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Congratulations, Ma’am, It’s a Book Tour!

It’s official and starts on Monday, July 16th through July 23rd. Sponsored by the Historical Fiction Virtual Book Blog and Passages to the Past FB page, book blogger and book promoter, Amy Bruno. Visit the book blog tour for the links to each blog along the journey and to sign up for the contest to win one of two signed hardcover copies of the novel “Blood and Ink.” Thanks to everyone who is supporting me on this journey and to all the tweet, FB, and blog followers! See you on the blog road!! Link: http://hfvirtualbooktours.com/bloodandinkblogtour/

The Best Digital Sales Strategy For Publishers

When it comes to selling books on Amazon, publishers mostly think about opportunities. Recent surveys have suggested that more than 5 million titles are available exclusively on the Kindle platform. 5 million+! Best-seller lists are dominated by the Big 5 publishers, which is why getting a strong publishing deal usually results in automatic high rankings on Amazon. Small publishing houses and self-published authors simply can’t compete, especially when one bears in mind the substantial advertising budgets and VIP seats secured for best sellers in the books section. In order to be a successful publisher on Amazon, one has to utilize the full gamut of benefits and tools available, and not simply count on Amazon’s help. After all, when it comes down to it, Amazon is primarily focused on: Cust...