I’ve taken the leap into the world of Amazon advertising, or AMS (Amazon Marketing Services). I decided Star Riders‘ 8 reviews was close enough to 10 reviews, and that I would at least gather some data and knowledge from this first foray. Continue reading “I’ve started advertising Star Riders”
Category: Independent Publishing
The Reviews are In!
(Well some of them, anyway)
My novel Star Riders has been on Amazon for six weeks now, and it’s got four reviews. Not as many as I’d like, but they are good reviews. And only one of them is from someone I know!
Traditional and Independent Publishing
I’ve realized in talking to friends lately that many people are unaware of what independent publishing is, that you can publish a book directly to Amazon. So today’s blog will talk about the differences between Traditional Publishing and Independent Publishing. Continue reading “Traditional and Independent Publishing”
Marketing for Independent Authors, Part 2
In my last post, I wrote about marketing a new book and preparing for launch. Today I’ll cover marketing the book after launch. Leveraging Amazon’s marketing engine is great, but there are other things we can do to let potential readers know about your book. Continue reading “Marketing for Independent Authors, Part 2”
Marketing for Independent Authors, Part 1
Today I’d like to share what I’ve learned about marketing a novel. I’ve chosen not to go the traditional publishing route, where you’re dependent on the publisher to market for you. As an independent author (a.k.a. “self-published”), I am entirely responsible for marketing my work. Continue reading “Marketing for Independent Authors, Part 1”