RJ Crayton Joins the Indies Unlimited Staff

rj crayton libraryWe are pleased to announce that RJ Crayton, author of Life First and Second Life, is joining the staff of Indies Unlimited as a monthly contributor.

RJ is a former journalist who has worked at the Wichita Eagle and the Kansas City Star. She writes dystopian thrillers with a touch of romance. To learn more about her or her books, visit her website or her Author Central page.

Please join us in welcoming RJ Crayton to the Indies Unlimited team.

Meet the Sisters Behind BEAUTeBOOK

BEAUTeBOOKMaria and Victoria are the sisters who run BEAUTeBOOK, a professional cover-design and book formatting business.

Maria Novillo Saravia is a Graphic Designer from FAECC, with more than 15 years of experience in branding and corporate identity. Working as freelancer with clients from all around the world, she has a valuable multi-cultural background. In January 2013, she partnered with her sister Victoria and founded BEAUTeBOOK, where she is in charge of the artistic direction. Most of the time she works from home, with her baby Francisca on her lap.

Victoria Novillo Saravia is an Ind. Engineer from ITBA, with more than 15 years of experience in business development. She is in charge of Marketing and IT at BEAUTeBOOK. Fluent in French and Spanish, she is an avid reader, amateur writer and author of the award winning children’s book The Terrible Neck Pain Of Sunny The Sunflower. Continue reading “Meet the Sisters Behind BEAUTeBOOK”

How to Schedule a Blog Post

A few months ago, a friend of mine cranked out about six blog posts in one night. I asked her why she didn’t schedule them to publish once a week for six weeks. She replied, “I didn’t know you could do that.” Well, m’dear, it’s very easy. Here’s how.

If you’re using a WordPress blog – it doesn’t matter if you’re using .com or .org, it’s the same. Over in the upper right-hand corner of your admin screen, you should see this:

schedule post 1Notice “Publish immediately” is the default. (I’ve expertly highlighted that in yellow for you.) Click on edit and your screen will shift down, making room for the month, day, year, and time to be entered by you. Continue reading “How to Schedule a Blog Post”

How to Make Your Book Signing Event Completely Successful

carol tankSome of my ideas for marketing might be considered a little outrageous – but this one, however wacky it might seem, could attract the right attention for a book signing.

Recently, I had the good fortune to be invited to do a book signing at a hotel. The manager who hosts a weekly cocktail party wanted to surprise guests by having me there, signing copies of the book that features his hotel. Attendance to these events has been dropping off and he wanted to make it a little more interesting. Continue reading “How to Make Your Book Signing Event Completely Successful”