Category Archives for "Books"

Oct 31

Crowdfunding for Self-Publishing Authors by guest Justine Schofield (of @pubslush)

By Rachel Thompson | Blog

I loved this article and had to share it with you. Credit: Originally published in Self-Publishers Monthly (Sept-Oct 2013) http://www.selfpublishersmonthly.com, used by permission. Crowdfunding is a new concept that can aide aspiring writers who are hoping to self-publish. Crowdfunding allows writers to raise funds for publishing in the pre-publication phase, while also gauging the initial market for their […]

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Jul 26

The ‘Secret’ To A Successful Virtual Book Tour by guest @PandoraPoikilos

By Rachel Thompson | Blog

Please welcome Pandora Poikilos, owner of Orangeberry Book Tours. People either aren’t familiar with the book tour concept or don’t quite understand it, so I asked Pandora to share her insights!    The ‘Secret’ to A Successful Virtual Book Tour  by Pandora Poikilos  Ever since self-publishing has become accessible, author services have also become increasingly […]

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May 30

The Psychology of Bad Reviews

By Rachel Thompson | Blog

The Psychology of Bad Reviews    *I’m not a psychologist, nor do I play one on TV.   Now that my third book, Broken Pieces, is out, I’ve experienced the highest of the highs (contacted by a few publishers to create a print version, several award nominations and an honorable mention, and 5-stars from Midwest […]

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May 24

How To Effectively NOT Sell Your Book

By Rachel Thompson | Blog

How To Effectively NOT Sell Your Book   Last week I wrote about the three-step process to marketing your book. This week we focus on sales.   First, let’s explain the difference between marketing and sales:   Marketing is everything that you do to reach and persuade prospects. The sales process is everything that you […]

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