Period Images

I have been sharing information on various resources for book covers lately, for example with my posts on Free Transparent Logos and Images and A Free Mockup Book Cover Maker. I recently came across a website which has some great material for authors of fantasy,...

Good Luck With That

I remember having a dialogue with a writer friend a few years ago. She was chastising me for stressing the importance of luck in publishing. Her argument was that, if you work hard enough, you’re bound to succeed. At the time, I was wondering if she was right...

How Scared Should You Be Of Duplicate Content?

This is a slightly technical post but it’s close to my heart as it answers a question I often hear. Longtime readers of this blog will know that, since 2016, I have been posting all of my content simultaneously on both my main website, nicholasrossis.me, and my...

A Free Amazon Keyword Organizer Tool

You may remember that Amazon has recently adopted a more flexible way of reading keywords. You see, Amazon provides you on their KDP bookshelf with a set of 7 separate keyword boxes, giving some authors the impression that they should enter just one keyword or keyword...

What Facebook’s Latest Changes Mean for you

Facebook has been under intense pressure lately. On one hand, both public and private bodies scrutinize its every move, worried about privacy issues and undemocratic material posted online. On the other, shareholders are troubled by dwindling membership. So, Facebook...

How to Analyze your Visitor Data

Google Analytics and your own WordPress Statistics (available through Jetpack, if you’re self-hosted) can be among the most useful book marketing tools. Who visits you and which pages do they frequent the most? Do people find what they’re looking for? How...

BookLuver Newsletter Swap

Newsletter swaps are very trendy right now, especially among authors of similar genres. This is because they have three big advantages over traditional promos: You grow your list of subscribers. This way, you can reach them in the future without paying anything,...

4 Tips for a Successful Book Fair

So far, I’ve never attended a book fair, but will probably do so here in Greece. So, I found this guest post by Elaine Bennett of particular interest. I hope you, too, enjoy it! Elaine is a marketing specialist-turned blogger, currently writing for Bizzmark...

Flexclip: Making a Video in Seconds

I was recently asked to review Flexclip for this blog. And no, this is not a sponsored post, as I’m getting no compensation in any form. What I am getting is the pleasure of introducing to you another free tool that can help with your book marketing efforts....