Category Archives: Self-Publishing Tips

Self-Publishing Tip #6 – Building Your Author Brand Series – Hiring Someone To Handle Social Media Posting #amwriting

While hanging out on various social media sites, I’ve seen some advertisements for companies that are charging for “Author Promotion”. To this end, some will offer to schedule book releases, blog hops, tweet blasts and other social media blasts. Having … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Tip #4 – Building Your Author Brand – Author Promotion Videos #amwriting

You have multiple books published and you’re wondering how to promote them all at once? Consider an Author Promotion Video. By pulling together short taglines about each book along with the book cover and other stock photos or video footage, … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Tip #3 – Building Your Author Brand Series – Banners #amwriting

Web banners are a great way to build your brand as an author. You need a visual that readers can associate with you as an author. It can either contain graphics from your most recent release or something that brands … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Tip #2 – Build Your Author Brand Series – Teasers #amwriting #indiepublished

This tip begins a five part series on Five Ways to Build Your Author Brand. The first tip is to use a teaser for your book. These are pictures that display a snippet or one liner about your story that you … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Tip #1 – NEVER Edit Your Own Work #amwriting

Everyone who owns a computer or tablet these days fancies themselves a writer. In my days as an EIC for a publishing company, I can’t tell you how many submissions I chucked due to poor editing, Gad Zooks! The manuscripts … Continue reading

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Working With a Book Cover Designer

I couldn’t have said this better myself. Good information to know when working with a cover designer. Thanks to Peter Fritze for writing this useful tip. Peter Fritze Last post in my series of blogs on how to self-publish, I … Continue reading

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