Self-publishing is more popular than ever, which means more and more writers and authors are DIYing all aspects of their books, including designing the books themselves. Unfortunately, sometimes self-designed books are pretty obvious, especially self-designed book covers. But don’t worry, you’re not fated to… Read More »Design Your Book Like a Pro feat. LeAnna Weller Smith
I know many bloggers who sell an eBook on their websites. That’s great, but I think not taking the next step and getting your book on Amazon is a big mistake. You’re missing out on some big opportunities by not having your book on Amazon.… Read More »Get Your eBook on Amazon!
Every day I talk to bloggers who are dead set on publishing their book as an eBook. Many of them only want to sell that eBook as a PDF on their website. When I ask them why, I usually hear a variation of one… Read More »The 4 Myths of Creating a Physical Book
The process of publishing a book can seem pretty mysterious to aspiring authors. What exactly goes on behind those closed doors? Publishing seems complicated and overwhelming, so much so that most people don’t follow through on their dreams of becoming an author. That’s why… Read More »The Importance of Book Design feat. Clare Marshall
You’ve thought about writing a book. Maybe it’s something that you’ve always wanted to do. Maybe you know that becoming an author will be an amazing way to grow your business, but it’s just not a priority. Today’s episode is all about shifting your… Read More »Stop Procrastinating! Why You Need to Publish Your Book NOW
I’m launching my second book, Blogger to Author: Turn Your Content into a Book in less than a week! So, in Episode 16, I wanted to give you a behind-the-scenes look into how I wrote the book. I walk you through my process, from… Read More »Behind the Scenes of Creating and Launching My New Book
Some authors aren’t interested in self publishing at all. They have their hearts set on working with a “real” publisher, a traditional publisher. Unfortunately, working with a traditional publisher isn’t as simple as sending in a manuscript and getting paid for it. In Episode… Read More »Getting Started with Traditional Publishing feat. Debbie Reber
I wanted to answer a question that I get on a somewhat regular basis: “How much does it cost to publish a book?” Writing a book can seem scary if you think you have to put out a lot of money. You may have heard horror… Read More »How Much Does it Cost to Write a Book?
Just over a week ago, I attended the FitBloggin’ 2016 conference in Indianapolis, IN. The keynote speaker there was Lisa Delaney, author of the book “Secrets of a Former Fat Girl.” Lisa has been working in publishing for years, so it was probably easier for… Read More »Why I’m Choosing to Self-Publish