Tag Archives: self-publishing

2019 Self Help Book Marketing Tips

by Kellie Rendina  Do names like Marie Kondo or Jen Sincero ring any bells? It’s no secret that the self-help & wellness industry is thriving. In the US alone, the personal development industry takes in just under $10 billion annually. Keeping this astronomical number in mind, it can be a bit daunting for self-help authors as they begin…
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Smith Publicity Explains Some Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing

The publishing industry has seen many changes in the past ten years. Self-publishing or independent publishing– and variations including hybrid and cooperative publishing – have surged in popularity, with of thousands of new titles released each year.    Traditional publishers continue to struggle with outdated business models, advances paid to authors have decreased, and book promotion…
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BookExpo’s Future and benefits of IBPA for authors [Guest: IBPA CEO Angela Bole]

In this episode we speak with Independent Book Publishing Association CEO Angela Bole about what the association does, how indie publishers and self-publishing authors can get the most out of IBPA, and the future of Book Expo and the industry at large.  Find IBPA online at As always, for more book marketing and book publicity…
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PODCAST: So you want to self publish…

Self publishing is no longer the Wild West of book publishing that it used to be, and there are a lot of services out there offering potential self-publishing authors a little or a lot of help on their journey. We talked to Christina Henry de Tessan, VP of Strategic Partnerships, and Meghan Harvey, Director of…
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What to Consider Before You Publish Your Book

By Renee Lamine, Marketing Coordinator at IngramSpark You’ve crafting the perfect manuscript and poured months, and maybe even years, into writing it, so I completely understand that you’re eager to get that baby published. But before you jump into the next stage, it’s essential that you take the time to make sure your book is at its best. After…
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Thursdays with Dan: The crash and burn of Tate Publishing

By Dan Smith, Founder & CEO, Smith Publicity The recent news of Tate Publishing ceasing operations shouldn’t have come as a surprise. Various lawsuits, complaints and accusations about shoddy service appeared throughout 2016. Consider just a few that were widely reported on: Lightning Source, on-demand producer of print and digital media based in Tennessee, sued…
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Book Baby and Smith Publicity Partner for Ultimate Publishing Contest

Whether you're a seasoned author, or a first time writer, nothing is more daunting than the publishing process. But with a little help from Smith Publicity, BookBaby, and other amazing partners, you could win the ultimate publishing package! Click on the image above to enter the contest and see what other awesome author services are…
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Power Book Publicity Tips for August 2012

In this issue:
- Announcement: Register to Display Your Book at Frankfurt International Book Fair (Deadline: 8/10/12)
- Why it Pays to Self-Publish a Professional Ebook by Deanne Katz, Esq.
- Getting the Most Out of Editorial Calendars by Abigail Raymond, Smith Publicity

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