Does the length of a book impact on purchasing decisions and what does this mean for new authors?
Ultimately the aim of marketing in publishing is to get people talking about your book and interested in your book
What books will you be packing in your suitcase this summer for your holiday reading?
Last year was a bumper year for book sales, according to the Publishers Association, with total spend on printed and digital books rising by 4% to £3.3billion in the UK
The challenge in writing is to set aside a regular time to sit down and write, whether that’s an hour an evening, or every Sunday afternoon, or whatever fits in with the weekly grind. And then have the resolve and the commitment to stick to it.
A new survey reveals that readers are heavily influenced by recommendations from trusted friends.
We get many enquiries from people who are unsure of the difference between self publishing and traditional publishing. It can be confusing, so here’s a short guide.
Comparing different book genres is difficult, but ultimately what matters is how good the book is and whether it stays with you afterwards.
Increasingly publishers are looking to find new authors among self published authors who have a successful track record, rather than taking a punt on an unknown author.
Kindles are great. But did you know you can use your Kindle to read ebooks that weren’t bought through Amazon? If, for example, you’ve purchased and downloaded an ebook from somewhere other than Amazon, and you want to read it on your Kindle, here’s how to do it: First, you’re going to need the ebook […]
We’ve had a surge of enquiries about book publishing in the first week of January – which does make us wonder whether New Year resolutions have anything to do with that. The manuscript that’s sat there for months (years?) – has the writer finally resolved to do something with it?
Of the 100 listed Kindle books on Amazon’s bestsellers for 2012, 15 were self-published (at least originally)
Amazon has published its bestsller lists for 2012. Many of the top selling books do not have a high rating so can marketing overcome poor reviews?
Choosing the right typeface for your book is important to ensure it is readable and pleasurable. Choose a serif typeface that makes the text flow.
An ISBN is not compulsory. However, it will make your book look more professional, and if you want to sell your title through major bookselling chains, or Internet booksellers, they will require you to have an ISBN to assist their internal processing and ordering systems.