To celebrate our recent move to booksprout.co, I’ve put together a HUGE bundle of the best author software. Luckily for you, I don’t want it and I’m giving it away!
If you’re a new author, you’re probably looking at the bestselling books in your genre and noticing a lot of reviews that say something along the lines of “I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.” Then, you probably wonder where the author found so many readers willing to do […]
Newsletter swaps seem to be all the rage these days with self-publishers. They can help both authors reach a new audience without costing either of them a dime. What is a newsletter swap? A newsletter swap can happen between two authors of the same genre. They both agree that in their next email blast they’ll […]
Bundling a series or set of related books can boost profits for an author. It’s a common business strategy for digital products to come bundled at a slightly lower price than had a user bought everything individually. Booksprout uses it by discounting yearly subscription fees, and many authors have started applying this practice to their […]
Amazon doesn’t make it easy to make your book free on their platform, but it is possible with a little effort! First, you need to identify what you want. Do you want your book to be free permanently or temporarily? To make your book free on Amazon temporarily As a bonus incentive to get books […]
So you’ve decided that you’d rather write under a pen name. Great! But, now how do you pick a good one? Well, that all depends on what your needs are. Here’s some guidelines that should help. Choose a name that’s not already taken Don’t pick a name used by another author, no matter how small […]