Being an Indie Author can be an expensive process, especially starting out. When I started publishing books almost five years ago (where did that time go?) I started with literally no capital. I wrote a book and then I tried to learn what I could from the internet and podcasts. That’s one of the reasonsContinue reading “IAT: Top 10 Free Indie Resources”
How to self edit a book – 10 Tips for when you’re really strapped for cash
If you want to be profitable as an author write long term one of the most important things you can do is get your writing edited properly. Find out why.
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6 ways authors can supplement their income and monetise their content
I’ve been wanting to share another tips list with you for a while so here are 11 things that have helped me on my journey as an Indie Author. 1 – Create An Engaging Newsletter – This will take time but is worth it. You want people to get excited when they hear your name,Continue reading “11 Tips For Indie Authors”
Said to be the foundation of any marketing plan a newsletter is something all authors should have. While frequency of release is up to you (conventional wisdom is weekly but lately I’ve been struggling to even get one out monthly due to big life stuff) it is nevertheless important to have a regular release ofContinue reading “Indie Author Tip – Newsletters”
Advertising is a necessary evil for an Indie Author. You don’t want to do it. If you studied literature or writing you did it to improve your craft. It’s not likely you studied marketing which means it can really feel like you’re flailing around in the dark feeling for a light switch. I don’t likeContinue reading “Indie Author Tip – Facebook Ads”
There’s a number of ways you can use Facebook to enhance your marketing efforts, if you determine that Facebook is an avenue you want to invest time and money into. Now that Facebook and Instagram are part of the same company you can use one easy suite of software to control your content on bothContinue reading “Indie Author Tips: Facebook Creator Studio”
Social media can be our greatest asset for marketing and also a time-wasting vortex. I know I’ve justified hours of being unproductive because I was “networking” and “engaging” on social media. Like the work-life balance I was talking about a couple weeks ago, we need to balance our essential engagements on social media, personal investmentContinue reading “Indie Author Tip: Social Media”