Piracy seems to hurt but is there is a positive, something we can learn from the pirates?
Bestselling author Neil Gaiman has embraced piracy on the basis that it has helped his sales. So could your ebook marketing be aided by pirates? In an interview with Rich Millington from ORGZine, Gailman talks about books, piracy, copyright and the internet. He draws a comparison between piracy and lending, saying that he asks audiences at [...]
There’s a big difference between wanting, say, a sociology text about serial killers and a crime thriller on the theme. Nonetheless, the top three books in the social sciences bestsellers of Amazon.co.uk are novels about serial killers. These authors are doing incredibly well. Do they really need to be in misleading categories? When you [...]
A big part of my seminar on How to Sell Your Ebook on Amazon is getting the audience to see themselves as publishers, not authors. Of course they’re still writers but, when it comes time to self-publish your book, the writing is done and it’s time to swap your artist’s hat for your business hat. [...]