Tag: promotion

Marketing, Platform Building, Social Media

What To Do When You Are Utterly Sick of Yourself

Sick of yourself

Last week, I posted about how this year I was going to get back to basics and write more, market/promote less. Part of that resolution stems from frustration at having so little time to write anymore (and how pointless constant marketing seems in the grand scheme of things), and some of it stems from a …

Platform Building, Productivity, Publishing, Writing

It’s The Writing That’s Important, Stupid!

Writing is more important than other things

One of the biggest challenges I’m facing as a published author is actually writing. It sounds stupid, I know. You think that once you’re published, some of the stress is off your back and writing becomes freer and easier, not more constricted. I’ve found the opposite to be true. Publication brings a whole new set …

Marketing

50 Ways to Promote Your Writing

Bookstore

Whether your write books, articles, or keep a blog, if you want to make money you have to promote your work. Even if you are traditionally published, you’ll likely have to handle at least some of your own promotion. Publishers are cutting marketing departments/budgets and placing more responsibility on the authors themselves. (Unless you’re hugely …

Non-Fiction, Publishing, Writing

Making a Career Out of Writing eBooks

Kindle

Electronic publishing is giving writers more options when it comes to publishing their work. Some writers make quite a bit of money selling eBooks. However, e-publishing is not for the faint of heart or the dilettante. If you want to publish a family history for a few people to read, you likely won’t make much, …