This week we have another very very successful self-publisher who recently secured a movie deal and who is a very good marketer. Lisa Grace has great business sense and understands both sides of the business, author side and publishing biz side. Understanding both is a huge benefit and an advantage. Give it a listen and you will see her attitude towards it!
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Indie Author Chat – latest places to get free information. Great resource made with Samantha Fury.
You should have a website, get a domain in your author name, not your books name. Brand your name first.
You can use Freewebs, weebly or hire an expert, even for a budget price of $150-200 (expensive sites with a lot of customization would cost 2000-4000 dollars)
Make your name prominent on the cover. Short titles work better.
“It’s like Buffy the Vampire Slayer minus the vampires!”
“[For marketing] What worked in 2011 no longer works in 2013”
Tip for new writers:
.wps files are good, don’t do any fancy formatting – bold, italics, paragraphs.
Write what you are passionate about, don’t write what is popular right now. Your passion will come through in your work which is important.
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