Archive for May 2019

Are you embarrassed by your previous books and just want a do-over on them? Should you rewrite your old books? What happens to the old editions on Amazon? I discuss it all in this episode.

Video podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/rVrE8me3hVk

 

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Authors can often be tempted to create a separate website for their books. Seems cheap and easy to do until... well, I explain in this episode.

Video podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/S91mnrSGW6E

Read more on this topic on my blog:

https://toughnickel.com/self-employment/Should-You-Set-Up-a-Book-Page-on-Your-Website

https://toughnickel.com/self-employment/Self-Publishing-Tips-Should-You-Buy-a-Domain-Name-for-Your-Book-Title

Website: https://heidithorne.com

 

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Swag, which is slang for imprinted promotional products and merchandise, can be very effective for marketing. But when it comes to self published books, it can be a huge money waster. I explain why in this episode.

Video podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/i6IR1I16KMM

Read these tips on my blog: https://toughnickel.com/self-employment/Book-Promotions-Using-Swag-What-You-Need-to-Know

Listen to a FREE sample of my audio book, SWAG: How to Choose and Use Promotional Products for Marketing Your Business, on Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/B07FXZ2DDQ/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-123241&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_123241_rh_us

Or get SWAG on Amazon in print or eBook at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J1RP5H6

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I've never used a book launch team, and don't recommend them for self published authors. Not only do they dance on the edge of Amazon policy violations and ethics, they could impact your early book sales, too. I rant on why in this episode. Got an opinion? Connect with me on Twitter (@heidithorne).

Video podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/0Cxp93R5mcc

If you'd rather read my rant, here ya go: https://toughnickel.com/self-employment/Book-Launch-Teams-Why-I-Dont-Recommend-Them-for-Self-Publishing

And here's the link to listen to a FREE sample of my new audio book on Audible, Blogging for Money: Myths and Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Blog for Profithttps://www.audible.com/pd/B07R43RXQK/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-149948&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_149948_rh_us

You can also get the new audio book on Amazon and iTunes Audio Books.

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