Throughout the pages of Indies Unlimited, you’ll find a wealth of knowledge on writing, marketing and promoting your books. After all, Publisher’s Weekly announced Indies Unlimited as one of six great blogs for indie authors. As we scour the e-pages of this blog, we envision success. Around every corner there are examples of promotions achieving fantastic results. We also let you know if something is a clunker.
As I’m sure you’re aware, promoting your book is not just about one thing, but a variety of activities including social media, press releases, reviews, giveaways, appearances and free or paid promotions. Everyone in the indie community laments at the paid book promotion. Should I or shouldn’t I? How do I know it will be successful? Is it worth the cost? Continue reading “Ego or Profit: Why We Do Book Promotions”
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Here at IU, we do our best to provide helpful information to indie authors of all levels. Our goal is to provide the knowledge they need to make intelligent decisions about writing and publishing. We are not, however, a watchdog site, nor do we try to be. There are other sites out there, such as Writer Beware and Preditors and Editors, which dedicate their resources to identifying scammers.
Despite all the efforts to make authors aware of predators looking to make money off of them, the best tool is actually knowing how to spot a scam. That knowledge will enable authors, no matter how often the scammer changes its name, to avoid being taken advantage of.
Scams can include events, services, marketing, awards, and so much more. That’s why it is important for every author to do their due diligence and check these things out thoroughly before committing any financial expenditures. Hopefully the article above will help.
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