Author Archives: Beth Cadman

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 […]