5 Tools for Successful Facebook Content Marketing | Guest Post | Robert Morris

One of the most important elements of an effective marketing campaign is building an engaged fanbase of the brand in the Facebook community. Although social media users are attracted by an instinctive incentive that rarely turns them into real customers, popularity on Facebook is crucial for a brand’s success. As always, the key to a […]

Authoright – Reviewed

Authoright provides advice and various self-publishing and publicity services for authors. Founded by author Gareth Howard and journalist Hayley Radford in 2007, Authoright has offices in London and New York. The company’s ethos is to “empower and inspire” authors whilst helping them get their books published and out to readers. Authoright has worked with over […]

Author Solutions – Writers Beware! by David Henderson | Guest Post

It is flattering to receive a call from a company offering to help publish and market your latest book. I think that is partly the appeal and attraction leading many authors to search for a traditional or vanity publisher for their manuscript rather than pursuing a self-publishing path. It somehow validates an author to receive […]

Self-Publishing Review & CreativIndie Launch Bold Marketing Guarantee of Amazon #1

Indie book review site Self-Publishing Review (SPR) has partnered with CreativIndie to offer self-published and indie press authors the opportunity to reach #1 in their category on Amazon on the launch day of their e-books. The Self-Publishing Review and CreativIndie are so confident their newly launched Bestseller Book Launch Package will work, they have offered a money-back […]

Blurb Launch Dream Team Marketplace with Vetted Collaborators

DIY self-publishing services provider Blurb has launched a marketplace to help authors find creative publishing professionals. The new marketplace is called Dream Team, free to access, and will introduce authors to a list of vetted professionals which were handpicked by publishing industry veterans Richard Nash and Molly Barton. Initially the marketplace will feature collaborators focussed on publication creation, […]

The Future of Publishing 2020: Connect (or Be Damned) – Laura Fredericks | Guest Post

Not too many years ago, we all relied on bookstores and libraries for our books. Publishing, or what is now solely referred to as traditional publishing, was curated and prestigious. Gatekeepers made sure that every step of the way, from a writer’s manuscript to the printed book to the store shelves, only the best of […]

Authors Must Be Marketers – Neil Raphel | Guest Post

Authors don’t like to promote their own works. Here are actual quotes from some of the authors we published:               “I’m a writer, not a marketer.”             “I’m uncomfortable asking people to buy my book.”             “I don’t really understand social media.”            “I’ve put a ton of effort into writing my book. Why do […]

Book Marketing Advice for Self Publishers [Infographic] | Discount Books Daily

A collection of some of the best book marketing advice for self publishers. The infographic comes via Discounts Books Daily. Click Read More for the infographic. Presented by Discount Books Daily Mick Rooney – Publishing Consultant If you found this review or article helpful, but you’re still looking for a suitable self-publishing provider to fit […]

Self-Publishing and Community Experts: Are We Getting The Balance Right?

My two most recent articles on TIPM dealt with a perceived hierarchical structure in self-publishing exacerbated by publishing experts pushing a very distinct interpretation of what good self-publishing is. I also questioned just who is really in charge of self-publishing and what their motivations are for the good of all authors. While it’s therapeutic for […]

Guest Post: You don’t need social media for sales! | Jon Cantin

It seems like every second word out of some marketers’ mouths somehow involves social media in one form or another. It has almost become the default and seemingly essential buzzword to get people’s attention! Companies big and small have jumped on this bandwagon, which I think is a rapidly fading fad, and authors are being […]