Marketing

Marketing might not sound like the most exciting part of being an author, but we think it can be a lot of fun. Mark our words, we’re book marketing nerds, and soon you’ll be one too.

Hindsight in 2020: The eBook Market During Covid-19

What a year it has been! I think it's safe to say that none of us anticipated or expected 2020 to deliver a global pandemic, in addition to a myriad of other unexpected events. As we head into the ...

How to Promote an Audiobook on Audio Thicket

We are excited to introduce the latest addition to the Written Word Media family - Audio Thicket! Audio Thicket is a promotion site dedicated to helping authors drive sales and redemptions of audio...

How to Measure KENP Read from Amazon Ads

Authors with books enrolled in Kindle Unlimited were long frustrated by Amazon Ads inability to report on the number of Kindle Edition Normalized Pages (KENP) Read generated by ads. Thankfully, in ...

How to Use a Short Story to Sell More Books

Short stories occupy a bit of an awkward niche in self-publishing. It can be hard to generate revenue for a single short story published on its own, but not many authors have so many short story id...