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We are an Official Partner of Indie Author Day!

Indie Author Day

Here at Written Word Media we believe that books are a force for good in this world, and we are always searching for new ways to help authors promote their work. We are happy to announce that we are an official partner of Indie Author Day, a national event held on October 8th, 2016 that […]

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The Best Book Promotion Sites to Promote Your eBook

You’ve written an eBook, congratulations! The next step is to get it into the hands of readers. The best way to get your story in front of people is a book promotion site. Here’s a collection of the best book promotion sites that offer a range of options to promote your eBook. 1. Freebooksy: The Best Book […]

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Book Publicity: How to Get Free PR for Your Book

A few weeks ago I attended a media training event with panels presented by journalists from national news outlets (NPR, Associated Press, Mashable, Techcrunch, Time Warner News Broadcasting). These journalists are the ones who are writing and reporting on stories, and the people we are all trying to reach. Here are their tips for how […]

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Top Five Tips for Engaging Readers from a Bestselling Author

Staying connected to readers and making sure that you can interact with them isn’t just a necessity in this industry, it’s vital. Social media has given us some incredible opportunities, as authors, to be able to stay in touch with readers. Quite honestly, not only does interacting with readers on social media help me as […]

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The Friday Five: Indie Publishing News (April 18th – April 22nd)

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Smashwords released the findings of their fifth annual 2016 Smashwords Survey this week. The survey takes a data-driven approach to identify potential best practices that can give authors an incremental advantage and identifies habits of the most successful authors. Mark Coker has done a great job of summarizing the key takeaways here. If you’re going to read one article this week, the survey findings should be it.

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