Resources and tips for the self-published author.

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Goodreads Opens Giveaways to Ebooks

by Auburn Seal  •  September 8, 2016

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Attention Authors and Goodreads Lovers! Did you know that authors will soon be able to give away ebooks on Goodreads? They used to only allow giveaway promotions for paperbacks which precluded authors who only publish ebooks from participating. Let’s face it. Sometimes we get the ebook out well before the paperback goes live. Or maybe we

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4-Step Marketing Plan for a Book Series

by Auburn Seal  •  September 6, 2016

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Book marketing should be something that you plan out, an intentional strategy. Of course, you’ll want to consider the “usual” things like sending out advanced review copies (ARC’s), requesting reviews, creating launch day events both online and in person, promoting your title with various media outlets, using your email newsletter to your best advantage, etc.

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How to Promote Your Book on Twitter and Maximize Sales Without Embarrassing Yourself!

by Auburn Seal  •  August 23, 2016

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If you are a self-published author, you have likely discovered that you need to become your own marketing expert as well. And if you are marketing in 2016, you understand the importance of tapping into the amazing resource that is social media. There are some basic tips every author should know about Twitter before they

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Three Ways to Chill Out About Your Summer Sales Slump

by Auburn Seal  •  July 26, 2016

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If you’ve published any books, you have probably experienced the summer slump. Indie authors everywhere seem to notice a steep decline in sales around the second week of June and an increase in their blood pressure as they try to pull out all the stops and sell more books. What can the average indie author

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Learn How to Double and Triple Your Book Reviews

by Auburn Seal  •  March 29, 2016

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Every published author wants to know how to generate more reviews for their books. Bibliocrunch understands how important book reviews are and has created a FREE course to help you achieve that goal. How to Double and Triple Your Book Reviews is a FREE email course with actionable tips that every author can implement immediately to

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#IndieChat – How to Get Reviews for Your Book

by Miral Sattar  •  February 22, 2016

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On this week’s #indiechat, Tuesday, February 23rd at 4 PM EST, I’ll be discussing how to get press and reviews for your book.

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Webinar 3/1 – How to Boost Your Visibility on Amazon to Sell More Books

by Auburn Seal  •  February 8, 2016

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I’m so excited to be introducing our next FREE webinar for Bibliocrunch members titled, “How to Boost Your Visibility on Amazon to Sell More Books.”

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How to Leverage Keywords on Pinterest as an Author

by Guest Contributor  •  November 11, 2015

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Pinterest has always been a very tricky social media tool for both traditional and and self-published authors.


#Indiechat – Genres That Do Well in Self-Publishing

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  October 23, 2015

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    We have an exciting topic for this week’s #indiechat!

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#Indiechat – Leveraging Community Events to Market Books

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  June 25, 2015

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    We’re excited to have Joye Johnson as our guest on Tuesday’s #IndieChat on 6/30/15.