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7 Options for Bulk Book Sales

7 Options for Bulk Book Sales

There are plenty of other places to sell your books in bulk, and you can do so without having to accept returns. Here are some options for bulk book sales: Large corporations can distribute your books at their events or tradeshows. Instead of a coffee mug, pen or other boring promotional item, they can give

Ruth K. Ross, Author of Coming Alive: The Journey to Reengage Your Life and Career

Ruth K. Ross, Author of Coming Alive: The Journey to Reengage Your Life and Career

Ruth Ross, one of the most credible and authentic people you will ever meet on the subject of employee engagement, is the author of the recently released book “Coming Alive: The Journey To Reengage Your Life And Career.” The desire to write “Coming Alive” came out of Ruth’s own experiences in Corporate America. Having been

Amazon’s KDP Select Program

For authors with ebooks published via the Kindle Digital Publishing (KDP) program, there is an option to participate in the controversial KDP Select program. With this program, you can make your ebook (Kindle version) available in Amazon’s lending library where Amazon Prime members can borrow your ebook. In exchange, Amazon sends out checks each quarter to participating authors as a

Dana Manciagli, Author of Cut the Crap, Get a Job! A New Job Search Process for a New Era

Dana Manciagli, Author of Cut the Crap, Get a Job! A New Job Search Process for a New Era

Dana Manciagli, called “a combination of Jillian Michaels and Suze Orman for careers,” has been a corporate executive for more than 30 years and has leveraged her employee hiring and management experience into that of author, blogger, keynote speaker, career coach, and global career expert. Visit Dana’s website at www.DanaManciagli.com Dana has had a remarkable

Using Amazon’s Search Inside the Book Program

Amazon allows shoppers to preview the contents of a book by serving up pages within the book, which is intended to recreate the experience of browsers in a bookstore thumbing through the pages of a book. This feature can entice readers to make a purchase decision, and if your book is done well, it should enhance sales. This feature

Create an Author Central Account

Create an Author Central Account

Amazon gives authors a fair amount of control and exposure by allowing you to create a free Author Central account: http://authorcentral.amazon.com/. As soon as your book is published and available on Amazon, you should create your account immediately. Once you launch your account and claim your book(s), you can build out your author profile by including your photo, bio,

Ebooks are Not Optional (and Vice Versa)

Ebooks are Not Optional (and Vice Versa)

One question I’m asked often is whether or not I think it’s important to have an ebook edition for a book. The answer is almost always an emphatic Yes. The ebook market has exploded in recent years. If your book is in print, I can assure you that you will miss out on readers if you don’t

Authors: Start pinning content on Pinterest

Authors: Start pinning content on Pinterest

One of the great benefits of pinning photos to Pinterest is that a link is automatically included back to the source of the pinned photo. So if you pin a book from Amazon, the image will be linked back to the book’s page on Amazon. You can also add descriptions to each photo that you pin to your board

50 Reasons to Contact the Media

50 Reasons to Contact the Media

1. Comment on industry trend 2. Holiday tie-in 3. Piggyback on breaking news 4. Industry statistics 5. Contest launch 6. Contest results 7. A contest you’ve won 8. Announce a new book, product or service 9. Innovative use for your product or service 10. Off-the-wall promotion 11. Special event 12. Comment on news story 13.

How to Add More Content to Your Blog

How to Add More Content to Your Blog

Whenever I discuss the benefits of blogging, inevitably I hear grumbles and groans from the audience. It seems that many people resist blogging due to the fear that it will take a lot of time. While it’s true that blogging can be time-consuming, there are ways to make it easier. I have been blogging for