s be honest: Writers may have brilliant, creative minds, but we’re often less gifted with business and marketing know-how. A business plan is a great tool that will guide you, keep you on track, and help you stay focused on your… 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

Use These Acting Tips To Sell More Self-Published Books | Self-Publishing Relief

Use These Acting Tips To Sell More Self-Published Books | Self-Publishing Relief

Now that you’ve self-published your book, it’s time for the one thing most writers dread more than an editor’s red pen: marketing and promotion. Many writers are a bit shy about speaking in public, and the thought of having to actively promote and pitch their books gets them tongue-tied. The marketing experts at Self-Publishing Relief… 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

Wattpad: What Self-Published Authors Need To Know | Self-Publishing Relief

Wattpad: What Self-Published Authors Need To Know | Self-Publishing Relief

Launched in 2006, Wattpad is a free online publishing platform with over 70 million writers and readers. Authors of every possible genre have been flocking to Wattpad to discover, cultivate, and build a community of their own unique readers by instantly publishing work on this social media site. Most recently, Wattpad has caught the attention… Continue Reading

How Self-Published Writers Can Build Their Reputations Fast! |Self-Publishing Relief

How Self-Published Writers Can Build Their Reputations Fast! |Self-Publishing Relief

It’s a daunting prospect to start out as a self-published writer. Who is going to take you seriously when you don’t have a publishing track record? If you don’t have a mountain of book sales to point to, or don’t have any work already published in reputable literary journals, how will you gain the attention… Continue Reading

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