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...

How to Use Amazon Categories to Increase your Rankings (Update)

Back in 2016, I had written a post with information on How to Use Amazon Categories to Increase your Rankings. It included an estimate of how many copies a book needs to sell to reach a certain rank on Amazon US. This has now been updated as follows: The rest of the...

7 Ways to Direct Traffic from Facebook To Your Blog

This is a guest post by Kate Thora. Kate is a Senior Content Specialist for BizSet.com – an online database of company information. In her free time, she loves to catch up with the newest trends on her favorite industry blogs. 7 Ways to Direct Traffic from...

Exciting Times For Facebook Author Pages

This is a guest post by Marina Gioti. You may remember this author power couple from my recent feature of their books. Marina is revealing how she’s using the much-maligned Facebook Author Pages in a novel way that allows her to boost her sales without having to...

Google Changes Images Policy

As Shannon Connellan explains on Mashable, Google recently made a subtle change to its image search — but one that may have big repercussions for copyright. The company has now removed the “view image” button from image search, which will make it trickier...

5 Facebook Tips To Help With Your Book Marketing

I use Buffer (a post scheduling app) frequently and recently came across a post on their blog by Ash Read with Facebook tips and tricks. Upon reading, I realized several of these had practical applications to our book marketing efforts. Here are my top 5 tips: Tip #1:...