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What is the ONE thing that has brought you more readers? Part 6 with Suzannah Windsor Freeman & Kathy Lynn Harris

In part 6 of this series, I talked to Suzannah Windsor Freeman & Kathy Lynn Harris about their self-publishing and promotional experiences. Both are busy Mothers, writers, and fantastic self-starting marketers. Enjoy! – Laura Suzannah Windsor Freeman, The Busy Mom’s Guide to Writing www.busymomsguidetowriting.com What do you wish you had known when you first started self-publishing? The biggest problem for me was having a deadline.
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From delivering bread at 2am, to selling 65,000 copies of his self-published books. Meet Kimanzi Constable!

We’ve all had jobs that we really disliked, right? I’ve had too many to mention! During high school and college I took on so many crappy part time jobs that I could write a book. Well Kimanzi Constable hated his job and did just that – he wrote the book. Two books in fact. But his books aren’t just a career moan-fest, they’re inspirational
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Your burning questions about taxes on book royalties answered! Self-Published Author Taxes Q&A with ‘Money Girl’ Laura Adams

Okay okay guys I don’t want to freak you out with that horrid word that begins with T and ends in X. But… Somewhere along the line we all need to think about it. Them. The T word thing. Yuk!     I, for one, am not a fan. But I figure that we’re all in this together, right? So I invited the lovely and
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The first British self-published authors to hit #1 spot on Amazon.co.uk

Interview with Mark Edwards on Living the Dream!   Mark Edwards and his writing partner Louise Voss were the first British indie authors to hit #1 & #2 on the Amazon.co.uk charts with Killing Cupid & Catch Your Death. But their journey to that point wasn’t exactly plain sailing… In part 1 of this interview (about 10 minutes), find out how long it took
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What is the ONE thing that has brought you more readers? Part 5 with Catherine Ryan Howard & Robert B. Lowe

Part 5 in this fab series where I ask indie authors 2 simple questions: 1. What do you wish you had known when you first started self-publishing? 2. What is ONE thing that you have done that brought you more readers? Today the wonderful Catherine Ryan Howard (aka Catherine, Caffeinated) & mystery-thriller author Robert B. Lowe are giving their thoughts… Catherine Ryan Howard, Author of Self-Printed
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How blogging can help you sell more books – & how to maintain a successful blog!

So… ever started a blog for your book and then just… left it to die? Gosh, join the club! People ask all the time how to stick to a consistent blogging schedule – and whether it’s even worth it. I’ve felt the same way, and this is not the first blog I’ve started (!). Now I’m in quite a consistent groove and I find it
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How to successfully pitch a blog owner with a guest post, with author Jenny Ladner Brenner

Indie author Jenny Ladner Brenner emailed me a few weeks back, saying she had sold a couple of thousand copies of her book, The Dinner Party, since June “with limited marketing and networking”. She also asked if she could guest post or be interviewed on the site. I don’t typically accept unsolicited guestposts on here or do reviews, but I was interested in how she
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How to transfer your Blogger site to WordPress (without having a nervous breakdown)

Way back when, I used to have a Blogger site called Peps Around the World. The site chronicled my crazy adventures living in Japan, and then my move to California and my first experiences in the US of A. Thankfully I killed that beast a long time ago when I started 30 Day Books, and the evidence has been destroyed! I have since discovered
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What is the ONE thing that has brought you more readers? Part 4, with Ingrid Ricks & Wendy Tokunaga.

Today’s interviewees have been online friends of mine for a while, and I respect both of them so much for their writing, marketing, but most of all for not taking themselves too seriously! Their personalities shine in their online presence and that fact alone no doubts draws readers to them. I’ve had the pleasure of grabbing coffee with Ingrid a couple of times (fellow
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Reach new readers by asking this one simple question.

Knowing your reader demographic is of course important. But not the demographic factors you might have thought! When figuring out our book marketing plan of attack, we usually look at what demographics our “ideal readers” have in common. This is a helpful exercise; creating a visual of who your reader is and where he/she spends their time in order to market to them. We
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