Indie Author Newsbreak 7-27-2018

indie author newsGood morning to everyone in IndieLand! The Admins at Indies Unlimited have scoured the vast and dark recesses of the internet to sift the information wheat from the disinformation chaff. Something is always going on out there and you may need to know about it. Maybe there will be a test later or something. So, rub the crusties out of your sleepy little eyes and brace yourself for incoming.

No doubt Amazon and Kindle have been a great boon to the indie author movement. While not all of us are rolling around on a big pile of cash like Scrooge McDuck, The Atlantic finds some indies are doing amazingly well on Amazon. Whatever upsets the random penguins is fine with us.

Are you tired of wondering what to do with all that old publicity cluttering up the den? Joan Stewart at the Book Designer shows us How to Recycle, Repurpose and Promote Your Publicity.

From the beautiful and snarky mind of Kristen Lamb,  comes an excellent article on refining marketing strategies to better access today’s audiences.

And last, but never least, the venerable David Gaughran shares How To (Ethically) Hack Amazon Categories.

That’s all for this week. Be sure to tune in next Friday as we unveil our 2018 list of the best written leaflets. Did your cult make the list?