Self-Publishing Tips

6 Ways to Promote Your Book for Free Online

6 Ways to Promote Your Book for Free Online

These tips for promoting your book are free – but they still require effort! The right marketing tips will help you avoid paying money to PR companies and publicists – and these tips are for authors who have more time than money. Before the tips, a quip: “Success isn’t always an immediate change.” ~ Dirk […]

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Promoting a Book – Should You Hire a Book Promotion Company?

Promoting a Book – Should You Hire a Book Promotion Company?

Even before you get published, you need to start promoting your book! Should you hire a book promotion company? These five tips will help you answer these questions: What is the best book marketing service for me? Which promotion companies should I contact? How much will it cost to market and advertise my book? How can […]

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How to Sell eBooks – 7 Tips That Make Selling eBooks Easy

How to Sell eBooks – 7 Tips That Make Selling eBooks Easy

Knowing how to sell ebooks is crucial to earning a living as a writer. Here are seven tips that make selling ebooks seem easy — but it still takes time and effort. These marketing tips aren’t just about selling more books – they’re about figuring out who you are as a writer (your brand) and sharing […]

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How Do I Write an eBook? 5 Writing and Self-Publishing Tips

How Do I Write an eBook? 5 Writing and Self-Publishing Tips

Question from a blogger: “How do I write an ebook?” These writing and self-publishing tips are based on my experience – I wrote four Quips and Tips ebooks in six months. It’s easy for me to write, format, and self-publish ebooks. Marketing is the hard part! I know how to market them and I’m not afraid of self-promotion, […]

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How to Write a Google Adsense Ad to Sell Your eBook

How to Write a Google Adsense Ad to Sell Your eBook

Writing an ebook is a great way to earn passive income…if you can sell it! Google Adsense advertising can be an effective way to promote and sell your book, especially if you’re armed with tips. Here’s what I learned from writing my Google Adsense ad for 73 Ways to Fire Up (or Just Fire) the Muse… Before […]

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After Writing an E-Book – Pricing, Marketing, and Landing Pages

After Writing an E-Book – Pricing, Marketing, and Landing Pages

What do writers do after writing an eBook? After all, writing eBooks isn’t just about researching, editing, and making money! Successful authors also need to know about pricing, creating landing pages, marketing, and selling their eBooks. Here’s what one successful writer says about his line of eBooks: “Since writing my first eBook, I’ve learned better formatting […]

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Developing a Writing Plan in 4 Easy Steps

Developing a Writing Plan in 4 Easy Steps

Written by on March 18, 2010 in Non-Fiction Writing, Self-Publishing Tips with 6 Comments

If you develop a writing plan, you’re more likely to stay motivated and disciplined to write.  These steps to developing a writing plan are from author Laura Cross, of NonfictionInk. Before the tips, a quip: “Half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up to get it.” ~ Sidney Howard You can […]

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Self-Publishing Your Book – 6 Tips for Print on Demand Publishing

Self-Publishing Your Book – 6 Tips for Print on Demand Publishing

Written by on March 16, 2010 in Books, Non-Fiction Writing, Self-Publishing Tips with 6 Comments

Self-published author Gang Chen describes how he earns $30,000 a month with “print on demand” (POD) publishing, and why he’ll soon self-publish his third book with Outskirts Press. He’s a primo example of self-publishing success! “The economy wasn’t so bad when I started thinking about self publishing my first book, Planting Design Illustrated,” says Chen. […]

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Self-Publish or Find a Publisher? 6 Benefits of Self-Publishing

Self-Publish or Find a Publisher? 6 Benefits of Self-Publishing

Written by on July 28, 2008 in Books, Self-Publishing Tips with 0 Comments

Should you self-publish your book or find a publisher? These six benefits of self-publishing will help you decide if you should tackle the publishing world yourself, or keep knocking on traditional book publishers’ doors…. But first, a quip: “I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.” ~ […]

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What is a Writer’s Platform? 10 Tips for a Writing Portfolio

What is a Writer’s Platform? 10 Tips for a Writing Portfolio

First, you must learn what a writer’s platform is. Then, you must use these tips for building your online writing portfolio – because a writer’s platform will help you get published and increase book sales! These tips are for writers who want to reach more readers and show publishers their skill. Before the tips, a quip: “What […]

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