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Writing Novels to Sell: What Literary Agents Won’t Tell You #amwriting #writetip #Romance #WIP

Your goal is to become a New York Times bestseller and rake in beaucoup bucks.  Your novel is ready.  You’ve done your literary agent research, and you’ve identified your dream rep.  It’s time to query. Now here’s a healthy dose of reality. Literary agents are in the business of SELLING.  That makes literary agents SALES […]

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ePublishing from a Publisher’s Perspective: Nina Paules, CEO

Note from Adrienne deWolfe:  I’m thrilled to welcome today’s guest columnist, my publisher’s very own CEO: Nina Paules, founder of ePublishing Works. Here’s your chance to ask lots of questions (via the Comments Section) of an industry professional who know’s digital publishing inside and out! EPublishing Works, which is headquartered in Pennsylvania, tripled in size […]

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Facebook Apps for Writers: Market Your Book to More Readers

If you’re still learning your way around Facebook, you may not be aware that you can add some nifty author apps to your Fan Page — apps that can help you market your books. These apps are super-easy to install. The vast majority require no website design experience and will take you less than 10 […]

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Book Marketing Strategy: 6 Tips for Promoting Books with an Excerpt

Book Marketing Strategy: 6 Tips for Promoting Books with an Excerpt What considerations should go into choosing a book excerpt? First and foremost, an excerpt is a SALES TOOL. If you keep that in mind, you’re already leagues ahead of most touring authors. If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that I work […]

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Advertising Results: Does a Book Bub Ad Increase Sales?

Welcome back!  The results are in!  Today, I’m reporting on the double-whammy advertising experiment that I conducted for 24 hours on Jan. 28.  My novel, Texas Outlaw, was featured simultaneously in two powerful advertising programs:  Book Bub and eReader News Today (ENT.) Before this experiment began, Texas Outlaw ranked somewhere above 160K on Amazon.   […]

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Indie Author Tips: Join Forces for Greater Marketing Impact

  Indie Authors Join Forces for Greater Book Marketing Impact By Sydney Jane Baily Hi everyone. First, I want to thank Adrienne deWolfe for inviting me on her site. It’s obviously a busy and informative place. Many writers websites aren’t so busy; they’re more like lone candles on a very dark prairie—hard to notice and […]

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Book Cover Art That Sells Your Novel

Welcome Indie Author and Graphic Artist, Nancy Lee Badger!  Today, Nancy has agreed to share her journey from small-press author to book-cover artist – a journey she didn’t dream that she would be taking, at first.  Be sure to check out her cover art tips and recommended cover artists / photo sites at the end […]

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Want to Make Money? Consider Promoting with SWAG

Authors are always looking for ways to entice readers to pay attention to them.  With newsletters, ebooks and other easily distributed digital material proliferating on the Internet, some authors have made a point of standing out from the crowd by offering SWAG to their readers. What is SWAG?  In my marketing days, we used to […]

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Book Marketing: Effective Management of Street Team

Author Sabrina York is back with the third installment in her 3-part series on Street Teams. Today’s installment is about effective management: the down side to running your volunteer organizaiton. If you like this featured series, make sure you don’t miss all our book marketing and promotion tips!  Subscribe to our RSS feed, or receive […]

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Book Marketing: Leveraging Your Street Team for Book Promotion

After Sabrina York’s guest post last Friday, in which she talked about creating Street Teams for book marketing and promotion purposes, you may have wondered, “What can I assign my loyal army of fans to DO?” Great question!  And today, Sabrina’s back with lots of book marketing and promotion tips related to Street Teams.  If […]

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