Industry Tips & Tricks

Industry Tips & Tricks

Finding Your Platform

While in Charleston last week at the PubSmart conference, we had the pleasure of being on a panel about bestselling eBooks with two of the biggest...
Getting Started: First (and Free) Steps for New Authors

Industry Tips & Tricks

Getting Started: First (and Free) Steps for New Authors

What should you do once you hit publish on your NOOK Press projects? Get a quick start to marketing your book with these three simple–and...

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A Party and a Pitch

NOOK Press will be in London next week for the London Book Fair, and we’re  excited to meet more independent authors and publishers in the UK. If...
Spring Cleaning for Self-Publishers

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Spring Cleaning for Self-Publishers

Spring is almost here (almost!) and if you’re thinking about a little spring cleaning, don’t forget your self-publishing program. There’s...
We’ve Got You Covered: Six Steps To a Strong Cover

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We’ve Got You Covered: Six Steps To a Strong Cover

Your cover is the first impression readers will have of your eBook. One of the fun steps to  self-publishing  is selecting–and in some cases...

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Finding Your Author Community

Last week our guest posters, The Jewels of Historical Romance, did a great job discussing how they work together as an author group, supporting each other...
Balancing Social Media and Writing

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Balancing Social Media and Writing

Posts, tweets, hashtags, pins. Using social media as a marketing tool can really eat into the thing writers need most: time to write!  We asked New York...
4 Steps to Writing Your Non-Fiction Description

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4 Steps to Writing Your Non-Fiction Description

If you’ve written a non-fiction book, you probably have a lot to say about your chosen topic. But how much detail should you include in describing...
Make Them Love You: The Keys to an Effective Author Bio

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Make Them Love You: The Keys to an Effective Author Bio

A great author bio helps readers get a quick glimpse into the person behind the book. Learn the four key steps that can help you write an effective author...

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Beyond Traditional Book Reviews

Getting traditional book reviews can be a challenge for the self-published author, but here are some effective alternatives:...

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What a Difference a Cover Makes

  Colleen Gleason learned that the third time really is a charm when she revised the covers for her mystery series one last time. The result? A...
Tips for Writing Your Novel’s Description

Industry Tips & Tricks

Tips for Writing Your Novel’s Description

One of the key ways to market your book effectively is to provide a great description. But after all that time writing and polishing your story, it can be...