Tagged: Book Marketing

why 500 words is the sweet spot for blog posts

Best Word Count for a Blog Post

What is the best word count for a blog post? There is an online entrepreneur I admire, but he did something I found shocking. I won’t mention his name because he might change his mind...

Price to Use Kindle Select

Authors Pay a Price to Use Kindle Select

You probably already know that I believe Amazon is the best publishing and marketing platform available. It beats the competition by a million miles. I think Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is a genius. However, I...

Self-Publishing Competition

Your Self-Publishing Competition

Read or Listen You have self-publishing competition. Bowker, the company that issues International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs), reports that 458,564 self-published books were released in 2013, the last year that complete figures were available. This...

All writing is storytelling

All Writing Is Storytelling

What does a nonfiction writer do for fun? He writes fiction of course! Even though I don’t write fiction for clients, I enjoy the creative exercise. All writing is storytelling.  Not only short stories, novels,...

Offshore Writers

The Case Against Offshore Writers

Many marketing gurus will tell you that you don’t need to be a writer to publish books, particularly Kindle ebooks. They advise people to have them written by others. Most often, they suggest you get...