Sometimes love comes when we think we’ve lost everything… myBook.to/Tuscany #Tuscany #Romance #Amreading
Only .99!!! He had to find a wife, Evina needed his protection! Together they would find more… myBook.to/HighlandersHeart http://ow.ly/i/ojuRo
Good Monday morning! It’s chilly here in Georgia and great writing weather. Saturday I managed a little over 3600 words, even with cleaning the house and planting mums. It was a productive weekend, to say the least.
Ok, you’ve written your book, now it’s time to publish it. As a self published author, you have so many choices. I’ve talked to authors that only place their books on Amazon, which is alright if you just want to get in with the Kindle reader, but there are so many other places to put your book, so why not?
You may be new to the publishing world, so I’ll enlighten you on some places that are great for self published authors:
1: Amazon – without a doubt, most authors go here first.
2: Smashwords – This website offers a one stop shop. Your book can be placed with Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Kobo, and a multitude of other places just through Smashwords.
3: All Romance Ebooks – They offer your book on their website and in many different formats.
4: Barnes and Noble – Through Nook press, but I usually just go through Smashwords to get here.
5: Kobo – Again, I use Smashwords to get here too.
6: Google Play – I have some of my books here, but I’ve never done well on their pages.
7: Createspace – You need to get your book into paperback form and here’s where you can do that.
8: Draft to Digital – This site will get you on a couple of different foreign site.
9: Apple iTunes – If you use a mac, then this option is available straight to the site, but again, I use Smashwords.
This is only 9 of the many sites, but it gets you on the road to discovery and if you spread out your wings, readers will find you.
I hope this helped. If you need help getting your book formatted or the word spread, let me know. Horseshoe Publishing helps authors get their books ready for these sites and Fresh From the Book helps you spread the word.
As always, good writing and May God Bless You…
Just a little Monday promo – Highlander’s Heart will be only .99 for a short while! So fall in love with a Highlander… myBook.to/HighlandersHeart
Good morning everyone! It’s a beautiful day, so make sure to stop today and enjoy a moment of it. I know I will because I’ve found something that writers will want to hear… Are you ready for this?
Easy book promotion… I’ve spoken on this subject before and after a couple of tests, I’ve proven it on my own. As I sat, wondering through all my social media, trying to promote my books on my Twitter, Facebook and WordPress, I was getting a little frazzled, bouncing back and forth. Well, here’s the thing, why not do it all from one site…..
Some of you already use a program that posts your promotions on all your sites, but I’m going to talk about Hootsuite today. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves.
First, let’s talk prep:
- I set up several under 140 characters promotions and put them on a spreadsheet for ease of use. Also, I use booklinker.net for my short links on Amazon and it actually promotes the book link to any country on Amazon.
- Then I pulled up my Hootsuite account, looking at the spreadsheet on one side of the screen and Hootsuite on the other. This way I can do it on one screen, not bounce back and forth.
- Now, on to the posts. I copy and paste each ad, then schedule them one hour apart. That way I’m not overloading my followers. It spreads the word gradually, but not as invasive.
It’s so easy, but I know, you’re wondering the results. Well, I found out that the retweets went up, my back stock sales went up and my new release sales went up. Now you may be saying, that was just a quirk, well, I did this on three separate occasions. It worked. Every time I had a Hootsuite campaign go out, the sales showed an increase.
So, if you’re looking for an easy way to promote your book and get some interest stirring, then try it out. I’m now scheduling several days of posts at a time, which leaves me time for writing, what more could an author ask for.
Let me know how it goes for you. Also, it doesn’t have to be all book posts. You can do cute kitty posts the same way, to change it up.
As always, great writing and May God Bless You…
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She was a stowaway on his ship; now what did he do with her? myBook.to/FirstMatesLady
As the white sails came over the horizon, Serena knew what she had to do… myBook.to/SafeinthePiratesArms
The scent in the air was familiar, his voice set her heart on fire, but was he a ghost or flesh and blood… myBook.to/GhostLover
The rodeo life was all he wanted… until he set eyes on the woman that could change everything he knew… myBook.to/Chase5Oaks
She thought it was infatuation, he knew it was more than that… But would they lose everything in the end? myBook.to/ALoveNeverLost