Only use our Reader Teams tool if you want to bond with your fans and launch better books 😉

Since the early days of eBook marketing, John Logsdon and I have been watching for tools that consistently connect authors to their readers. We hate flash-in-the-pan tactics to get readers because even if they work in the short term they tend to become habit, making...

ReaderLinks Features #1: Links!

One of our favorite features in ReaderLinks is the original feature...links! We were tired of trying to sift through the mess that bit.ly made of our links. Why couldn't we organize the links by book? If only we could easily access the data for the promo link we put...

We’re proud to bring you… ReaderLinks!

Yeah, we've been quiet. But there's a good reason. Okay, a GREAT reason. There's a lot of advice in the book publishing world. From ads to social media to KDP vs. wide distribution; everyone has an opinion. Some of the information is accurate. Some of it is hogwash....

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...

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

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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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