BOOKSELLER CONFIDENTIAL — What Are Booksellers Seeking to Buy to Stock Their Shelves?

Read the TOP TEN TAKEAWAYS about the Independent Book Seller Trade Shows from Kiffer Brown.

Using Public Relations to Get Your Book Extra Recognition by Sara Dahmen, award winning author

PR is more than marketing – it’s bigger, broader and has very few parameters. Entrepreneur, artisan, award-winning author Sara Dahmen shares her p/r secrets.

It’s SHOWTIME – Deadline for Trade Show Representation Fast Approaching

Booksellers, librarians, book distributors, Indie and small presses, along with the big-five publishers participate in regional book trade shows to make their book purchasing and business decisions. These tradeshows are amazing opportunities for books to vastly increase distribution and to gain visibility and book buzz.

What Works in Hollywood: The < 33 Principle

Do you have a quick one-liner of your story to hook fast and furious interest before the elevator doors open, or the valet pulls the Tesla around? Diane Sillan Isaacs shares her Hollywood expertise.

Third in the Seven Must-Haves for Authors series by Kiffer Brown

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Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Publishing!

I was asked by Orna Ross of Alliance of Independent Authors to share what I consider to be the “Seven Must-Haves for Independent Authors” at  UPublishU event that was held at […]

What is the Single Most Important Publishing Tool for Indie Authors?

What is the single most important publishing tool for first-time authors? Find out in this second article on the Seven Must-Haves for Authors --Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Publishing.

Top Ten Takeaways from Book Expo of America 2016 by Kiffer Brown

Here are the Top Ten Takeaways that Kiffer Brown gathered from overhearing buzz, listening to experts sharing the latest information, and seeing the latest trends in publishing at BEA 2016.

E-Book Sales as Core of Your Books’ Marketing Plan by James Wells

To get traction in the eBook market, I tried out new things, made plenty of mistakes, and then had a series of increasing successes. Now I would like to share what worked for me.

Three Questions with the Founder of the World’s Largest Book Club – Kathy Murphy

What is Kathy Murphy, the president of the world's largest book club, looking for in a good book? What speaks to her as a reader? Find out in this informative interview by Shari Stauch, Keynote presenter at CAC16.

Why Book Clubs Matter by Shari Stauch, CEO of Where Writers Win

Book clubs can be a defining moment in any author's career. Fact is, the success of any book is accelerated if book clubs get hold of it and begin spreading the news.