Nick Spalding is the bestselling self-published author in the UK. He recently signed a six-figure book deal. His romantic comedies Love… From Both Sides and Love… And Sleepless Nights were the first and third-best-selling self-published e-books in 2012. With Amazon saying 15% of Kindle sales come from authors with no book deal, here are his top 10 tips to succeeding in a crowded field.
Self Publishing Your Own Book: When Should You Consider It? Self-publishing your own book is one of the publishing industry’s dirty little secrets. Mainstream publishers, editors, and authors easily dismiss self-publishing and print on demand publishing as a rip-off for both the writer and reader. After all, if the writer was a real writer then […]
We’re not going to dig too deep into the advantages an e-reader brings, however, you can’t get past the fact that their special screens are designed for extended reading without extra effort on the eyes, they can easily resist the sunlight glare and there are many to add on top of these. So, let’s jump […]
The more you engage with customers, the clearer things become and the easier it is to determine what you should be doing” — John Russell, President of Harley Davidson.
I conclude this series by exploring how you can develop a relationship with your readers over time and build your platform as an author.
Welcome back! Today’s post, the ninth in the “Self-Publish a Book” series is all about writing and self-publishing a great book. Previous Posts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8 Formulating your pre-publication marketing campaign If you’ve been building your profile as a writer for some time, you probably have a mailing list […]