Twitter for authors: The fundamentals (UPDATED)

One of our guiding principles is to offer authors a solid ground to stand on. Social media can be confusing. But finding the right network can give authors a strong platform to work with.

How to use keywords to make your eBook as visible as possible

What are keywords? They’re the words you use to describe your book. Sometimes you’ll hear them called keyword phrases, but that just means keywords that are more than one word long. For example, “hero” is a keyword and “android hero” is a keyword phrase. Amazon asks...

Prep your book for its KDP Select free promo days

A step-by-step guide, with best practices! Once you sign up for KDP Select and figure out what you can do with your exclusive Amazon ebook, you may find a small bump in the road. Actually it may look more like a big, honking wall. The wall is spray painted with large...

First adopters of Amazon Ads for authors have a big advantage (if they look at history)

Amazon is a big search engine. Now that they offer ads, how can we leverage it to sell books?

Serial Box promises readers an HBO for books. Interested?

Serial Box promises an HBO for eBooks. Is this marketing or a really good idea?

The Author’s Toolbelt: Send to Kindle

Have a thousand book marketing posts ready to read? Make it easy on the eyes with Send to Kindle!

You Should Be Writing! Episode 19 | Tripwire pages! Yes, you need one.

Tripwire pages are an excellent way to make some extra dough. Get John’s breakdown of how they work and why you should have it in your author marketing...

You Should Be Writing! Episode 23 | Litsy social network & Launch Team management

Litsy, Launch Team management and holy/holey Harry Potter.

How authors can use Amazon Giveaways to get more Twitter followers

Did you know Amazon Giveaways allows you to create a contest for your eBook?

You Should Be Writing! Episode 3 | Bookbub, keywords and Adwords, oh my!

John and Ben cover a lot in 30 mins! Try to keep up!

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Nothing beats the Divi theme for making you and your books look good.

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Tips and tricks from our podcast, 'You Should Be Writing!'

We’re here to help! Get a proverbial kick in the pants with our podcast, You Should Be Writing!

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Facebook sells books. Here's how.

Facebook can help you sell your books. Learn more about the system we use to sell.

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