Tag Archives: marketing

Kindle Scout has officially rolled out!

Kindle Scout is a “reader powered” publishing program offered by Amazon where authors can submit their new never-been-published books and be considered for a publishing contract by Kindle Press. Books that make the cut will be published by Kindle Press.  They’ll receive a publishing contract with 5-year (renewable) terms, a $1,500 advance, 50% eBook royalty […]

Three Top Strategies to Guarantee Book Sales

The Savvy Book Marketer has put up a blog post by Kathleen Gage about book promotion strategies.  This is an area where many writers fail, as … well, they’re writers, not marketers. I’ve heard writers refer to the excellent promotion tools provided by Amazon – like the Select program that allows authors to give their books […]

Stephen King Not Releasing New Work As eBook

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Stephen King’s new novel won’t be released as an ebook. “Maybe at some point [there’ll be an ebook]” King told the WSJ, “but in the meantime, let people stir their sticks and go to an actual bookstore rather than a digital one.” While this is interesting … I’m […]