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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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April Special Offer: Sell More Books with Bargain Booksy

During the month of April we have partnered with KindleBoards and World Literary Cafe to give your book even more exposure! Authors who purchase a Bargain Booksy Feature for an April feature will ALSO be included in the KindleBoards daily blog post (with links to the post from KindleBoards’ Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail newsletter) and on the WLC […]

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March Special Offer: More Book Exposure with the Feature Plus!

UPDATE: All the KindleBoards slots for March have been filled.  During the month of March we have partnered with KindleBoards to give your book even more exposure! Authors who purchase a Feature PLUS for a March feature will ALSO be included in the KindleBoards daily blog post (with links to the post from KindleBoards’ Facebook, Twitter, and […]

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Selfpublishing Options: Where Should You Self Publish Your eBook?

By Taylor Coil You’ve written a great book. You want to get it in the hands of readers. You don’t want to deal with a traditional publisher – or maybe you tried, but they passed on your book. So you’ve decided to self publish. Unfortunately, the world of self-publishing is confusing. Everyone has different regulations […]

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How to Schedule a Free Promotion in KDP Select

KDP Select is a wonderful thing, but can be pretty confusing at times. We’ve had a couple of authors new to KDP Select tell us they’ve had trouble using the promotions manager in author central. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make sure your book goes free when it’s supposed to. 1. Log into […]

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Freebooksy Report: The State of KDP Select Free Promotions

In May of this year, Freebooksy commissioned a survey of authors who had used KDP Select’s free promotion days between January and April 2012. 72 authors completed the survey. Some of these authors had been featured on Freebooksy, some had not. We posted the link to the survey in Kindle forums and groups to get […]

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Go On, Brag a Little…

Have you and your book been featured by Freebooksy? That’s no small feat as we hand-pick all the books featured on our site. We figured you may want to brag about this, so we created this cool badge for you to share on your blog or website. Just grab the code underneath the badge and […]

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