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The ABCs of Author Websites

April 15, 2015 | Authorpreneur, Blogging, Branding | 0 comments | Author:

  Marketing your book in the 21st Century is all about social media, social media, social media. It’s easy to forget that having a home base, so to speak, on the web is an important part of building your brand. … Continued


The Definitive Guide to Pricing Your Book

April 14, 2015 | Amazon, Authorpreneur, Book Marketing, eBooks, Indie Publishing, J.K. Rowling, Planning, Pub. Industry, Self-publishing, Traditional Publishing | 0 comments | Author:

  Just like the actual writing of a book, pricing is part art and part science. There is an uncountable multitude of influences that go into finding the perfect price for your book, but we’ve compiled seven of the most … Continued


The Ugly Truth of Selling E-Books

April 8, 2015 | eBooks | 13 comments | Author:

    Be honest.   How many of you have you gone onto Amazon or Barnes & Noble to buy an e-book everyone has been telling you you simply must read, only to balk at the price?   [raises my … Continued


Dear Amazon: A Mildly Passive-Aggressive Love Letter

April 6, 2015 | Amazon, Distribution, eBooks, Indie Publishing, Pub. Industry, Self-publishing | 4 comments | Author:

  Oh, Amazon. The traditional publishing industry has been calling you Darth Vadar, Tony Soprano, and Snake Oil Salesman. They say that, if you have your way, “No one, unless they have inherited $50 million, will be able to afford … Continued


12 of the Best Book Titles Ever (And How You Can Get One Too)

March 30, 2015 | Book Marketing, Branding, Design, Fun, Indie Publishing, Literary Trends, Self-publishing, Title | 2 comments | Author:

  Last week we talked about the importance of having an aesthetically appealing book cover, and how a homemade cover can be a death sentence for your book.   Luckily, titles are harder to screw up. You could probably open … Continued


The One Book Blog You DON’T Want To Be Featured On

March 23, 2015 | Book Marketing, Branding, Design, eBooks, Fun, Indie Publishing, Media, Self-publishing, Traditional Publishing | 6 comments | Author:

  Here at the Wise Ink blog, we’ve talked in length about how the biggest problem with self publishing is the stigma. Although public perception of indies is improving every year, there’s still an idea out there that self-published books … Continued


10 Inspiring Statistics About Self-Publishing

March 18, 2015 | Amazon, eBooks, Indie Publishing, Pub. Industry, Self-publishing | 10 comments | Author:

    So you’re an author. Whether published or aspiring, you’ve probably been crunching the numbers: your earn-out figure, your print run, and how long it’ll take to get your book on the market.   But have you considered what … Continued


The Avengers’ Guide to Becoming a Self-Publishing Superhero

March 16, 2015 | Audience, Authorpreneur, Fun, Indie Publishing, Media, Pub. Industry, Self-publishing, Twitter | 0 comments | Author:

  With a handful of critically acclaimed blockbusters under their belt and another due out this summer, it’s safe to say the Avengers are doing something right. While your project might be a little smaller in scope than a $1.5 … Continued


3 Things to Ask Yourself before Choosing an Indie Publisher

March 12, 2015 | Authorpreneur, Indie Publishing, Self-publishing | 3 comments | Author:

    If you’re a Wise Ink reader, you know that going indie is a commitment. But with so many different publishing options out there, how do you know you’re choosing the right method?   We firmly believe that every … Continued


Guest Post from Jason Mosberg: Beware of Trademarks in Your Cover Art!

March 9, 2015 | Agents, Authorpreneur, Design, Guest Post, Self-publishing | 0 comments | Author:

After choosing from nearly ten interested agents, my YA novel was headed to a dozen editors at all the best publishing houses. I was on top of the moon. I found myself reading all kinds of publishing articles and blog … Continued


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