Author Archives: Beth Cadman

Increase Your Sales With These Top Tips

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What’s the one thing that every company aspires? Make more money, naturally! Regardless of the industry, you are in or the products and services you sell, making money is what will keep your business alive. So to generate more income for your business you need to make a profit, by selling more products or services […]

The Power Of Emotional Triggers

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If you want to enhance your marketing efforts, you need to ensure that your customers engage with you on an emotional level.  Each choice your customer makes is made up of both conscious and subconscious emotions. To be successful in the art of persuasion therefore, you must have a good understanding of psychology and human […]

SEO Campaign Creation – How To Do It Well

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If you are looking to create a great SEO campaign you need to understand the rules and the best practices to ensure that it stands out amongst the fierce competition. An SEO campaign is a way of gaining attention, boosting your reputation, and attracting new customers to your website.  So how do you create an […]

Writer’s How To Create An Editorial Calendar To Boost Your Kindle Sales

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If you already have a website and author blog you are taking great steps to build your fanbase and promoting your work. However, posting valuable, interesting content regularly can be tricky, particularly when you are juggling all the deans of your other roles and responsibilities as a writer too.  One of the best ways to […]

How To Use Video Marketing To Boost Your Book Sales On Amazon.

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Video marketing can be a fantastic way to boost the number of books you sell. Video content has grown massively over the years. In fact, it is thought that by the year 2022, online videos will make up more than 80% of all consumer internet traffic. By comparison, in 2017, the figure was 15 times […]

The Best Email Marketing Services For Writers

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As we’ve previously touched on how email marketing can help you boost your book sales and widen your reach, it’s also worth discussing the best email marketing services for writers that are available to make setting up your email marketing campaigns so much easier. Here are some of the best tools to use. Email marketing […]

What Is A Meta Description And Why Is It Important?

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A meta description is a small description of your content – a summary that helps readers and search engines better understand what to expect. Your meta description can boost your SEO, so it’s well worth spending time crafting a good one.  A meta description helps describe your page. It is a short snippet of text […]

How To Make Your Content Readable

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Making sure your content is readable is naturally very important. Readability helps your content to rank, so if you want to increase your chances of what you create landing in front of the right people, it’s something that you must pay attention to. While readability calculators can help you to a point, if you take […]

What Are Backlinks & How To Get Them

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There’re many different ways you can improve the SEO of your business and the content that you put out onto the internet. One of them is by trying to obtain backlinks. Google has confirmed that they consider backlinks an important ranking factor for SEO, so if you want to ensure that your business is more […]

Why Slick Copywriting Is Key To Marketing Your Business

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Whatever kind of business you are into, making sure your copywriting is smart, slick, and boosts your brand can make all the difference. Good copywriting will help to communicate your message to potential customers, it will reveal your brand personality and voice, it will help people recognize your business and feel more connected to you. […]

Using Psychology To Make PPC Ads Effective

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Understanding different psychological elements that you can input into your ad copy to make it more enticing to your target audience could mean the difference between a highly successful ad, and one that flops.  Psychology examines human behavior and why we think act and speak the way we do. Advertising ultimately hopes to influence people […]

Audience Types To Help Steer Your PPC Campaigns

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If you can define your target market on a granular level, you are likely to have more success with your PPC campaigns. Finding the right keywords and optimizing your campaigns is important, but with so much competition out there, the better you understand your audience, the easier it will be to create a campaign that […]

Can’t Think Of A Good Book Title? Try These Free Online Generators!

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Lots of authors find it challenging when trying to come up with the ideal title for their story. The title is extremely important after all. It needs to be something that pique’s your reader’s interest, that hints at the story inside, and one that’s appropriate for your genre.  A good title can really make a […]

The Benefits Of Data-Driven Marketing

Using data to drive your marketing efforts will help you make better and more informed business decisions. The decisions, based on cold, hard facts will likely see you achieve far greater results, and faster too.  Most successful businesses will admit that making data-based decisions will always trump guesswork or intuition. Because data doesn’t lie, and […]

Websites Where You Can Promote Your Book

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When it comes to promoting our stories, having a massive marketing budget is always helpful. however, this is simply not a reality for most indie authors.  Luckily, there are lots of sites out there where you can promote your book for free. The most effective approach is utilizing all of these cost-free promotion sites as […]

Identifying Your Target Readers To Help Sell More Books On Amazon Kindle

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When it comes to finding readers for your Amazon Kindle books, you need to be as specific and clear as possible. Considering who you are writing for throughout the writing process is going t make sure that you write something that people actually want to read. You might have a great story in you, and […]

Kindle Calculators To Help Manage Your Book Sales

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When it comes to kindle Direct Publishing you need to gain as much insight as possible to ensure that your book is successful. To do this, indie authors need to gather as much data as possible to help them make informed decisions about their book. Unfortunately, the KDP platform itself isn’t always the most forthcoming, […]

Everything You Need To Know About Kindle Vella

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Kindle Vella was announced in April 2021though is not yet available to readers. It’s a serialized reading platform that means readers have access to stories that are released in installments on the Kindle Vella app. The typical length of an installment could be anything from 500 to 6,000 works and the first three will be […]

5 Groups Kindle Authors Need To Support Their Writing Journey

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The writing journey can feel like a lonely one at times, and while there are parts of it that authors do need to walk alone, it’s also important to try and remember that there are others out there who can offer you invaluable support.  Writing an entire novel from start to finish is hugely challenging […]

How To Avoid Self-Publishing Scams

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Self-publishing your book is an exciting time, but it’s not a decision you should rush into. When enlisting the help of others to get your book publish, you need to act with caution. There are, unfortunately, lots of self-publishing scams out there which are set up purely to exploit vulnerable authors and take their money […]

How to Self-Publish a Book: 7 Steps to Bestselling Success

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If you are ready to self-publish your novel you need to learn how to do so to give yourself the best chance of success. If you don’t take time to fully understand the steps you need to work through to ensure that you’ve done everything you can to ensure your book is well received. With […]

Setting SMART Goals To Boost Your Business

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The most successful companies will always strive to improve, make more money, expand, and deliver better products and services and levels of customer care. If you aren’t growing your business, what are you doing? Your competition will soon overtake with a better, bolder offering, and your once-loyal customers may start shopping elsewhere. So how do […]

What Is A Technical Audit Of A Website?

A technical audit of a website consists of checking every page of your site to ensure that it is optimized for the search engines that crawl it. While technical SEO may appear challenging, once you learn the basics, there is lots that you can do yourself to ensure that your site is healthy. Doing so […]

Should You Name Your Chapters On Kindle?

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Before you publish your novel on Amazon Kindle, you may be faced with the question of whether you want to name your chapters. Naming your chapters is a dilemma that many writers deliberate over. The opinion is somewhat divided. Some readers find chapter titles enhance the story, and others find them too directive or distracting. […]

How To Develop Tone Of Voice

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Paying attention to your tone of voice is critical to how your content comes across. If you write your content without thinking about the tone of voice it could be interpreted wrongly, come across poorly, and leave your intended customer deflated, confused, or even irritated.  Striking the right tone is imperative if you want to […]

Using Instagram To Promote Your Business

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Promoting your business online is a smart choice for any company that wants to ensure that they keep up with the competition. Social media advertising is part of that, and Instagram is one of the social media giants.  Over 25 million companies worldwide can’t be wrong, and already have a presence on Instagram, and with […]

What Makes Reading On Kindle So Appealing?

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Publishing your book on Amazon means that you have a potential readership of millions. Understanding what it is that makes reading on Amazon so appealing can give you some insight into the audience you are trying to market to, which could influence the way you present your book. So what is it that makes reading […]

What To Do If Your Kindle Sales Are Disappointing

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Launching your book on Amazon Kindle can be an extremely exciting time for authors. However, whether it’s your first book or your tenth, anxiously waiting to see whether people will buy your book is nerve-wracking. You are now no longer in control, and all the blood, sweat, and tears you put into your story may […]

Useful Content Marketing Tips

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Once you’ve written a great piece of content, it’s no good letting it sit around. You want to publish it and then market it to ensure that your target audience knows it exists. Strategic content marketing will help ensure that every piece you write reaches the right reader’s eyes. So what are some useful tips […]

How To Conduct Competitor Research

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When it comes to effectively marketing your business, it always helps to know what your competitors are doing. Keeping an eye on the competition helps you in many different ways. You can find out what keywords they are using, you can discover who their audience is, you can learn about how they’ve positioned their products, […]

How To Market An Author Blog

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Authors have been told time and time again that they need to not only be good writers, but also good marketers too. One of the ways you can promote yourself and your work and start to gain attention is by writing an informative, entertaining author blog. Your author blog is a great addition to your […]

How To Sell More Books

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Every published author would like to sell more books. However, it’s a goal that’s pretty challenging for most. Getting your book written and published is tough, but the far greater challenge is finding readers and persuading them to buy it. In short, if you aren’t willing to make an effort to promote your novel, no […]

How To Sharpen Your Observational Skills

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Good observational skills come in very handy for writers. If we are able to observe things well, we can then recreate these moments in our novels, which helps immerse our readers in the worlds we have created. Observing the way things look, sound, taste, feel is so important for writers, so practicing sharpening those observational […]

Tips To Boost Your Web Traffic

Every author knows that a good author website can massively improve their visibility as a writer, can help to boost their following, and can encourage more potential readers to take the plunge and buy their book. Creating a strong website is not just about quality design, imagery, and content, it’s also about understanding how to […]

Improve your BSR On Amazon

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Your Amazon bestseller ranking can help you understand where your book sits in terms of sales and popularity when compared to other books that sell through the site. Improving your best seller rank is something that all authors should aim for. A low figure means you are doing well. So if you aim to rank […]

3 Ways Sellers Can Use Amazon Best Sellers Rank Information

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Getting your book published on Amazon is a fantastic step for any author. You deserve a moment to step back, relax and give yourself a pat on the back for the mammoth amount of work and effort it took to get you here. What’s important to remember though, is that you are far from the […]

Is Being A Good Marketer More Important Than Being A Good Writer?

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These days, we know that writers can’t really just be writers. If you want to stand a good chance of selling your book you need to be an excellent marketer too. In fact, with the competition as fierce as it is, and growing ever more so, it does stand to question, is being a good […]

What Do Amazon Best Seller Ratings Mean?

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Understanding your Amazon Best Seller rank will help you understand how well your book is doing in terms of sales Books with poor sales figures will have high BSR’s and those with lots of sales will have low BSR’s. So the most popular book and the one that most people have bought will hold position […]

What Do Kindle Bestsellers Have In Common?

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Kindle charts are hugely competitive, and getting your Kindle fiction to rank here is very challenging.  As a writer who has put so much time and effort into your craft, you will undoubtedly want to see your book do well. You want people to read your work, to enjoy it, and for your book to […]

How To Price Your Book On Amazon

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Deciding how much to sell your book for on Amazon kindle can be tricky. You want to be competitive, you want to sell books, but at the same time, you don’t want to sell yourself short.  Self-published authors often agonize over how much to sell their book for. It is worth taking your time to […]

Why The Words Per Page On Amazon Matters

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Lots of authors who come to publish their books on Amazon Kindle want to understand how many words will be printed per page when they finally submit their story. In books and ebooks on Amazon, calculating the number of words per page will help you ascertain how long your novel needs to be to hit […]

Where To Promote Your Book If You Have Zero Budget

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Marketing your book isn’t easy, but a robust marketing plan will help your book get seen by the right kind of readers, and ultimately will mean that you sell more copies of your book. However, if you invested all your blog, sweat, tears, and budget into creating your book, you might be wondering how you […]

Link Building – The Basics

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If you understand the basics of marketing, you’ll know that one way to help drive traffic to your website and boost your sales is through link building. Link building is the process of getting backlinks (links back to your site) on trusted, relevant websites. The more you have, the better you will rank in search […]

Timing Your Book Release On Amazon – Things To Consider

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When it comes to releasing your book on Amazon, timing is everything. Even though it can be tempting to release your book as soon as it is ready, this is not always the optimum course of action.  Lots of authors think that the holiday season might be a good time to publish – a book […]

Is Publishing On Amazon The Right Move?

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So you’ve finished your book. Congratulations! But now comes perhaps the biggest question of all. What on earth are you supposed to do with it? For most authors, publishing their book on Amazon is a no-brainer. It’s a massive platform that can expose your book to millions of readers in territories all across the world. […]

Fake Amazon Reviews – Here’s What You Need To Know

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When it comes to getting reviews for your books on Amazon, it can sometimes feel like pulling teeth. We reach out to bloggers, to our mailing list, we encourage our nearest and dearest to buy our books, but still, the reviews don’t come pouring in. We all know how important word of mouth is. However, […]

Marketing Strategies Every Writer Should Employ

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Writers need to create solid, robust strategic marketing plans for their book. Those who don’t, don’t stand a chance, it really is as simple as that. Many writers, however, find this the hardest part of their job. And it’s no wonder. When we signed up for this writing malarkey it’s because we had a story […]

Solving PPC Advertising Errors

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When it comes to PPC advertising, getting it right is imperative. However, for many beginners out there, getting to grips with PPC isn’t always as straightforward and intuitive as one would like.  PPC is usually used in businesses to help increase the number of people visiting a website or clicking on an advertisement. It is […]

Creating A Buyer Persona For Your Book

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Sally is a stay at home mom. She has two kids and does the school drop off and pick up every morning. She works hard to create a great home life for her family. When she puts the kids to bed she’ll read her book for a couple of hours. She cares about keeping in […]

What To Include In Your Amazon Book Description

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If you want to write an Amazon book description that gets you ahead of the competition then read on! While writing your book description well won’t make it more visible, what it can do is persuade those who happen upon your book to buy it. Optimizing your book description can make a huge difference in […]

SEO Copywriting Tips

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Good SEO copywriting can draw traffic to your website, attract new audiences, create brand loyalty, and make you more visible on search engines. By regularly posting good, SEO optimized copy on your site you can convey messages to your target audience, and persuade them to act in the way you want them to. So what […]

Design Trends To Stay On Top Of

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The new year brings about with it some interesting changes in the design world. In 2020, designers spend a lot of time finding new, creative ways to improve UX and UI. There was a massive increase in the use of immersive 3D elements, and soft shadows as well as floating elements that started to turn […]

An Effective SEO Strategy For The New Year

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The start of a new year is an ideal time to consider how you can create new goals and objectives for your business. By creating considered, time-bound goals you will keep driving forward and achieve what you hope to achieve as the year unfolds. An effective SEO strategy is a smart plan for any business, […]

2021 Digital Marketing Goals For Beginners

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If you don’t have much digital marketing experience, but want to learn some new skills, it can be tough to know what to focus on first. The world of digital marketing can seem a little daunting, especially for beginners. So the best thing to do is take baby steps. Tackle the basics first, and then […]

How To Make Your Blog Compatible With Your Author Brand

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Blogging regularly is one of the most effective ways to gather more readers. Your author website is a platform from which you can present yourself and your work. It is one of the only places where you have complete control and so considering your author brand and how your blog posts tie into that is […]

Everything You Need To Know About Copyediting Your Book For Kindle

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Copyediting is an important stage of any book publishing process, and if you want your book to sell well on Kindle, you need to ensure that you copyedit it yourself first, and then have a professional copyeditor look at it too. Copyediting is different from plain old editing, proofreading, and line editing, and is arguably […]

Creating A Business Plan For Your Book

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A business plan may not be something you’d naturally associate with your work as an author. In fact, it may feel like a rather creatively dampening kind of document. However, spending time thinking about how to monetize your work is important if you want to take your writing from a nice hobby to a lucrative […]

Useful Places To Find A Professional Book Cover Designer

We all know that the truth is people do judge books by their covers, and if you want yours to stand out in an already overcrowded marketplace, it’s a good idea to make sure that you invest some time and research into finding a great book cover designer to help you.  The good news is […]

Useful Google Search Tips For Writers

We all know how to do a Google search, but if writers are hoping to discover where their readers might be hanging out online, it’s a good idea to familiarize themselves with the advanced options that Google offers. Here, we talk you through how to use them to your advantage.  When it comes to connecting […]

Turn Your Blog Posts Into A Kindle eBook

If you have a popular blog, you might want to consider consolidating your blog posts into a Kindle ebook.  If you don’t keep working on your blog, and publishing fresh new content, your following will soon dwindle. Keeping your blog relevant and interesting and your followers engaged takes a massive effort. You also have to […]

The Most Profitable Amazon Keywords

If you aren’t certain which keywords you should target for your Amazon advertisements, you are not alone. Amazon allows you to add 200-300 keywords for each of your advertising campaigns, and choosing wisely can make all the difference to how profitable and successful they are.  So how do you go about selecting the best keywords […]

Should You Put Keywords In Your Book Description?

Deciding whether or not to focus on finding suitable keywords to put in your book description is something that is debated widely amongst indie authors. Does it really help with visibility?  Some authors believe that it’s a waste of time and that Amazon couldn’t care less if you’ve bothered to do so. However, this is […]

Marketing Tips For Your Blog

If you want to make the most of your blog you need to make it stand out. How do you do that? By employing marketing techniques and strategies that will ensure your blog gets noticed. The competition is fiercer than ever, and while you may love writing about the topics you are passionate about, it’s […]

Choosing A Book Title – Everything You Need To Know

When selecting a title for your book, you need to make sure that it’s a good one. Some authors know their book titles before they even start writing; some chop and change as they go, and others find the process incredibly difficult and have many sleepless nights because of it. The truth is that a […]

How To Be A Productive Blogger

If you want to engage and grow your audience, you need to make sure that you consistently deliver great content. A brilliant blog can be a fantastic way to widen your reach, engage new fans, and ultimately boost your product sales. However, you need to learn how to be productive and keep that momentum up […]

Book Marketing Tactics For Indie Authors

If you are a self-published author, you’ll know that your book’s success largely depends on how willing you are to market it. A good book marketing strategy goes a long way. So let’s take a look at some of the top tactics you can employ to ensure that yours gets noticed: Use metadata If you […]

How To Create A Facebook Ad For Your Book

Facebook 1.4 billion users, and as an author, you can’t afford not to market your book to them. Authors know that writing a good book is hugely important, but the next most crucial thing is understanding how to market it. With an oversaturated market and a readership who are increasingly impatient and time-poor, if you […]

International Book Marketing On Amazon

Understanding international book markets on Amazon is so important. When you publish your book on the platform you have the opportunity not only to sell it in your home country but also countries worldwide.  The more well versed you are in these various global markets, the better you will be able to adjust your approach […]

The Advantages Of Selling Via Your Author Website

There are many ways to sell your book, and one of the most effective is via your author website. However, many authors find the idea of setting up and maintaining an author website a little daunting. Doing so, however, will give you an advantage over your competitors and give you a fantastic platform from which […]

Boost Your Writing Productivity Like Never Before

The colder months can make us feel sluggish and slow. Sometimes all we want to do is curl up and hibernate until the spring comes around once more. This feeling of hibernation can be understandable, but can really slow our writing progress down.  However, we all know what happens when we start to get out […]

What Are Amazon Editorial Reviews?

If you aren’t making use of the Amazon Editorial Review section for your book, you could be missing a trick! You can discover it halfway down on your book’s sales page, and you have pretty much complete control of what you put in there. Being smart about it can make all the difference in persuading […]

Choosing The Smartest International Book Categories On Amazon

If you are new to publishing on Amazon Kindle, you need to get savvy about your category selection. Choosing the right categories can make all the difference to your book\s visibility. When you publish, you are given the option of selecting three categories, but there are actually simple ways to get your book added to […]

How To Grow Your Email List Via Facebook

If you are hoping to grow your email list you need to be persistent. Building up a following of loyal fans who are interested in your work and willing to receive information and promotional material from you takes time. However, if you put lots of time and energy into building your list, you’ll come away […]

What Makes An Eye-Catching Cover For Kindle?

If you want your book to stand out in Amazon’s teeming marketplace, a fantastic and eye-catching book cover is one of the best ways to catch your customer’s eyes. While there are many factors that will improve the visibility of your book, one over which you can have complete control as an indie author is […]

Merchandising Tips For Kindle Authors

Publishing your book on Amazon Kindle is one thing, getting people to buy it is quite another.  We have all been bored to death with the stats and facts about how difficult it is to get your book noticed on the amazon marketplace. It is just one of millions that are available to readers and […]

KDP Sales Reports – A Helpful Q & A

If you are baffled by your KDP sales reports, this quick Q & A could help you. Your sales reports are useful because they not only tell you how many books you’ve sold and how much money you’ll receive but can also be useful to better understand how you are performing month on month to […]

Everything You Need To Know About Social Media Influencers

Social media influencers are people who have created a huge army of loyal followers of their social media accounts. So when they upload a picture or video or some content, their fans will view it, like it, and share it. They are called influencers because of the influence they have over their fans. If they […]

Why Google Analytics Is Important For Any Business

When it comes to your business, the more you understand about what’s working, generating leads, selling products, and engaging your customers, the better. Without this knowledge, how can you be sure if people are discovering your website? How can you analyze their behavior when they arrive at your site? Without this knowledge, you’ll have zero […]

How To Update Your Book On Amazon Kindle

Understanding how to update your book on Amazon Kindle after publication is so important, as is making sure you know exactly what it is you can and can’t change after you click the publish button. Here we will talk you through the necessary steps to amend your book details and keep it up to date, […]

Kindle’s ‘Look Inside The Book’ Feature

The Look Inside the Book feature on Amazon Kindle is one that all writers should be aware of and put to good use. This is a program that Amazon has created to allow readers to sample chapters and snippets from your novel to virtually ‘try before they buy.’  When using this feature, the book displayed […]

Trends In Customer Behaviour That Can Impact Your Marketing Efforts

We all know that if you want to boost your sales, widen your reach, and better your reputation, understanding your customer is vital. Keeping your eye on customer buying and behavioral trends will help you tailor your marketing efforts according to their needs and desires and keep you one step ahead of the competition. So […]

CreateSpace Vs. KDP Print – which is better?

Any author who has published a book on Amazon has probably used CreateSpace – their associated print-on-demand platform to create a physical version of their book. However, there is also the option of using KDP Print, a secondary print-on-demand platform that can be used to publish Kindle books. Naturally, authors want to ensure that they […]

The Importance Of Good Keyword Research

When it comes to effective digital marketing, the basics are the most important things to get right. No matter how creative and ingenious and on-trend your marketing efforts are, without first looking at the most fundamental efforts of good SEO, you won’t get very far at all. Keyword research is fundamental to SEO and one […]

Digital Marketing Tips For Authors

While digital marketing might not be something writers feel comfortable with, getting to grips with digital marketing basics is kind of a necessity these days. Authors need to be great writers, but they also need to be marketers, publicists, and willing to put as much time and effort into book promotion as book creation.  Prioritizing […]

How To Pre-Sell Books On Amazon

Amazon’s announcement that they decided to allow authors and publishers to list their books for pre-order on the KDP platform was news to their ears. We all know how challenging it can be gaining momentum and enthusiasm for our books, and being able to use this feature to generate buzz and get those sales locked […]

Timeless Digital Marketing Tips

Some digital marketing tips are probably going to stick around for good. So if you want to ensure that your digital marketing remains solid, here are some of the best rules to follow to ensure you’ll always have a good base and strategy in place to work from. Know your audience Customer research is one […]

Ordering Proof Copies On KDP

If you want to order proof copies of your book on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing platform, here is a useful guide to explain how! Ordering proof copies can be a smart way to ensure that your book comes out correctly when printed into a physical copy. While Amazon’s formatting process is reasonably straightforward, there are […]

Ebook Royalty Options On Amazon’s KDP

If you are thinking about publishing your book on Amazon’s KDP platform, you’ll no doubt be wondering how you’ll get paid. The royalty system on KDP is relatively straightforward, and authors who use this platform can select between two different royalty options for every book that they publish – the 35% royalty option and the […]

Top Tips To Get More Instagram Followers

Whatever kind of business you run, you know that having a reliable website is crucial. However, beyond that, you need to come up with a solid digital marketing strategy that will help your brand become more recognized and trusted, your products and services more widely used, and your business regarded as a leader within your […]

Follow This Plan Before You Launch Your Book On Kindle

If you are ready to launch your book on Amazon Kindle, it’s best to have a solid plan in place first. A good strategic plan will ensure that you reach as many potential buyers as possible, and those sales come rolling in. So what do you need to do to ensure your book launch goes […]

How To increase The Value Of Your Customers

Every time you connect with a new customer you need to think about how to increase their value. We know that acquiring new customers costs much more than retaining old ones, so making sure that we work hard to increase the value of our customers is an essential part of business success.  Finding new customers […]

How To Keep Book Sales Going After Launching Your Book On Amazon

If you want to make money with your writing, your marketing and sales efforts have to be continuous. After the initial buzz of your launch, you need to have a plan to ensure that you continue to see those sales rolling in. So what can you do to ensure that you secure continued success? Here […]

Launching Your Book – A Seven Day Plan For Kindle Authors

If you think you are ready to launch your book on Amazon Kindle, read this seven-day plan first. Use the week before to get everything in order and make sure that your launch runs exactly as you hoped it would.  The moment you launch your book is really huge, and hopefully, you have put in […]

Kindle Authors! Here’s How To Spruce Up your Amazon Author Profile

When it comes to achieving success on Kindle’s author platform you need to learn how to sell yourself. This can be done in a number of ways – through your book cover, your blurb, and your author profile. Your author profile is an opportunity for you to showcase yourself to your readers. It can be […]

How To Use Live Streaming For Your Business

A great way to engage new cohorts of customers, promote your brand, and boost interest in your business if to use live stream technology. Live streaming first became popular in 2016 with social platforms such as YouTube and Mixer capitalizing on the process as it started to boom.  Video content consumption is huge, and so […]

How To Make Explainer Videos To Boost Your Business

Making explainer videos can be a great marketing technique that helps potential customers become more aware of your brand, demonstrates that you are putting customers first, and helps to showcase just how beneficial your products and services can be. So what are some of the ways you can use explainer videos and how do you […]

Creating Engaging Video Content For Your Social Media Sites

If you want to engage your customers, give people a great idea of who you are and what you stand for and get your brand personality across easily, then creating video content can be the way to do it. Video content is used on social media for many different purposes. If your business could create […]

3 Important Secrets Amazon Kindle Authors Need To Know

Becoming a successful author via Amazon Kindle is many a writer’s dream. However, with so much competition, it can be challenging to get your book noticed at all, let alone see it rise up the rankings to bestseller status.  However, the more you learn about Amazon Kindle, the more you’ll discover little tricks, tweaks, and […]

Ways To Discover Your Target Audience

If you want to make sure your market efforts aren’t in vain it is important to communicate effectively. Without effective communication, your messaging could be lost, your campaigns dismissed and all the time and effort you put into curating different types of content marketing, wasted. To communicate effectively with customers and potential customers, you need […]

Why Digital Marketing Is Important

Every business needs to take time to invest in digital marketing. Without a digital presence, no matter how good their products or services, their customers simply won’t be able to discover them. So what value can digital marketing bring to your company? Boosting your brand. Your website is the most obvious place to develop your […]

What Is The Snowflake Method? How To Use It To Write Your Next Kindle Book

Writing a book is no mean feat, and using every tool available to help you is advisable. While we are always bombarded with statistics about how much competition there is out there, it’s worth remembering there are far more people who start to write a book and never finish it than those that complete and […]

How To Better Prioritize Your Tasks

Prioritizing your tasks is so vital. Whether you are trying to write your first novel or attempting to become a successful freelance writer, if you don’t know how best to organize your time and how to ensure that your most important tasks are taken care of, you won’t make the progress you’d hoped. Things will […]

Why Your Very First Line Really Matters For Amazon Readers

You know that people will judge a book by its cover, but do you know what else they will judge a book by? Yes, you got it, its very first line. There are over 200,000 books published across the globe every single month. That’s works out to more than 6,000 a day. If you want […]

Essential Ingredients Every Marketing Plan Must Have

A robust marketing plan can make all the difference when it comes to promoting your business. If you want people to recognize your brand and immediately know who you are and what you are about, then a marketing strategy will help you achieve this. Without a marketing plan, businesses will find it difficult to grow, […]

3 Useful Logo & Branding Tips For Every Business

Branding and marketing your business successfully can be a challenge, regardless of whether you are a huge corporation or a small independent seller. Particularly for those with minimal budgets and overstretched teams, a marketing plan can be something of an afterthought, put together at the very last minute with no research or strategic thinking behind […]

A Quick Guide To Formatting On Kindle

Many self-publishing authors find getting their book up on Amazon and ready for sale a daunting task. While the process itself isn’t over complicated, one big hurdle can be getting the formatting compatible, so your book will upload without errors. Amazon’s KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) service improves year on year, and the team is always […]

Top Tips To Succeed At Self-Publishing

If you want to give your self-published book the best chance of success, take a look at the following tips to help you. Write a series Books that are part of a series tend to enjoy more meaningful success. This is because readers will return for more if they love the characters and want to […]

How To Build Creative Facebook Advertising Campaigns

If you want to reach new audiences and create an impact, boost your brand, and get more customers to visit your website, a Facebook advertising campaign can be just the thing, but how do you create one? When you decide how to set up a campaign, you need to choose between different ad creatives, and […]

The Most Important SEO Tips For Every Business

If you are looking to improve your company’s SEO, you need to understand its intricacies. Working on your business’s SEO isn’t necessarily a ‘one size fits all’ task. Your approach will depend on many factors such as the size of your business, how much time you can dedicate to SEO, what your goals are, and […]

Useful Tips For KDP Authors

Publishing on KDP can be the beginning of a hugely exciting journey for many writers. However, since you’ve put all that hard work into perfecting your book for publication, it’s well worth making sure you know all the tips and tricks to make the most of the platform before you publish. So before you publish […]

How To Find The Best Keywords For Your Books and Ebooks Published On Kindle

When you publish a new book on Amazon KDP, you get the opportunity to use seven keywords to help readers discover your book. Choosing these keywords can be a mammoth task, and doing thorough keyword research will massively pay off. Many authors have no experience in researching keywords or even understand their power until they […]

How To Write A Great Amazon Author Bio

If you want to sell more books on Amazon Kindle, you need to do everything in your power to make your book as noticeable as possible. One of the ways to do this is by writing a compelling author bio. Your author bio is a chance to showcase your writing skills and your personality. It’s […]

Simple Digital Marketing Tips To Help Beat Your Competition

If you feel like digital marketing is overwhelming and that you are continually trying to catch up with your competition, it might be a good idea to step back, take stock, and reassess your strategy. In today’s marketplace, it is undeniable that a strong online presence can help to boost any businesses, and whatever industry […]

How To Make Money On Amazon Through KDP

Once you have written your book and published it on KDP, you can’t simply rest on your laurels and expect the dollar to start rolling in. This is the time where the real work begins. In this article, we talk you through the necessary steps to become a successful self-published author on Kindle and how […]

Should You Write Across Multiple Genres When Publishing on KDP?

When it comes to successful book publishing, one thing that you need to decide is what genre your book falls under. This is something that you have to select when publishing on Amazon and getting this wrong could mislead readers and mean your book is not found by those who could be truly interested in […]

Editing Your Book For Kindle Direct Publishing

Editing your book can fill writers with as much dread as excitement. On the one hand, it means that you have finished your first draft, and that is something to be massively celebrated. On the other, you will be aware that you still have a long road to continue down before your work is complete, […]

Creating a successful book launch on Kindle Direct publishing

If you have completed your novel, you’ll undoubtedly be excited to get it out there and share it with potential readers, and naturally, Kindle Direct Publishing is a great place to start! While self-publishing on this platform is a huge step, it is essential o take your time. You’ve invested so much time and energy […]

How To Successfully Migrate A Website

Website migration is no walk in the park. However, for many business owners, it is a necessary stage in the development and improvement of their offering. Deciding to migrate a site means you’ve got to be prepared to make a lot of decisions, be incredibly organized, and ready to overcome various technical challenges. You need […]

Google Local Inventory Ads – What Exactly Are They?

Google Local Inventory Ads can be particularly useful for driving traffic to your shop by advertising what’s on offer (i.e., your inventory) and telling your customers where you are based. Including Google Local Inventory Ads in your marketing strategy makes good sense for any business owner with a bricks and mortar store. If customers want […]

What’s Happening With Kindle in 2020?

Now we are halfway through the year; it’s a great time to analyze what’s happening with Kindle and observe the trends that have come up over the last six months and what we can expect going forward. For any writer, understanding what’s hot and what’s not in kindle publishing is essential. If you are hoping […]

What Are Gallery Ads? Everything You Need To Know

When it comes to advertising your business, there are many different avenues to explore. Using online advertising can be a great way to boost your sales, make your brand more recognizable, and discover new customer cohorts. Of course, businesses must ensure that they have a strategy in mind and a clear goal to work towards. […]

Why Conversion Rate Optimisation Is Important

When someone lands on your website and acts in the way you want them to, i.e., by buying a product or signing up for a newsletter, this is known as a conversion. While lots of energy is spent by marketers trying to drive traffic to their websites, if visitors then leave without taking action, what […]

A Beginners Guide To KDP

If you are new to the self-publishing world, one of the platforms that is arguably the most important to familiarise yourself with is Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). Most authors choose to self-publish to get there work out there without delay and want to have ultimate control over how that work is delivered to the public. […]

How Will COVID-19 Affect The Landscape Of Digital Marketing?

When COVID-19 struck, it caused countries around the globe to go into lockdown. In an instant, the way that millions of businesses all over had to operate, dramatically changed. Almost overnight, a considerable number of companies had to re-examine their offering, undergoing a digital transformation. Those previously reliant on the majority of their sales taking […]