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The 3 Myths About Book Publicity

At some point, most authors—especially the first-timers—find themselves in the same place. You’ll be there, too, if you’re not already, i.e. with this bouncing baby book in your arms, that you want to introduce to the world—with no idea how … Read More

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77 Free Images Sites

Authors use images when promoting their books,right? But, some stock image sites charge $$$. Today, I’d like to share with you my extensive list of FREE images sites. These images can potentially be used for book covers, social media and … Read More

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When BookBub Doesn’t Bite

(Originally published as Do This, Not That on TheBookDesigner.com) What We Did We had a client, Anna, who wanted a BookBub featured deal. Badly. We applied to BookBub month after month, offering her $9.99 ebook, Eat Happy Too, to BookBub … Read More

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Crowdfunding A Book

So you’ve written your masterpiece, edited it, and had a professional cover designed. You’re super stoked to share it with the world, but you’ve shot your wad getting it this far and you have no idea how you’re going to … Read More

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Skip the Prologue

Do You Need a Prologue? No. Should You Write a Prologue? No. Is a Prologue Ever a Good Idea? It’s not. Why a Prologue Is a Bad Idea As a book distributor and marketer, I never truly gave prologues the … Read More

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