Book Marketing (65)

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How to Write a Great Book Subtitle [With Examples]

Sometimes, a book title alone isn’t enough to capture readers’ attention. Enters the book…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Market Your First Book: 8 Tips 

Whether you're working with a traditional publisher or you’re self-publishing, one thing's for sure:…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Get Amazon Book Reviews

How to get Amazon book reviews and boost your chances of convincing people to…

By Sarah Yoo

12 Book Blurb Examples to Get You Inspired

As an author, you know the importance of a captivating first line. But what…

By Mihaela Bidilică

The ARC Review Process: Build Your ARC Team and Get Reviews

ARC reviews help readers find books they love while helping authors increase their social…

By Monica Dube

Posts, Poems, and Prose: Influencers Transitioning from Social Media to the Literary World

You’ve seen them on YouTube, Instagram, or any other platform that connects you no…

By Mihaela Bidilică

12 Book Promotion Ideas to Increase Book Sales

As an indie author, walking the route of self-publishing requires book marketing strategies as…

By Sarah Yoo

Reignite Reader Interest: How to Relaunch a Book

Launching a book is a thrilling experience, but what happens when the initial buzz…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Use BISAC Codes to Increase Your Book's Visibility on Amazon

Metadata in publishing is the information about a book: it includes the author, title,…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Writers’ Resources: Unlock Your Creativity and Write with Confidence 

Setting out to write a novel may seem difficult even for experienced authors, but…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Creating a Pen Name: Why Writing Under a Pen Name Works

Many authors choose to write under a pen name, seeking a level of anonymity…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Market a Self-Published Book (Under a Budget!)

How to market a self-published book under a budget? Perhaps this is a humble…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Choose Amazon's KDP Categories: Two Options

If you're a self-published author aiming to maximize visibility and sales on Amazon, you…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Book Blurbs: 8 Tips on How to Write a Blurb for a Book

Book design matters, so it’s no wonder that authors and publishers take a lot…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Guide to Ebook Metadata: How to Manage Book Details to Increase Book Sales

There is much talk about book metadata, given its importance to authors and publishers…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How Bonus Content Can Up Your Book Marketing Strategy

Bonus content is an author's gift to readers who opt-in to their email list…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Book Promo Stacking [& How to Ace It]

Promo stacking in publishing boosts authors’ visibility and sales. Promo stacking used to involve…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Create an Author Media Kit [Includes Author Media Kit Examples]

The author media kit is a comprehensive package that provides all the necessary information…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Get Noticed as a Writer—Before and After Getting Published

With millions of books published each year, including approximately 3 million self-published works, standing…

By Mihaela Bidilică

7 Best Book Marketing Services & Tactics to Consider

There’s no way around it. To succeed in self-publishing, you’ve got to promote. But…

By Sarah Yoo

Complete Guide to Social Media for Self-Published Authors in 2024

Social media has become a part of our daily lives. When we wish to…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

6 Effective Ways to Build an Author Brand

Effective author branding strategies are essential for writers to establish their unique identity and…

By Mihaela Bidilică

10 Tips on How to Build a Fanbase of Readers

Amid all the tactics and best practices in the publishing world, here’s what to…

By Sarah Yoo

Free and Paid Book Promotion Services To Check Out in 2024

Publishing your book(s) is not the final step of the process. You need to…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

Business Tips for Authors: From Publishing Industry Insights to Long Term Business Models

With millions of books published annually, standing out requires not just talent but strategic…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Book Bargains: How to Ace Book Promotion Campaigns with PublishDrive

Key takeaways: Book promotions are essential for expanding the reader base, building buzz,…

By Mihaela Bidilică

PublishDrive's Black Friday Special: 25% OFF for New and Existing Clients 🎁

The season of incredible deals and opportunities has arrived, and for authors and publishers,…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

Publishing & Marketing Strategies Used by Publishing Companies

Understanding what publishing companies do beyond mere content creation when it comes to marketing…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Harness Digital Marketing in the Publishing Industry

Want to self-publish a book successfully? By successfully, I mean building a following of…

By Sarah Yoo

Amazon Ads Tool from PublishDrive: How to Use It to Increase Your Sales

You're selling books on Amazon but want to sell more? Well, using Amazon ads…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

Email Marketing For Authors. How to Build an Email List Using Different Tactics

Building a robust email list is among the most powerful tools in marketing for…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Promote Your Audiobooks: 14 Tips to Use in Audiobook Promotion

With the demand for audio content soaring to new heights, indie authors and publishers…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

The Importance of Book Reviews for Authors

This is crucial: before investing your sweet time, money, and energy into your book…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Launch a Book on Social Media

When you’re ready to publish your book, don’t miss out on creating a big…

By Sarah Yoo

Guide on How to Use BookTok as an Author: Get Your Book on BookTok

We know TikTok, the popular social media platform widely known for its video snippets…

By Sarah Yoo

Facebook Ads for Authors (Simple Guide!)

With nearly 3 billion monthly users, Facebook is still the largest social media channel…

By Sarah Yoo

Guide to Amazon Ads: Power Your Book Sales

You’re selling books on Amazon, but how to increase book sales on Amazon? Using…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Create a Book Marketing Plan (+ Book Marketing Timeline Example)

Congrats on choosing the path of self-publishing! This is no easy feat. You have…

By Sarah Yoo

How Do You Advertise a Book?

You successfully self-published your manuscript. But how do you advertise a book? Learning how…

By Sarah Yoo

Top Print-on-Demand Companies to Know in 2024

Are you interested in selling print versions of your book but not sure if…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Self-Publish a Book [The Ultimate Indie Author Guide]

You’ve probably done your research and realized you’re one of those authors who can…

By Sarah Yoo

Pre-Orders for Self-Published Authors. How to Set Up Pre-Orders with PublishDrive

If you are curious about what pre-orders mean, think of it as a small…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to BookBub Ads: Tips to Know

As a self-publishing indie, you have to market the heck out of your book.

By Sarah Yoo

Goodreads Giveaways: How to Get Started & Why Should Authors Host Book Giveaways

You have always been an author, even before you published a book. Everyone around…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Use Your Author Website for Book Marketing

This is a guest post by Erika Rykun. Erika Rykun is a book nerd…

By Guest Author

How to Promote Your Book on YouTube

Self-publishing entails taking matters into your own hands, essentially the entire publishing process. This…

By Sarah Yoo

What Is Bookstagram and How Authors Can Use It for Self-Promotion [Bookstagram Hashtags Included]

Social media is a great place where you can self-promote your books. But are…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

23 Book Reviewers to Reach Out To

You finally self-published your book. Congrats! Here’s your next move: landing as many book…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Make a Book Trailer and Promote Your Novel Visually

People spend a lot of time browsing or watching short-form videos. This opens up…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

Christmas Book Publishing Tips For The Holiday Season

Every holiday season is a busy one for authors, with most book sales happening…

By Kinga Jentetics

8 Christmas Book Promotion Ideas and Strategies To Boost Your Sales

The holiday season is upon us. I know, I know, there are still 95…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

Pinterest for Authors: Your Essential Guide for 2024

You may use Pinterest for recipes or fashion ideas, but did you know that…

By Monica Dube

Your Guide to Author Business Cards. Design Successful Cards in 4 Quick Steps

Author business cards in the digital age? Yes, writers create business cards to simplify…

By Tatiana Kolesnik

20 Talented Authors to Follow on Twitter to See How They Engage with Their Followers

You probably know the importance of author's pages on Facebook. Twitter is another social…

By Tatiana Kolesnik

How to Create a Facebook Author Page to Maximize Exposure on Social Media 

Social media exposure is a must for every author. It can help you when…

By Tatiana Kolesnik

How to Create a Waitlist For Your Next EBook? [Decktopus]

Do you have an ebook that is ready to be released, but are you…

By Guest Author

Creative Campaigns for Your Book Promotion

💡 This is a guest post by Georgi Mamajanyan from Optify. Georgi is…

By Guest Author

Self-Publishing Your Book [Ultimate Indie Author Guide]

Self-publishing is tough, but not impossible. This short article will demonstrate what you should…

By Sarah Yoo

December 2020 Book Sales Update: Best Book Genres & More!

Everything has changed. What hasn’t changed is our mission to help authors make more…

By Sarah Yoo

10 Critical Things To Get Right When Doing Amazon Ads For Books

Authors are increasingly looking to Amazon ads to help them sell their books. The…

By Guest Author

Most Popular Book Genres during COVID-19 [March 2020]

COVID-19 has affected communities of every size and function, including the book publishing industry.

By Kinga Jentetics

How I Sell Self-Published Books Using Social Media

“How I Sell Self-Published Books Using Social Media” was written by author Laura Burton.

By Guest Author

Using Crossovers to Promote your Self-Published Series

“Using Crossovers to Promote Your Self-Published Series” was written by award-winning journalist and USA…

By Guest Author

How to Write a Book Description that Sells

Any quick online search will give you slews of experts sharing how to write…

By Guest Author

What Is a Beta Reader and How to Find One

What is a beta reader and how to find one is brought to you…

By Monica Dube