These days, online profiles are essential to the marketing process. Most books have profiles in their insets, but building your brand goes beyond the cover.
When you’re trying to promote your new release, one of the most important things you can do is ask readers to post a review of your book online. When I’m looking for a new book, I take into account how many reviews that particular book has on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or the Kellan Publishing Bookstore.
Before the advent of online ebook publishing, the publishing industry was in an entirely different realm. There were two main roads: traditional and self-publishing. Then the Internet came and everything changed. Now, all bets are off
Writing a good story is just the first step: getting it published means finding the right publisher AND formatting your manuscript correctly.
Getting published can be a daunting season in getting your story out to the world, but it’s really good news, as much as it is necessary. If this is the publishing route you’re going to take, I present a few things worth keeping in mind at this critical time.
So, you’ve written a book, edited it, loved it and hated it (hopefully more love than hate…), and are ready to send it out to a publisher.