When you focus solely on the sale, you lose out on your most valuable resource of all: the reader. A lot of indie authors are too concerned about making the sale that they show very little interest in the reader. Once the book is sold,
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.
If you have not clearly defined for yourself what success means for you as an author, you may have to wait a long time for it. Truth be told, a lot of us are successful in more ways than one. When you publish a book
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
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
What does it take to be a book author these days? Book sales? Readership? Or both? What if you have neither? Do you cease to be an author? I consider myself a writer in every sense of the word. Not only have I published five
If you don’t already know it by now, your Payoneer account, like most digital services are, is vulnerable to third-party hack attacks and fraudulent transactions. In fact, just last year, I was a victim of such incident. While I don’t believe it is necessary to
Every indie author who has been published for more than a year should already be aware that there are currently ONLY two ways to receive royalty payments as an indie author. It is either by check or by EFT (Electronic Fund Transfer) to your bank