How to Research for Good Market Niches – The Unscientific Approach

There are two approaches to figuring out What to Write The Scientific Approach. This involves using keyword tools, researching what searches are popular on Google, and researching the Kindle Store The Unscientific Approach. This involves going through the store and the bestseller lists and getting a ‘feel’ for what is selling and what might sell […]

Good Book Descriptions & Bad Book Descriptions

Book Descriptions are incredibly overrated Book Descriptions are so overrated by authors it is remarkable. Authors tend to have this magnificent vision of what they think happens when readers reach a page – That the reader forgets everything else and reads the Book Description That the Book Description tells the reader – the book is […]

Author Budgeting & Finances Guide – What to Prioritize if You Have a Limited Budget for Creating Your Book

The Rough General Guidelines In General, you want to prioritize your Budget for your Book in the following manner  40% to Creating a Very High quality product. This includes editing, proofreading, cover, and everything else involved in creating a polished final product (your book)  30% to Marketing via External Channels  30% to Building Your Own […]

The Importance of Proof Reading

Proof reading and proof readers occupy a very interesting place Proof Readers don’t do something that is very VISIBLE and in your face. They don’t design covers which you see right on your book page every time you open the page Proof Readers are not like Sales and Marketing which gets you book sales – […]

Things that Scare Readers Away AKA What Authors should NEVER do

This is just a Grand List of things we see Authors do, which totally kill their book sales and their happiness. As far as possible, avoid doing these things Writing Something that No One Wants to Read This is by far the biggest mistake you can make. Before you spend 6 years researching and writing […]

Does Your Book need an Editor?

One of the most interesting questions that some new authors ask is – Does My Book Need an Editor? That is equivalent to the Scriptwriter for a movie asking – Does the Movie Need a Director? If that seems an exaggeration to you, then chances are you do not have enough experience as an author […]