[Video] A Quick Guide on How to Use Amazon Ads video resource Dec 13, 2023

In today's digital age, writers have more opportunities than ever to promote their books. But, with countless books competing for readers' attention, effective promotion is key to successful...

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[Video] How to "Hook and Hold" Your Reader in Nonfiction video resource Dec 08, 2023

Keeping a reader's attention from the first chapter to the last is crucial to publishing a successful nonfiction book. But new writers struggle to engage their readers. They bog down their...

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[Video] How to Edit Your Manuscript After the First Draft video resource Nov 29, 2023

Many new writers believe their manuscript is ready for a publisher after writing the first draft. This isn't true.

Before you submit your manuscript for publication, it needs to be...

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[Video] How to Move from the Book-to-Service Path video resource Nov 20, 2023

Nonfiction authors possess a powerful tool beyond the pages of their books. They have the opportunity to turn readers into loyal customers for their services.

But how do you convert a reader to a...

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[Video] A Breakdown of Story Architecture in Memoir Writing video resource Nov 16, 2023

Story structure is just as important to memoir writing as it is to fiction writing.

Story structures establishes the overarching theme--the "why"--of your story. And it keeps your story...

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[Video] What Types of Editing Exist for Self-Published Authors video resource Nov 10, 2023

Curious about the different types of editing for self-published authors?

In our latest video, we break it down for you: 

  • Developmental Editing: Crafting the big picture of your manuscript.
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[Video] The Differences Between Writing an Academic Paper and a Book video resource Nov 01, 2023

The main difference between an academic paper and a book is your intended audience. 

Academic papers are written for academia. They emphasize methodology, data, and citations. And they...

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[Video] The Importance of Defining Your Core Audience video resource Oct 25, 2023

Your journey to success begins with knowing who truly connects with your message. It's about defining your core audience. The readers who will resonate with your book's content.  

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[Video] Why You Need to "Hook and Hold" Your Reader video resource Oct 18, 2023

"My job is to hook the reader right away. If I hook the reader, then I can do whatever I want," says novelist and memoirist Donna Freitas.

A hook is key to writing a commercially viable book....

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[Video] How to Build a Platform video resource Oct 11, 2023

"How do I build a platform?"

Building a platform can seem both tedious and overwhelming, and many new writers don't know where to start. Stephanie Chandler, author of The Nonfiction Book...

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[Video] How to Make Sure You Succeed the First Time with Amazon Ads video resource Oct 03, 2023

Are you Author A, Author B, or Author C?

Diving into the world of book marketing, we all hope to be Author A - the one with the profitable ads and the seamless sales. But the journey isn't always...

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[Video] How to Find Independent Publishing Houses video resource Sep 27, 2023

Are you struggling to find an independent publishing house?

Emily Enger of Good Enough Book Marketing recommends starting with trade magazines. The most popular are Writer's Digest...

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