Are you writing for fun or profit, is it a business or is it a hobby? Without evidence of published works and records of profits and losses, it is a hobby, so says the IRS. Why even ask the question? Why does it matter? All too often, in my experience anyway, we women deny the importance […]
My husband loves to watch a TV reality show called The Curse of Oak Island. Apparently people have been searching the tiny island in Nova Scotia for centuries in hopes of unearthing either buried treasure or the ark of the covenant. Rick and Marty Lagina are twenty-first-century explorers and hosts who frequently refer to their […]
Living in the age of technology is an exciting adventure. Just watching the progress of computers alone is amazing. To think how far we’ve come in such a short amount of time, vastly increasing technological capabilities while at the same time making devices smaller and more portable. This has made it possible for thrilling breakthroughs […]
Free, 99 cent or…? A Kindle Select 90-day case study: improving rankings & sales using Kindle Select. You may find the results surprising.
Kindle Countdown Deals is a new KDP Select benefit that allows authors to run limited-time discount promotions on their books, which can help earn more royalties and reach more readers. Customers can see the regular price and the promotional price on the book’s detail page, as well as a countdown clock telling them how much […]
KDP Select program makes it easier to Manage your Benefits. You ncan see at a glance what promotions you have run or have scheduled for your books. IMPORTANT: You can only have one program enabled at a time. This means, if you have pre-scheduled KDP Select Free book promotion set (as shown in the above […]
As a writer, time is precious and the thought of marketing sends chills down our spine. We are all busy: life has a way of sucking away time away until there is little left. Many authors try to do as much marketing at one time as possible. This only creates frustration and near – exhaustion. […]