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Vibrant Tech Savvy Hispanic Market: Underserved for Kindle and Audio Books

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 08.20.2014 | Books
Janet Tavakoli

A couple of months ago I asked indie mystery authors how they are getting their books translated to Spanish. To my surprise, only a handful of authors were translating their books.

Caution: Do Not Pitch Yourself Like This, Ever

Ashley Ambirge | Posted 10.06.2013 | Business
Ashley Ambirge

I hate when there's an elephant in the room. And let's face it -- we've got quite a few elephants roaming around the online community. One of them is the fact that everybody's trying to pitch everything, yet nobody knows HOW to pitch anything.

The Real You: Online or Off

Michael Drew | Posted 11.06.2012 | Books
Michael Drew

Although the British crime novelist R.J. Ellory has had bestselling books, perhaps he overstepped a bit when he took to pumping up his own writing and dissing that of others under a pseudonym.

11 Tips for Getting Booked on National TV

Arielle Ford | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books
Arielle Ford

For authors, being on television is one of those rare milestones that can boost your value, strengthen your reputation, and increase your book sales in a matter of minutes.

From Writing Quietly to Screaming "Buy Me!" -- Promoting a Book

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 08.15.2011 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

The problem is this: except for the most ego-driven or ego-protected among us, it's an unnatural position for most writers. We like working in pajamas. We don't like shaking our booties. But to sell, we must.

Social Networking on Blogs

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

Before you even target a blog for your pitch, you should get to know them first. Here's how.

Everything Is Your Resume

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

When you put something online, it can almost live forever. That means that we have to be careful what we share, what we say, and the footprints we leave online.

10 Ways to Rock on Social Media and Still Have a Life

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Penny C. Sansevieri

It's true: social media is here--and there goes your life! Well, maybe not entirely but it sure seems that way sometimes, doesn't it?

Marketing 101: Never (Ever) Sell Your Book

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

One of the biggest mistakes authors make is selling their book. Remember it's not about the book; it's about what the book can do for the reader.

Simple Ways to Promote Yourself Online

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

In as much as I've taught Internet marketing and publicity classes, the idea of marketing yourself online is still very confusing to a lot of people.

Fifty Things Under $50 Bucks To Promote Your Book

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

These days it seems like everyone's book marketing budget is a little tighter. If you're feeling the pinch, here are some tips that could help keep you on track.

Eight Steps For Successfully Marketing Yourself Online

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

We've been doing "online" for a long while now and we've seen many changes, but one thing has remained consistent: regardless of where you go or how you pitch, you must know your market.