10 Lessons Learned from a Decade in Self-Publishing

10 Lessons Learned from a Decade in Self-Publishing

As we embark upon our next decade in business, we consulted a number of our team members and asked them to share with us some lessons they’ve learned while working in self-publishing.

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5 Expert Secrets for Publishing Great Books

5 Expert Secrets for Publishing Great Books

Having helped authors sell over 7 million copies, David Chilton knows what it takes to make a great book.

Here are five of David's most impactful insights for writers and authors, gathered from his 30+ years in the book business. Enjoy!

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Need a Book Endorsement? The Advance Reader Copy is Your New Best Friend.

Need a Book Endorsement? The Advance Reader Copy is Your New Best Friend.

When your book hits the shelves, endorsements on the front and back covers add legitimacy and marketing cache. And endorsements start with the Advance Reader Copy (ARC).

Here’s everything you need to know about asking authors to endorse your book and how to spin your ARCs into book marketing gold!

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15 Tips for Awesome Author Readings

15 Tips for Awesome Author Readings

Author readings are a great place to build your readership and sell books – but they can also be daunting. Here are 15 practical tips that’ll calm your nerves and make your next reading a massive success!

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How to Get Great Book Reviews

How to Get Great Book Reviews

As savvy writers know, getting a positive review from a respected source like Kirkus can do wonders for a book’s sales and credibility. We asked expert Karen Schechner, Vice President of Kirkus Indie at Kirkus Reviews, to tell us how authors can garner a great book review - and how to use it when it comes through!

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Publicity: What It Is and When You Need It

Publicity: What It Is and When You Need It

Dan Smith, founder and CEO of Smith Publicity, helps us get clear about what publicity is and what it can do for authors.

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