Column by Steph Post April 18, 2017 (3) comments
A list of ways for readers to support their favorite authors without spending money on books.
Column by Max Booth III April 14, 2017 (1) comments
Thinking about starting a Patreon but unsure if it's the right decision? We're here to help.
Column by Gabino Iglesias February 6, 2017 (8) comments
There's a lot of nonsense happening on Facebook, and it's time authors stop contributing to it.
Column by Peter Derk
What kind of junk can you slap your book onto for trade shows, giveaways, and to generally annoy everyone?
Column by Michael David Wilson September 9, 2016 (3) comments
The key lessons learned while abstaining from social media for fourteen days.
Column by Susan DeFreitas July 8, 2016 (3) comments
If you're publishing your debut novel with a small press, you won't have the kind of publicity behind you offered by the big houses—which is all the more reason to think out of the box.
News by Peter Derk March 24, 2016 (4) comments
Chicago gets "gift" of 600,000 religious books.
Column by George Cotronis September 10, 2015 (2) comments
Tips and advice for a pleasant convention experience.
Column by Peter Derk September 9, 2015 (5) comments
If your author web site doesn't have these 10 things, you're losing.
Column by Rob Hart September 8, 2015 (15) comments
The title says it all. Buckle up. Put on your helmet. Rob Hart is about to hurt some feelings.
Column by Michael David Wilson
A case for using an email list over social media to communicate with your audience.
Column by Peter Derk August 20, 2015 (2) comments
When Max Booth III suggested 25 desperate marketing ideas, it was only a matter of time until someone tried them out.
Column by Max Booth III May 29, 2015 (8) comments
A marketing guide for those who no longer care if they're arrested.
Column by Robbie Blair
The "list article" is now omnipresent. Why do we write these articles so often? Why do people seem to prefer them to non-list articles? This article explores those questions.
Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard August 20, 2014 (2) comments
Make every email a call to action! Learn to glitter on Twitter! Turn LinkedIn into an office where everyone helps everybody else and no one weeps silently in the restroom!
Column by Phil Jourdan August 14, 2014 (8) comments
Find it hard promoting yourself, dealing with incompetent online reviewers, or taking writing advice from viral marketers? You're not alone.
Column by Leah Rhyne July 28, 2014 (3) comments
In late June, I survived my first ever live, public reading event....and you can too! Here's how I did it.
Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard June 20, 2014 (4) comments
Here are some easy tips on how to promote your work online to new readers and loyal fans—most of whom are probably in their underwear too.
This Is The Single Biggest Mistake Indie Authors Make While Promoting Their Work—And It Needs To StopColumn by Rob Hart June 13, 2014 (22) comments
Retweets are not currency. Followers are not currency. If you want to sell your book, then stop doing it so damn wrong.
Column by Keith Rawson January 27, 2014 (27) comments
Do Amazon and Goodreads reviews suck or is Keith Rawson just an a$$hole? Or maybe a little of both?
Column by Cath Murphy
Writers have a problem with brevity, which is a shame because Twitter doesn't let you waffle. Here's how to make the stern mistress of 140 characters work for you.
News by Dean Fetzer February 8, 2013 (1) comments
In the modern age, book promos are continually changing, and this new idea to promote Sam Pink’s eBook ‘Rontel’ is… different…
Column by Richard Thomas July 20, 2012 (10) comments
In this column, we talk about some of the ways you can promote your writing, for little or no money.