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Holiday Author Marketing – Survey Results

When most people think of the holiday season, hot chocolate and snow angels come to mind. We love a cup of cocoa as much as the next person, but all we want for Christmas is a report on holiday author marketing¬†trends.¬†We couldn’t find a report to gift ourselves, so we compiled our own. We surveyed […]

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Summer Sales Trends

The summer doldrums. The dog days of summer. The slow season. Not very cheerful in terms of book sales, perhaps, but that’s the truth of summer in ecommerce. People travel, take vacations, and spend time outside – which means fewer hours in front of the computer shopping. Fewer eyes on your book. Fewer dollars spent […]

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Want to Write for Freebooksy?

Authors: we recently started a new blog on Freebooksy focused on the joy of reading. And we’d love to have you contribute. The audience for the blog are readers (not authors) and the content we are posting is focused on reading, books, and things that readers love. You can see some of our recent articles […]

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How To Price Your eBook

There is an ongoing debate among authors on how best to price their ebooks. As the author of your ebook, you are in the best position to determine the optimal price for your ebook. You have access to all your sales data and how it fluctuates when you run different promotions. However, it’s always useful […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Freebooksy Feature

So you have a KDP Select promo coming up, and have a Freebooksy Feature booked. Congrats. Here are some tips to make the most of your promotion: Before your promotion: Log into your KDP Select account and double-check that your free day has been scheduled. Triple check that the date of your free promo matches […]

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Facebook For Authors: How To Create Facebook Ads

By Taylor Coil If you’ve never tried Facebook Ads before, the process can be a bit daunting. Fear not: we’re seasoned professionals and can help you out. Here’s a step-by-step process to creating your first Facebook Ad to get more likes. 1. Locate the Ads Manager. Look on the left hand sidebar of your News […]

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Join a Twitter Chat for Writers This Summer

Engage with your readers on Twitter in a new an fun way this summer – join a chat for authors on Twitter! If you’re unfamiliar with the concept of a Twitter chat, here’s how it works: The host(s) decide on a hashtag, topic, date, and time. On the decided date (ex: Wednesday at 5PM EST), […]

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eBook Prices: How to Price an eBook

By Taylor Coil Pricing an eBook takes more thought than slapping a number into Amazon and watching sales skyrocket. There are essentially three factors to think about when discussing ebook prices: Perception of value Number of units that will sell at set price Revenue earned per unit at set price Let’s look into all three. […]

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4 Tips for Getting Featured on Freebooksy

We love authors. We want to help you sell more books. That’s why we offer editorial submissions: so that authors without a marketing budget can still get the word out about their books. However, we can’t feature every book that comes through our editorial submissions. Here’s how to maximize your chances of being featured.   […]

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Twitter Hashtags to Help you Sell More Books

Hashtags allow new readers to find you on Twitter. A great way to promote your book is to include hashtags that already have a following on Twitter, in your tweets.  How exactly does that work?  You simply append the hashtag to the end of your tweet when it’s relevant.  Here is a list of hashtags […]

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