Category: book

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...

How to create a book publicity tip sheet

When Irish children’s author Avril O’Reilly sent a tip sheet to media outlets throughout Ireland, she had immediate success that included newspaper and television exposure for her book, Kathleen and the Communion Copter. In...

7 Reasons Book Reviews Are Key to Self Publishing Success

  7 Reasons Book Reviews Are Key to Self Publishing Success Written by Chantelle Atkins Recently, I’ve started contacting professional book bloggers and reviewers who might be interested in reading my books. This is...

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...