With so many books being purchased online instead of in bookstores, the competition is fierce to have yours be the one that gets noticed by potential readers. Especially for self-publishers, work needs to be done on multiple different platforms to ensure your doesn't get lost in the crowd. The infographic below will help you find a way to make your book visible on the web.
Self-publishing presents many benefits to writers. One of which is controlling costs of publishing your novel. But to do this, the responsibility of getting your book to look exactly like you envision it is on your shoulders. This includes formatting your text pages. In the video below, author Jill Williamson, offers up her tips on how to format your fiction manuscript to give it that professional touch.
Here at Book1Blog, we've examined the growth of self-publishing in the United States quite deeply over the past few years. But the trend of authors moving away from traditional publishing is not limited to the U.S. but becoming a global trend as seen in the Bookwhirl infographic below. No matter the continent, authors are taking their work into their own hands and shifting the scales in the publishing industry.
With self-publishing increasingly becoming more of a viable option as an alternative to traditional publishing, it is now more and more difficult for authors to choose which path to take.
But with the help of the infographic below made by WriteLife, you can take a a look through each route before making your ultimate decision on which publishing method will work best for you. So take a minute and stroll down your publishing pathway today.
Now that you have reached the end of the arduous process of writing your book, it is still no time to rush getting your work on bookshelves. In fact, effectively marketing your book for a successful sales period requires just as much effort and time as any other step during your self-publishing journey.
While the extra hours may test your patience, following the infographic below from The Write One Blog will help you successfully market your book.
With the growth of self-publishing steadily climbing, being able to say your book, out of the rest of the masses, is generating significant revenue is becoming a much more difficult task. However, that does not mean there aren't methods out there to gain exposure for your work, which ultimately leads to increased sales.
Edie Clarke, a media marketing expert from Virtually In Sync, details seven ways for you to create some serious buzz for your book in the video below.
You love your book. You love everything about it. The subject matter suits your tastes, it's just the right length to capture and hold your attention and it's your book so you get it for free.
But your own feelings of your book are not what will make it stand out from the rest. After all, every other author out there who has written a book likes theirs just as much as you adore your own.
That is why it is extremely important to understand exactly what your potential audience is looking for in their next read. The infographic below by Hiptype will help you get a good grasp on the intricacies of your book's potential audience so they can love your work as much as you do.