Some authors are gifted with certain special attributes that make them naturally attractive to readers. They are insanely different yet confident in their ways, and readers cannot help but flock to them by the numbers. Lucky authors! Albeit, the rest of us — ordinary authors
As thousands of new authors publish thousands of new books each year, the indie publishing industry will become a tougher terrain to navigate for the average author. Notice how much has changed in just a few years. Many indie authors who would’ve been in the
Without a proper reader acquisition funnel, you are practically wasting your time as an indie author. When I talk to authors about their publishing models, I am surprised to find that many don’t even know what a “reader acquisition funnel” is. When I ask them
If you did not receive the newsletter email yesterday, Amazon has officially begun its book advertising program for KDP authors. If you pay Amazon some advertising dollars, Amazon will increase the visibility of your book, giving you more exposure onstore and in its search results.
In our last article on the subject, we talked about how getting a professional website and building your reader email list can take you from a published author to a selling author. Today, we will focus on the technical aspect of driving such progressive growth.
Powered by Indie: Why is Amazon Celebrating Indie Authors at a Time When Indie Sales are at All-Time Low?
Starting from the beginning of March, Kindle book sales generated by indie titles at Amazon have slumped to an all-time low. This is not news for Amazon or for indie authors who are published at Amazon since indie published titles have literally fallen out of
If you are a new author or indie publisher, you may not be aware that there are certain necessary tools that you must procure if your goal is to make your work life easier and faster. With experience, however, comes the desire for ease, speed
Why do some indie authors become immensely successful while others continue to struggle? Why does success come easier to some authors even though they don’t appear to be doing anything differently? In this article, I am going to expound on something they call the “secret
Many professional authors started out as indie authors who had to do it all alone — basically by themselves — without any sort of help or professional advice. The results? Poor sales, lack of profitable following, and an unsustainable publishing model. Most end up failing
Depending on your geographical location, and, of course, your social skills, you may discover that the life you lead ON the Internet and the life you lead OFF the internet will vary greatly. Often, one will be better than the other. Some indie authors sell