Book Publishing

Emma Thompson: Books Are Like People

Books are like people, in that they’ll turn up in your life when you need them most. — Emma Thompson Emma Thompson is the author of The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit, coming out at the end of September.

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Stephen King: The Only Real Requirement to Be a Writer

A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar. — Stephen King

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Great Book Trailer, Book Cover Needs Work

Here’s a wonderful video promo for R. Scott Mackey’s mystery novel Courage Matters. It features good images, great pacing, strong voiceover, and a great music soundtrack. It made me want to read his novel. But his book cover needs work. See blog post for details.

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The Book Publishing Industry on the Rocks?

Guest Post by Jeff Davidson The book publishing industry, as we have long known it, is beginning to implode. A book that sells as few as 3,500 copies in a week can land on the bestseller list.

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Amazon Announces a New Program: Kindle Unlimited

On July 18th Amazon introduced Kindle Unlimited — a new subscription service for readers in the U.S. and a new revenue opportunity for authors enrolled in KDP Select. Customers will be able to read as many books as they want from a library of over 600,000 titles while subscribed to Kindle Unlimited. All books enrolled […]

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The I-Don’t-Have-Any-Time Hour-a-Day Book Marketing Plan

Here’s my I-Don’t-Have-Any-Time Hour-a-Day Book Marketing Plan: Do one thing a day. Focus on creating relationships with high-traffic targeted websites (targeted to your audience or your topic). . . .

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Jeff Davidson:  10 Tips for Becoming a Successful Mainstream Author

The success of a book is 10% content and 90% marketing. Unless the publishing house is behind your book, forget it.

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For Speakers | Stella Togo

This package is for the individual who wants to either learn how to effectively speak in front of an audience, or instantly increase their client database with quantum results. Minimize your preparation time, and most importantly strategically plan your desired outcome for you and your audience. Discover how natural public speaking can be and walk […]

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