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Going Wide: Bye Bye, Amazon Select

by Molly Greene @mollygreene Leaving Amazon’s KDP Select program was not an easy decision for me. I absolutely loved the ease of being in Select and having all my titles in Kindle Unlimited. I didn’t mind being exclusive. My participation in Select made scheduling promos a breeze, KU borrowers paid a significant chunk of change, […]

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A New Chapter

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene I’ve been AWOL from my blog – and everything else! – since early June, and I have a valid excuse: My house sold! I’ve been ready for a change literally for years now, and it finally happened. Yaaay! When I listed the property for sale, neighbors, friends, and family all asked […]

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Create A Simple Single-Author Boxed Set

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene I recently put together a quick boxed set of the first three books in my Gen Delacourt Mystery Series, and I’m in the process of building box sets for the rest of my titles. Why do it at all? More product Go wide with singles OR sets and stay in KU […]

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Fiverr: Every Author’s Secret Staff

by Anne Hagan, @AuthorAnneHagan Fiverr can be an indie author’s best friend. Never heard of it? Allow me to introduce you. Several years ago, when I was working from home doing eBay sales and quick freelance jobs from time to time, I ran across the micro-gig site, Fiverr. Fiverr is a marketplace where freelance sellers […]

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The NEW Easy Way To Go FREE On Amazon

by Molly Greene @mollygreene Just a quick post to update a previous one. A while back I shared The Easy Way To Price Match FREE On Amazon. That process has changed slightly. Amazon – in their infinite wisdom – must have decided they’d made it too easy for authors to price match books to free. […]

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Top 10 Items On My 2016 Marketing Plan

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene I recently posted my disappointing 2015 author earnings, and declared that I would pursue an enhanced marketing plan (meaning not solely dependent on BookBub and KDP Select) over the rest of 2016. And that I’d share what I decided to do. It’s pretty simple, and many of you have done all […]

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My 2015 Author Earnings

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene Since 2011, I’ve been blogging about self-publishing and my journey through it. I released my first title, Mark of the Loon, in May of 2012, but didn’t publish Book 2, The Last Fairytale, until late 2013. Book 3, Paint Me Gone, came out mid-2014. And so on, until, by the end […]

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