A Nifty WordPress Plugin To Take Care Of Your GDPR Woes

As you may know, I recently posted on the subject of the new European Union privacy legislation known as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and how it might affect you. The main focus of my post was newsletters. And, judging by your feedback, you appreciated...

GDPR And Authors: What You Need To Know

I’ve received quite a few inquiries regarding the new European Union privacy legislation known as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). GDPR comes into effect on May 25, 2018. This regulation initially impacts European Union member countries and aims to...

Facebook Floods Amazon With Fake Reviews

As you know, comments on an Amazon page can make or break a product. That’s why the company says that more than 99 percent of its reviews are legitimate because they are written by real shoppers who aren’t paid for them. But a Washington Post examination by...

Thunderclap’s Broken. Enter DayCause.

I was referring to Thunderclap as recently as last month, then I found out on Monday that they have been rejecting some author campaigns. Susan Tarr, author of Miranda Bay, tried to run a campaign on March 28th. Upon filling the forms and completing the process, she...

How “Also Bought” Can Help You Sell More Books

Ricci Wolman of Written Word Media recently published a detailed post on “Also Boughts.” As the post explains, Amazon is using every trick to increase sales. A particularly powerful one is Also Boughts; the list of items people who bought something also...

Ubersuggest: An Awesome Free Keyword Tool

You may remember my review of Dave Chesson’s (aka Kindlepreneur’s) KDP Rocket. KDP Rocket is by far the easiest way to find keywords for your Amazon ads, as it searches for books similar to yours (in the Also Bought department) and offers these in a handy...

11 Tips To Using LinkedIn To Promote Your Book

This is a guest post by Mollie Porein,  a highly skilled web content writer. She knows what an expository essay is and can help you write this kind of assignment. She is interested in topics about education, writing, blogging, motivation, etc. Connect with her on...

Authors, Please Don’t Act Like Scammers

I thought of this post when I heard of a problem plaguing one of the groups I belong to. People are using its Twitter hashtag without actually being members of said group. This both confuses readers and dilutes the group’s rather successful brand. Even worse,...

What I Really Think Of Amazon Marketing Service (AMS)

I was recently invited to participate in a survey by Amazon Marketing Services (AMS). I was writing up the part where it said, “do you have any suggestions to make?” when it occurred to me that my suggestions would also be useful as a summary of my...