The Gates Bump

The Gates Bump

News by Peter Derk January 4, 2016
If Bill Gates likes your book, he might write about it, and you might see the Gates Bump.

Priming The Pump: Selling Your eBook On Amazon Isn't As Easy As It Seems

Column by Erik Wecks August 5, 2013
Today, eBooks have created more opportunities for indie authors than ever before, but it is one thing to publish an eBook. It's another to make it sell.
eBooks Outsell Hardcovers

eBooks Outsell Hardcovers For The First Time In The U.S.

News by Kimberly Turner June 18, 2012
According to the Association of American Publishers, eBooks have taken the sales crown from hardcovers, $282.3M to $229.6M in the first quarter of 2012. Does this mark a turning point in publishing?

Ask The Lit Coach: "What Self-Published Authors Must Do to Win Friends, Influence Readers and Possibly Gain the Attention of a Publisher"

Column by Erin Reel May 14, 2012
What are the chances your self-published book will get picked up by a traditional publisher? Slim. But here's what can you do to ensure you're putting your best DIY effort on the shelf.