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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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Let’s Parse The 2016 Publishing Predictions

It’s insane to think we’re already well into a new year. And, of course, that means publishing industry experts have presented their take on what we’ll be up against. So during the past weeks I’ve read a ton of articles discussing what the pros believe authors will experience over the next few months, and I’ve […]

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Trad Publishing: I Did It My Way

by Sue Coletta, @SueColetta1 The last time I was a guest on Molly’s blog, I discussed Pursuing a Trad-Published Dream. That process paid off for me. After sending out query letters to agents for my novel, Marred, I decided to go direct to publishers. This can be tricky, because if you shop your book around […]

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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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The Writing Tsunami

by Debbie McClure When I first started writing, about five years ago now, I thought writing was the hard part. It was a challenge to craft a story from beginning to end, applying the necessary discipline to get the story written, and edit, edit, edit the finished product. That first leap of faith With only […]

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