New Podcast Episode: Author Websites – What You Need & What You Don’t, with expert Dan Berkowitz

What are the differences between author and business websites and which do you need for your brand? In discussion with co-hosts Olivia McCoy and Corinne Moulder, Founder of AuthorPop, Daniel Berkowitz, gives pro tips for authors looking to build out their own websites and shares best practices for working with a web developer. Daniel Berkowitz […]

Book Marketing & Author thought leadership webinar series scheduled on May 25th 2022

Earning Money from Thought Leadership for Authors –
Third Webinar on May 25, 2022 by Smith Publicity

Monetizing Your Thought Leadership: Driving Income Beyond Book Sales We’re up to the third course in our six-session book marketing webinar series, and it’s about expanded income opportunities for authors. It’s especially applicable for nonfiction writers who have recognized expertise in their fields – a course about how to earn money from your content in […]

The Evolution of the E-Book

Welcome back to Smith Publicity’s Industry Innovations Series! In this new 12-part blog series, the team at Smith Publicity will explore a variety of industry-related topics: from the evolution of self-publishing to the explosion of podcasts to social media and how it’s changed book marketing and much more. Each month, we will discuss how different […]

New Podcast Episode: How and When to Use eBook Promos with Expert Emma Boyer

On this episode, Written Word Media’s Director of Digital Operations Emma Boyer answers the big questions about ebook promotions including what they are, where to run them, how much they cost, and the best ways to promote them. Emma Boyer is the Director of Digital Operations at Written Word Media, a book promotion company that […]

New Podcast Episode: All Things Audiobooks with Expert Tina Dietz

Should authors narrate their own books? The answer may surprise you! Co-hosts Dan Smith and Olivia McCoy discuss all things audiobooks with award-winning and internationally acclaimed speaker, audiobook publisher, corporate podcast producer, and vocal leadership expert Tina Dietz. In this episode, Tina shares why authors should publish an audiobook, what production looks like, how to […]

IBPA publishing university 2022, Smith Publicity author branding course

Author Branding Presentation at IBPA Publishing University

Smith Publicity Presents a Branding Course for Authors With interest in and the need for successful author branding at an all-time high, Smith Publicity’s Marissa Eigenbrood will lead a session on the topic in the 2022 Publishing University from the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA). “Building Your Author Brand for Maximum Book Marketing Success” is […]

5 Reasons to Publish an Audiobook

By Brian Cliffen If you’re one of the millions of readers who regularly consume audiobooks every year, congratulations are in order: you’ve set the publishing industry abuzz. That’s because you’ve helped make audiobooks the fastest-growing business opportunity for publishers and authors in the industry today. And with the market — valued at 2.67 billion dollars […]

Amazon Marketing Opportunities for Authors

By Aryn Van Dyke According to different studies, anywhere from 40-70% of US consumers start their product search on Amazon. And seeing as Amazon is the largest bookselling platform, authors shouldn’t let these statistics pass them by. Luckily, Amazon provides various marketing opportunities for authors and publishers to take advantage of. In this post I’ll […]

New Podcast Episode: Author Coach Christine Kloser – Transforming Writers with Ideas to Successfully Published Authors

Did you know: Before you write the first word of your book, you should write the back cover copy? Transformational author coach and ward-winning publisher Christine Kloser provides advice you won’t hear anywhere else. She discusses how she guides authors on everything needed to take an idea to a great book and successfully publish, market […]

Book Marketing webinar series continues on March 30th 2022

2022 Book Marketing Webinars Continue with Second Course

“Building a Successful Indie Publishing Team: How and When to Get Started” is the Latest 2022 Webinar This month, Smith Publicity is continuing its six-session 2022 book marketing webinar series with a second course. It’s the latest installment in our series aiming to make more book marketing services and publicity information readily available online. Our […]