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.

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...

Series Promo Results: What To Expect

A few months ago we detailed successful strategies for promoting your series, and we highlighted the new and improved Freebooksy Series Promotion. In this article we share the results of all the Se...

How to Create an Amazon Book Series Page

One of the major advantages of writing into a series is that your books are automatically grouped and linked on Amazon, making it easier for readers to find the next book in the series. If you writ...