PROMOTION 101~ NOT JUST FOR NEWBIES

Wanna know the best promotion site of all time? I’m gonna tell you…right here, right now. It is under your nose: AMAZON. Absolutely, we all hunger for a Bookbub slot. But snagging a Bookbub slot is not a sure thing. I collect more rejections from Bookbub than I once did scouting for an agent or a publisher. […]

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Plotting Your Book’s Life in 2017

BETA TESTING THE VALUE OF SMALL PROMOTIONS There are two laments we hear day in and day out from indie authors: How do I get reviews and how do I promote my book? The first complaint can be easily addressed.  Put this gentle plea for a review right after THE END of your story.  More details […]

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FOR INDIE AUTHORS ONLY: HOW SAVVY ARE YOU~REALLY?

WHAT DO YOU KNOW? I have debated for months whether to blog on this topic or not. I just gave in. Sometimes when I read blogs by marketing doyennes such Jane Friedman, I feel like a rank amateur. Next, I’ll visit a Facebook page and a new indie author is asking: “Should I publish with Amazon or […]

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Mastering Amazon~Gloves Off

Getting to Know Amazon… The  brouhaha about Amazon and the Quality Control messages is still on simmer. We won’t know the shakeout until we cruise Amazon in early February and see those books with the Flags–if any. Meanwhile, we still have a lot to learn and we still have to sell our books. Amazon is a […]

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UPDATED! UH OH! Your books Aren’t Selling. NOW WHAT?

Perhaps the following will help… Since Amazon introduced Kindle Unlimited, a subscription service  for downloading  books onto  eReaders in mid-July 2014, those of us in Amazon Select saw some serious fluctuation in our royalties. My colleagues, who have in the past had successful Kindle Countdown Deals in which they saw 500+ downloads, often now see less than one […]

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eBook Promoters ~ The Best & The Worst Part 4

Putting the spotlight on Goodreads Ads and Amazon.com Campaigns…   This is the fourth in a series of articles about ebook promoters and indie author services. Have mercy! It may go on forever because every single day we indie authors are approached by new promoters entering our indie universe and asking for our $$$. In an […]

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eBook Promoters ~ The Best & The Worst Part 2

What makes a good promotion service? Here is the answer: Results. This the second in a series of articles about book promoters and promotion services for indie books.  In eNovel Authors at Work we tell it like it is. If you see a book promotion or author service on this site–we like it. We know […]

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Five eBOOK BASICS–Are you Getting it Right? Or Forgetting it Wrong?

Five Basic Steps to Best Book Presentation There are thousands of promoters and indie author insiders calling themselves Experts and every single one has some offer in hand that will teach you how to sell your book–or if you fork over $$$–they will sell your book for you and pretty soon you will be a bestselling […]

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ARE YOU MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR GIVEAWAYS?

Here is how to make the most of your giveaways We indie authors love our giveaways. We engage in Rafflecopters and blog tours and contests in which we give away books, swag, gift cards, and sometimes even Paypal $$$. eNovel Authors at Work tasks Book Partners in Crime Promotions (BPiC) to design our Rafflecopters and […]

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Win Books and More from Best Selling Authors!

  Novels by #eNovAaW Bestselling authors up for Grabs! Awesome Book Giveaway! $10 Amazon Gift Card from Jackie Weger Best Selling Romance Author   When Good Friends Go Bad by Ellie Campbell (eCopy) How To Survive Your Sister by Ellie Campbell (eCopy)Miranda Bay by Susan Tarr (eCopy) Phenomena: The Lost and Forgotten Children by Susan Tarr (eCopy) People We Love by Jenny Harper (eCopy) Mazie Baby by Julie Frayn (eCopy) It […]

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