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Author Newsletters – A Spy’s Report

by Virginia King, Mystery Author @selkiemoonbooks Building an email list is regarded as the Holy Grail of book marketing. You can: Keep fans engaged with ARCs, freebies, giveaways, and updates Tantalise fans between books with sneak peeks, witty blog posts, and quizzes Build buzz around new releases with pre-orders and social shares, while a ‘street […]

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Schedule Bulk Messages With Hootsuite

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene Over the years, I’ve used several different WordPress plugins to auto-tweet my blog’s past posts, eventually discarding each because the developer stopped updating the software. The most recent was Evergreen Post Retweeter, which I disabled the minute a Good Samaritan tweeted me that my entire repertoire of old posts had been […]

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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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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, then went on to build box sets for the rest of my titles. Why do it? More product Go wide with singles OR sets and stay in KU with one or the […]

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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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Are Audiobooks In Your Future?

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene I’d often considered recording my Gen Delacourt Mystery Series, but the project never progressed beyond a place on my list of goals. Then, in November, 2015, I received an unexpected email from a producer who wrote, Hi Molly, I am an ACX- approved audiobook producer and want to see if you […]

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