Archive for the 'Book Marketing' Category

Are You Marketing Your First Book? If Not~Why Not?

Well, by golly, the Gurus have Spoken… Telling you up front I like The Digital Reader. But a recent blog 8 Ways For Authors to Waste Their Their Money leads with the advice that an author should not start marketing until that author has published three books.  Now all of this advice is from the […]

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#Indie Authors~ Finally! A Library for your Print Editions

Finally! A Library that won’t refuse your book… Yep, all across America and Canada are Little Free Libraries~Take a book. Return a book. I first learned of these tiny street kiosks of books from a granddaughter, Jennifer,  who lives and works in Philadelphia. I gave her a few of my print editions to put in […]

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#New Indie Authors~ 5 Tips To Look Like a Pro

How Savvy Indie Authors Know You’re Not~ The “Tells” First, sharing this: I was reminded in a recent forum how dumb I seemed to indie authors and editors more experienced and savvier than I when I first stepped in the Digital Universe. I asked what I considered smart questions about ehow and got snark: “What? […]

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You Just Published Your First Book~What’s Next?

What you need to know… I shortened the title of this blog but usually the question we see in Forums and Facebook pages is: “I just published my first book. What do I do now? How do I sell it?” eNovel Authors at Work often gets emails:  “I love your site, how can I join?” […]

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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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