Category: Book sales

Book award contests worth entering; check ratings

    Introduction Orna Ross, ALLi Director The Alliance of Independent Authors monitors the self-publishing industry through its Watchdog Desk, headed up by John Doppler, which identifies rogue author and publishing services that overcharge, under-deliver,...

Why entering a book award contest can be a great way to sell books

  Book Awards: Why Entering a Book Contest Can be a Great Way to Sell More Books by Penny Sansevieri For years book awards and book contests have drawn in authors from a variety...

Freelancers! Don’t miss this key deadline for W-2s and 1099s

      You are likely familiar with the W-2 tax form (a.k.a. the IRS “Wage and Tax Statement”). An employer must send a copy of this form to their employee and one to...

15 Reasons that Your Book Isn’t Selling

15 Reasons that Your Book Isn’t Selling BY JOEL FRIEDLANDER We’ve all been there: a book we were excited about, one that we worked on earnestly. But when it hit the market, all that came...

15 Reasons Why Your Book Isn’t Selling: How to Improve Your Book Sales

By JOEL FRIEDLANDER We’ve all been there: a book we were excited about, one that we worked on earnestly. But when it hit the market, all that came back was a big yawn. No author...

Book Marketing Techniques that Don’t Work Any More

Book Marketing Techniques That Don’t Work Anymore RACHEL RUEBEN Pic via Pixabay Over the past 10 years, publishing has evolved into a very profitable business with the 5 biggest publishers reporting a profit margin...

How to Use BookBub to Get on The Amazon Bestsellers List

How to Use BookBub to Get on The Amazon Bestsellers List by ALICIA RADES In January, 2017, I gave away 60,301 books on Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble and Kobo combined. And that’s just...