Book Promotion/Platforms

How to Get Virtual Interviews

Even for Those Previously Out-of-Reach Shows! by Melissa Dalton Martinez I work in the media (mostly TV) and have some inside information for all you lovely authors out there. Now is an excellent time for you to get on TV, both within your home market and across the...

Nonfiction Cover Design—Must Knows & Nots

by Brian Halley with Mike Nash Book-cover design is about getting the reader’s attention (hooking them) and then reeling them in with promises about what transformative and/or emotionally and intellectually exciting experiences they’ll get from the book. If it’s...

Choosing Your Fiction Title

by Marla Buttars Coming up with a title can make even veteran authors groan in agony. Don’t believe us? Check out some of these original titles we found in an article from The Huffington Post: All’s Well That Ends Well  sends a much different message than War and...
How to Get Your Book Done Quickly

How to Get Your Book Done Quickly

A Cautionary Tale by Angela Eschler As a coach, speaker, or business owner, you may have heard that being a bestselling author gives you more credibility than being a doctor these days—that it’s the golden ticket to business success. So obviously, you need to get your...

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Finding a Marketable Angle

Finding a Marketable Angle

by Angela Eschler and Lindsay Flanagan What’s the number-one thing you should start with if you want to see your nonfiction book successfully published and your message gaining traction? Your angle. Finding Your Angle The way you approach your subject will either draw...

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How to Get on the New York Times Bestseller List

How to Get on the New York Times Bestseller List

  by Lindsay Flanagan and Angela Eschler with insights from best-selling author Heather B. Moore The New York Times  Bestseller List. The very name sends shivers down your writer’s spine. You envision your books will one day be emblazoned with the badge of honor...

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Book Promotion on a Budget

Book Promotion on a Budget

by Heather B. Moore Months ago, when I was strategizing my marketing campaign around becoming a U.S.A Today best-selling author, I knew that anything I could pay for to promote my book, I could do myself. The question became time versus money spent. In the end, I...

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How to Win Huge Exposure with Kindle Scout

How to Win Huge Exposure with Kindle Scout

By Rachelle J. Christensen Want a lot of exposure for your book? How about a shot at becoming a best-selling author with massive—free!—Amazon promotion? If you’ve got a fiction book, you’d better check out Kindle Scout, where readers help decide if your writing makes...

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Getting Your Book into Libraries

Getting Your Book into Libraries

by Lindsay Flanagan You want to build an audience for your books, and whether you’re traditionally or self published, finding readers in this saturated market can be hard. An often overlooked way to find fans is through the library—yes, that place you (or your...

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Your Book as Film: Wooing Hollywood

Your Book as Film: Wooing Hollywood

by Lindsay Flanagan It may seem like the majority of recent films are based on books. While it’s true that some of the biggest blockbusters in recent years are adapted from books, the ratio of all published books to those made into films is a much smaller number—it’s...

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