Plagiarism and Content Marketing — Nicholas C. Rossis

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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

How Amazon Plans to Conquer the World of Publishing — Nicholas C. Rossis

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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

Free Author Resources

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Thanks to Nicholas C. Rossis for an excellent offering of author resources. Reblogged at GeezWriter.com by Stephen Geez.

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Wow | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

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!

Check out Effrosyni’s full post for more author tips and resources!

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Is Ingram-Lightning the Future of Publishing?

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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.

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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.

Print on Demand | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

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:

  1. printing,
  2. order-taking,
  3. shipping to a warehouse,
  4. warehousing,
  5. order fulfillment,
  6. shipping orders from the warehouse to store,
  7. shipping and restocking
  8. costs of returns,
  9. crediting and paying bookstores for returns,
  10. bookstore and bookchain bankruptcies,
  11. dealing with stock involved in the…

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How To Promote Your Book On Instagram

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Thanks to Kurt Walker for excellent Instagram book-promo pointers, and to Nick Rossis for bringing them to us!

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Kurt Walker | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksYou may remember Kurt Walker from his recent posts, 9 Ways To Market Your Book With No Money and 7 Things to Do Before Your Book Is Released.

Kurt is a digital marketer and a college paper help writer at Easyessay.org. Besides that, Kurt is a guest blogger at AustralianWritingsUK.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

promote your books on Instagram | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's book

Writing a great book is difficult, but it is only a beginning. You also need to…

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5 Ways Authors Can Use Social Media to Promote Books

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Thanks to Nicholas Rossis for another valuable post! Reblogged at GeezWriter.com.

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Ronita Mohan | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksUsing 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 on phone | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksPhoto by Tracy Le Blanc from Pexels

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?

Alongside regular…

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7 Must-Know Book Marketing Resources for Indie Authors — Independent Book Review

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Writers! Great tips. Keep this info at the ready! Thanks!

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“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.

via 7 Must-Know Book Marketing Resources for Indie Authors — Independent Book Review

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6 Tips on How to Use Live Video for Book Marketing

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Reblogged at GeezWriter.com. Thanks, Nicholas, for another great post of fantastic information for writers and publishers.

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Ryan Aslatt | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksThis 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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