great book cover

Elements of a Great Book Cover

It sure seems like I’ve hit on this topic quite a bit lately, but let’s face it. Readers WILL judge your book by its cover. Sometimes, they don’t just stop at the front cover. In…

bad marketing strategies

Bad Marketing Strategies in Kindle Publishing

We all know the key to success in self-publishing is consistently producing quality content. It’s easier now more than ever to produce content. However, just because you published a book doesn’t mean you’ll make money…

Amazon Kindle Keywords

Amazon Kindle Keywords to Avoid

In my YouTube videos about Amazon Keyword Optimization, I shared how to find and optimize Amazon Kindle Keywords for your ebooks. However, I failed to mention how Amazon has specific keywords to avoid and general…

Createspace Publishing

Createspace Publishing: How to Add Categories

Createspace Publishing is the greatest way to self-publish paperback books to release on the Amazon marketplace and a bevy of other platforms through their expanded distribution. If you are quick to write off Createspace Publishing…