Archive for the 'Book Marketing' Category

Indie Authors: What’s Your Plan to Sell Books in 2018?

In eNovel Authors at Work we’re looking at what has worked for us and what has not in 2017. The past in review counts. Since mid 2014 promotions have not been as successful in the past.  Yes, our members have sold books. But we’ve also noticed our favorite promoters are not moving books as they […]

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2017 Coming to an end. What’s next?

2017 IS COMING TO A CLOSE ~ WE’RE EVALUATING WHAT WE’VE DONE AND GLORY BE! WHAT’S NEXT? This is a really tough blog to write because just when I think I’ve learned a few things, I find I’m eating Stupid for Breakfast again. When I first stepped into the indie publishing arena, I did what […]

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Hype and more Hype. What’s real?

 Indie author Alert:  How the heck do you sort the Wheat from the Chaff? Gonna tell you something. I’ve lived on a wheat farm and I know how to sort the wheat from the chaff. Sorting the good from the just plain awful in our indie universe is more difficult. The reason: We want to […]

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Book Reviews: The Good ~ The Bad ~ The Ugly

Julie Whiteley is a highly rated Goodreads and Amazon Reviewer with  one thousand+ Reviews posted on Amazon and Goodreads. Julie has gone upmarket with her blog with a new design: The Book Review. She also reviews for NetGalley.  Here’s Julie with part Two of  her series on Book Reviews. Hello, again, eNovel Authors. Here is part two […]

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The Numbers Game. How Are you Playing It?

What’s your Number? Find out the Best Numbers Here This happened: I lost my domain carrier for eNovel June of 2017. I could not convince those folks I owned this site. Luckily, my WordPress administrator saved all of my posts and I bought a domain elsewhere. But eNovel of old had 50K visitors a month. […]

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How Do I Get Visible & Sell Books?

Not a day goes by that this question is posted in community Forums and Facebook rooms… How do I get visible and sell books? You know, and every savvy indie author knows the above is a post from a new author. We also see: “I published my book this week on Amazon. Now what do […]

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Review Mania ll

REVIEW MANIA II It never stops… Good afternoon. I’m Jackie Weger, Founder of eNovel Authors at Work. It has been a short three years  since I stepped into our indie author universe. The single word that has resonated during these years is Review. Spend ten minutes surfing Facebook and lurking in forums and you will […]

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Reviews! Author Achilles Heel

Author Achilles Heel ~ Reviews…Again… Oh, Mercy me…I don’t know where my brain was when I considered it was just indie authors hungering for reviews. Nope. Contracted authors, especially those under contract with small publishers or online publishers are searching for reviews, too.  I’m hearing from them. So called experts and PR folks who want […]

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MASTERING AMAZON ~ Second in the Series

Getting the Most out of  Amazon Like most indie authors, I’m always searching for ways to get my books visible. Over the past four years changes in our digital industry seem moment-to-moment, but for certain changes move in cycles. When I stepped into the indie universe Romance was at the top of Bookbub’s pricing list. […]

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Can you make $$$ on Smaller promotions?

Blogging results of small promotions. Are they worth the effort? You decide. Last December I blogged about beta testing promotions sans a Bookbub slot. I wanted to learn if indie authors could earn out in promotions less costly than Bookbub. The answer on the first beta test was YES. Read it HERE. The thing about […]

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