2014 Awards

Inspiration

What Do Americans Buy?

If you understand the purchasing habits of Americans, then you can market your books accordingly. Here’s some easy information for you to adjust your marketing strategies. Americans spend more money on Lottery Tickets … [Read More...]

Marketing

Millions of These Readers

Think about what kind of person would want to read a variety of books. There are millions out there, anxious to fill their bookshelves. They can even write-off the purchase of books as an expense. These people … [Read More...]

Untraditional Publishing

Published Books, Marketing, Royalties!

How about we break down everything you need as an author? Most authors want three things: Published Book(s) Royalties Marketing Plan to Sell More Books Okay. Read on! Published Book(s) You are self-published. No problem. You have a product and you want to sell that product to a mass audience. Reading on! Royalties You’re not selling books. It’s not quite your fault. Here are the reasons: Only 2 out of 10 people are reading on a regular basis right now. Of … [Read More...]

Top Genre for Non-Fiction eBooks

Non-Fiction has a much better shot of selling in eBook format over fiction books. There still is a large platform of readers who prefer printed books, but digital is a great way to build on that platform. Where is your book on this list? Which Non-Fiction eBooks sells the best? Here’s the list based on a 130,000 authors and publishers… Self-Improvement Health Business Religion/Spiritual Family Sports/Outdoor Education/Study Guide History Home & Garden … [Read More...]

Authors: Best Days/Times to Promote on Facebook

We’ve already posted a weekend edition which includes several social media sites. (Visit Advice on Weekend Social Media Marketing.) This blog will focus on Facebook during the week, so you can maximize your promotions and increase book sales. Facebook Top Days for Traffic Saturday Sunday Friday (Note: Must be an upbeat post on this day. The more amusing the better.) Thursday Best Times 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 9 a.m. Best Days/Times Combined (Depending on your … [Read More...]