The Easy Way To Price Match FREE On Amazon

by Molly Greene I once waited a month for Amazon to price match a book to free, sending them daily encouragement by submitting the info via their input link, “Would you like to tell us about a lower price?” When it didn’t happen, I begged friends to help. It still never happened. That’s when I […]

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Audience Building Via Contests & Giveaways

by MM Jaye, @MMJaye We’ve all seen or entered other authors’ giveaways, but if you’re still on the fence about holding one of your own, here are the answers to basic questions you may have, plus some useful tips and tools to guide you through the process. Why a giveaway? The Holy Grail for every […]

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Reviews Matter: Why & How To Get Them

by Molly Greene In honor of my debut novel receiving its 200th review, I’m blogging about book reviews, how to get them, and why they matter. For those of you struggling to get reviews or just starting out in the biz, be aware I was there once: a newbie with one (unreviewed!) title published, as […]

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Why Change Your Book Cover Artwork?

by Rachel Amphlett You know that saying, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?” Well, by the end of 2014, it was pretty evident to me that something was seriously wrong with the covers for the first two books in my Dan Taylor thriller series. I needed to fix them. And Yes, Readers Do Judge […]

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What Makes A Reader Download & Finish Your Book?

by Kathy Perow Note from Molly: I include my email in the back of all my books with an invitation for readers to give me feedback, and that’s how I met Kathy Perow. She sent a lovely message after completing my Gen Delacourt Mystery Series. And yes, she told me a couple of things she […]

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Print Vs. Ebooks – Does It Pay To Do Print?

by Molly Greene Given an unlimited number of books to read and full access to any title I wanted, if I had to choose one or the other, I’d prefer to read a traditional print book over an ebook any day. Don’t get me wrong: I love my Kindle, but I choose print, hands down. […]

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Kindle Unlimited: July’s Changes, My Results

by Molly Greene You’d have to be hiding from the world not to have heard about the modifications Amazon made to payouts in their Kindle Unlimited program July 1. Speculation about how these changes would negatively affect authors started immediately after the announcement was made, and in some quarters, the outrage was clear. Cooler heads […]

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What I’m Reading Right Now

by Molly Greene It was crazy hot here in the mountains of Southern California nearly the entire month of June, so I rode the couch and alternated between working on my WIP, Midnight at Half Moon Bay, and reading (hey, it’s research). I found an interesting theme woven through my various choices: human kindness. Here’s […]

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