The best Sydney Writers’ Festival 2013 sessions for self-publishing authors to attend.
I cut my mailing list in half last week, partly by mistake. Here’s how and why.
What novels or books have you read that made you want to go on holiday?
More places for people to find content might mean smaller audiences, but it means more need for people who can write. And so does the pressure on companies to have something interesting to swap for their customers’ attention.
If you’ve been hoping that Twitter will go away before you have to get to grips with it, it’s time to let go.
Amazon is becoming more transparent about how much it knows about you. Helpful or creepy?
Research shows a bad book review can increase your sales.
How I got myself into hot water running a mummy blogging course.
Great marketing tips for authors from Shannon O’Neil of Duolit.
I have more than one blog and sometimes I suggest the readers of one look at another. This way I don’t duplicate content and risk Google spitting the dummy. Also it’s fun to look elsewhere from time to time, isn’t it? This week’s post on the Taleist Centre, my blog about online marketing and social [...]
Self-publishing in the ebook age levelled the playing field between traditional publisher and self-publishers. That’s not the case if Amazon, Barnes & Noble, et al are helping traditional publishers sharpen their game while keeping self-publishers in the dark.
Amazon and Apple won’t tell you anything about the readers who are buying your books, but there’s plenty you can find out for yourself.
“Not a Gold Rush”, the report of the Taleist Self-Publishing Survey reveals for the first time real data about how self-publishers are doing, how they’re doing it, and what’s working.
After respondents completed the Taleist Self-Publishing Survey they were asked to leave their email address so we could be in touch with them. Some did not, which means we can’t get in touch with them to give them their complementary respondent’s copy of the report. If you qualify, i.e. you took the survey, you will [...]
61 questions; 1,007 respondents; 12,000 words of analysis… It’s all coming together in the report of the Taleist Self-Publishing Survey.