#SOOP on Sundays: Top 20 popular book ideas for August 26, 2018

It’s hard to believe that the year is over halfway over.  Pretty soon we will be discussing family holidays, gifts, gatherings, and great expectations.  Wouldn’t a gift of a publishing contract be perfect for your fellow authors in the coming year?  The only cost would be your time and email address. Please scroll through our top 20 and choose … [Read more...]

#SOOP on Sunday: Top 30 Book Ideas for January

January is over, and February is going steady. It is still cold outside, and the flu is running rampant. So as you lay in bed with tissues all around and need something to do, check out the Top 30 for January. Don’t hesitate to check out the Book Ideas on this list, or comment and let us know which one you have your eye on. 1 Rod of … [Read more...]

Soft Cover Release of Jennifer Irwin’s Book A Dress The Color of The Sky on January 16th

Jennifer Irwin's book A Dress The Color of the Sky is having a soft cover release on January 16th on Amazon. For only $15.99 you can read a fantastic story about a young woman named Prue. Come check out this excellent book written by Jennifer Irwin. Synopsis from her website: For too many years, Prudence Aldrich has been numbing the pain in her … [Read more...]

#Marketing Mondays: Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing

Self-Publishing versus Traditional publishing that is the question. Would it be easier to self-publish and make sure that your book gets published, or would it be better to have an agent help you with getting published? The answer is that you are taking a risk either way. If you decide to self-publish there is a lot more work for you to do. If you … [Read more...]

#Marketing Mondays: Is Building an Author Website a Necessity?

        The answer is yes because if you don’t build a site for yourself, you won’t have anything to share with your readers. Fans want to be able to connect with you. So, to do that you need to build a site that will give your readers the information that they need. Building a website falls in line with promoting your brand. There are a lot of … [Read more...]

#Marketing Mondays: Should a Book be Judged by its Cover?

Do you know the importance of having a book cover for your book?             When people say don’t judge a book by its cover do they really mean that? What is the first thing a potential reader is going to see when they go to buy a book? It’s the cover of the book. It’s important that you have a book cover that gets the reader's attention. The … [Read more...]

#MarketingMondays: If A Tree Falls in the Woods

    Here’s the thing about social media – if a tree falls in the woods, does it make a sound?   And that is my somewhat archaic was of making a very simple point: if no one follows you, no one is going to know that you’re posting! It’s like shouting into a deep, dark, empty void along with millions of other people, each hoping for an … [Read more...]

#MarketingMondays: Stay Active

    Word of advice, writers – don't neglect your efforts.If you're on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn (which you should be) you can't just exist on those sites. There are several things that you must do in order to have a successful social media marketing campaign.Produce ContentIt isn't enough to simply exist. In order to make your page … [Read more...]

#MarketingMondays: Try and Try Again

  Try and try again. Seriously. It's not a new message. In fact, we've already devoted blog posts upon blog posts to the importance of persistence in marketing. And I think it bears repeating just one more time.You post something of Facebook expecting a positive engagement. Maybe it's an announcement or blog post. You were expecting some … [Read more...]

#MarketingMondays: More on Networking

 Here’s the thing about Networking as a marketing technique: There is never enough said on the subject.Seriously, author-hopefuls, networking is the cornerstone of all success, and not just in the publishing world. You need a job? Knowing someone, who might know someone, is probably the way you’re going to get it. Want your book published? Knowing … [Read more...]

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