Resources and tips for the self-published author.

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Essential Ingredients for a Successful Publishing Career in a Packed Industry

by Auburn Seal  •  May 4, 2017

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The lightning fast changes in the publishing industry provide opportunity and limitations, all at once. As Indie authors, we have the ability to adjust our publishing plans and our writing schedules as quick as necessary to accommodate the ever-changing demands that come our way. But our ability to adapt creates its own challenges like a

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Publishing News Roundup Series: How to Market When You’re Not Good at Marketing

by Maureen Crisp  •  April 17, 2017

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  Writers are amazing at what they do. The struggle with self-published authors is how to do the other things that come along with publishing your book.


6 Easy Ways for Authors to Create a Brand and Learn to Market

by Auburn Seal  •  March 30, 2017

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Writing a book is only the beginning of the journey toward successful author. One of the other skills you must learn is marketing. There’s a lot involved in creating a marketing campaign for a specific book and it begins with creating your own author brand. Check out this infographic for easy tips that any author

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How to Treat Writing Like a Business and Rock Your Self-Publishing Goals

by Auburn Seal  •  September 1, 2016

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Do you treat your authoring as a profession or a hobby? There’s actually not a wrong answer to that question, by the way. Some folks write for the love of writing and some folks love to write but are also committed to making it a profitable business. You should know where you land in answer

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How Book Marketing is Like Online Dating

by Auburn Seal  •  August 25, 2016

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Finding your target audience in a sea of readers is much like trying to find a life partner in an ocean of single people. How can you find just the right match for your book? We are going to use the dating analogy to have some fun with this literary matchmaking project. When you fill

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Design an Author Website that Attracts Readers and Sells Books

by Auburn Seal  •  August 3, 2016

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You may have participated in Bibliocrunch’s webinar full of tips on helping your website become more visible in a Google search. If not, you are in luck, because there is another one today at 4pm EST and it’s not too late to register! But once you get potential readers to your site, how can you keep

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How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Book

by Auburn Seal  •  July 19, 2016

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Self-published authors wear many hats and once a book is written, edited, covered, and published, we need to become marketing mavens. Marketing via social media can be exciting since there are so many potential readers using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every single day. But it can also be difficult to get noticed. Adding visual content is proven

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Creating a Writing Room that Invigorates Creativity

by Auburn Seal  •  May 31, 2016

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We here at Bibliocrunch are thrilled to feature this guest post with fabulous ideas to create a writing room that rocks from the folks over at Modernize! Taking some time to design a space to foster your creativity is important and fun. Read on and be inspired! Creating a Writing Room that Invigorates Creativity By

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Avoid Common Writing Mistakes

by Auburn Seal  •  April 26, 2016

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Writing Mistakes. We all make them. Most of us try not to, and yet, sometimes the errors just leak out of us. Here are some common ones to watch for. Misuse of homophones might be one of my biggest pet peeves since the actual meaning of the word is wrong. Here’s a list from Scholastic

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Webinar 4/5 – How to Master Facebook as an Author

by Auburn Seal  •  March 15, 2016

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REGISTER FOR THE FREE WEBINAR I’m excited to announce the next FREE webinar offered by Bibliocrunch on April 5th, 2016 at 4 PM EST. Facebook marketing is still one of the most effective ways to reach and engage with readers. In this webinar, we’ll show you how to use Facebook as an author to promote

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