Resources and tips for the self-published author.

Take the Guess Work Out of Self-Publishing

by Auburn Seal •  April 5, 2016  •   Follow

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Being an independent author in 2016 is an exciting and sometimes daunting career path. An author-entrepreneur must wear many hats, not the least of which is that of student.

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Let’s face it. There is a lot to learn. Regardless of your experience level in any particular niche, being a writer and publisher and a marketer and a tech guru is overwhelming. Early in my career as an indie author I scoured the internet searching for any information I could get.

Your internet searches might look something like:

How to write complex characters?

How to write in third person?

The most successful authors are spending a lot of time becoming better authors. As it should be!

So asking yourself the question “How do I self-publish?” can feel as though it is splitting your attention. Spoiler Alert: It is! And because the answer to that very benign-looking question is actually infinite in its answer, you could spend forever trying to find the answers.

I know we all love a good mystery, but when our time is best spent writing, hours combing the internet for how-to guides can feel like a waste of time.

Bibliocrunch has taken the guess work out of the equation for you. Are you wondering how to market your book? How to get more reviews? What about building an author website or understanding the intricacies of social media?

If you are a self-published author (or hope to be), save yourself some time and check out the many video courses that Bibliocrunch offers at learnselfpublishingfast.com

Don’t waste any more valuable time searching through thousands of internet pages for the specific skill you are seeking to learn. Instead, check out the variety of courses we offer. We’ve done the leg work so you don’t have to. What’s even more awesome is that we are constantly adding more classes as we hear from authors about specific needs.

Like this one: The Author’s Guide to Free and Discounted Book Promotions.

Offering promotions, both free and discounted, can be a powerful tool in driving your book sales and increasing reviews. Learn the ins and out of both types of promotions and make an educated decision about book promotion. Deciding whether to sell your books exclusively on one platform or across many will affect the options you will have for promoting your book; make that decision as an informed author after finishing this course. You’ll also learn where to advertise your free or discounted book.

If you are wondering about the best practices for putting your book on sale, check out our most recent course: The Author’s Guide to Free and Discounted Book Promotions.

Remember, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. If you have a question about self-publishing, we probably have the answer!

 

About Auburn Seal

Auburn Seal enjoys zipping through life in the lovely Pacific Northwest where she finds herself surrounded by a great family—one super-cool husband and three awesome children—and gorgeous scenery. She is a fair-weather blogger (it’s possible she has commitment issues), and has a unique ability to weave the dead into her stories. Auburn graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Student Loans. Oops, Justice Studies. Note the irony. Still, Go Sun Devils!