When I got my first SEO copywriting assignment from InSync Media, I expected them to ask me to proofread my copy on Grammarly. However, I was surprised that they also asked me to check my text using an online plagiarism checker. Then I realized how much sense that makes. After all, I make a point […]Plagiarism and Content Marketing — Nicholas C. Rossis
This is a guest post by Nisar Ahmad, a digital marketing expert for Media Hicon. As you know, I put most of the blame for the current condition of the publishing world on traditional publishers, whose policies Amazon has cleverly used to its advantage. Nisar instead makes the case for the view that several Amazon […]How Amazon Plans to Conquer the World of Publishing — Nicholas C. Rossis
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I came across a nice thread on Quora (here and here) about common mistakes in fiction. I am sharing here the ones that I agreed with. I found particularly interesting to see which mistakes different people mentioned, as many of them contradicted each other. This makes perfect sense to me: reading is a highly personal […]
Thanks to Nicholas C. Rossis for an excellent offering of author resources. Reblogged at GeezWriter.com by Stephen Geez.
In my last post, I wrote about some of Dave Chessson’s, aka Kindlepreneur’s, free author resources, including his Free Amazon Book Description Generator.
Today, I have more free author resources that can prove invaluable to your author promos, courtesy of my author friend, Effrosyni Moschoudi. She has compiled a list of free author resources that include two invaluable Word files:
- Dozens of websites and Facebook groups to submit your books for FREE! (Word file) and
- A FREE task list for your promo (Word file)
Even better, she keeps the lists regularly updated. These two were only updated last week, so you can rest assured they’re as up-to-date as humanly possible!
Do follow Mr. Ross’s! We at Fresh Ink Group rely on his insights and trends-monitoring ranging from publishing to dealing with constantly shifting retail channels such as Amazon. Thanks, Nicholas. Reblogged at GeezWriter.com.
The other day, I came across an eye-opening article through The Passive Guy. Veteran publishing consultant Mike Shatzkin was describing the ways that the Coronavirus is changing the publishing industry. Among his main takeaways is that supply chains have been so disrupted by the Coronavirus that main publishers are turning to Print-On-Demand (POD) printers like Ingram-Lightning to ensure delivery of their titles.
Is Print-On-Demand (POD) the future of publishing?
The Coronavirus simply speeds up a trend that had been ongoing for years. There are many reasons why publishers may find POD solutions cost-effective and efficient.
Think of all the costs including the salaries and benefits of staff associated with:
- shipping to a warehouse,
- order fulfillment,
- shipping orders from the warehouse to store,
- shipping and restocking
- costs of returns,
- crediting and paying bookstores for returns,
- bookstore and bookchain bankruptcies,
- dealing with stock involved in the…
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Thanks to Kurt Walker for excellent Instagram book-promo pointers, and to Nick Rossis for bringing them to us!
Kurt is a digital marketer and a college paper help writer at Easyessay.org. Besides that, Kurt is a guest blogger at AustralianWritings, UK.bestessays.com, and Superior Paper writing service. Kurt specializes in email and social media marketing. He is the father of three kids and a passionate New York Knicks fan.
Today, he’s sharing with us some ideas on promoting books on Instagram. As Instagram is one of the social media I’m least familiar with, I was keen on finding out more about it. I hope you find the post as informative as I did!
How To Promote Your Book On Instagram
Writing a great book is difficult, but it is only a beginning. You also need to…
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Thanks to Nicholas Rossis for another valuable post! Reblogged at GeezWriter.com.
Using social media to promote your books is all I heard when I started publishing. But how relevant are they today? To my surprise, there are now many more ways to use them—ways you may not have even heard of!
This guest post by Ronita Mohan explains the best ways to use social media in 2019 to increase your book sales. Ronita is a content marketer at Venngage, the online infographic and design platform. She is an avid reader with an interest in mystery fiction, history, graphic novels, marketing, and diversity. Twitter: @Venngage
5 Ways Authors Can Use Social Media to Promote Books
Social media has traditionally been a great area to promote books. But with so many channels available, how do you choose the right one for you and what method do you use to promote your books?
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Writers! Great tips. Keep this info at the ready! Thanks!
“7 Must-Know Book Marketing Resources for Indie Authors” by Jenn Gott is a resource for small press and self-published authors to take the next best step in marketing their book. This blog post includes information on Bookbub, Reedsy, and Independent Book Review.
Reblogged at GeezWriter.com. Thanks, Nicholas, for another great post of fantastic information for writers and publishers.
This is a guest post by Ryan Aslatt. Ryan is a web strategist and blogger. He currently works at Web Design Agency WebAlive. He is used to writing well-researched articles that readers will find insightful, engaging and highly informative.
I’m still figuring out how to use video for my book marketing, let alone LIVE video. So, these tips were of particular interest to me! I hope you find them as useful as I did.
5 Tips on How to Use Live Video for Social Media Marketing
Are you one of those who are still wondering how to use live videos for book marketing? Then you are in the right place.
By now, as you have reached this article roaming around here and there, you are probably already aware of the tons of marketing tools available to connect with readers. Of the many options available, perhaps you are currently considering “Live…
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