Best Bargains For Self-Publishers

If you’re serious about self-publishing, you’re likely to come across an endless array of products and services to spend your money on. It’s important to strike a balance between being frugal, but also unafraid of investing in quality offerings which will make a difference to your self-publishing journey. Unless you have the terrible problem of an unlimited amount of money to spend, it’s wise to…

Why Book Covers Matter For Marketing

Often, the most powerful aspects of book marketing are overlooked due to their simplicity. A lot of self-publishers fall into the trap of seeking out super-complex marketing strategies in the hope of gaining an edge over their competition. While the more advanced aspects of book marketing are indeed powerful, and important, it’s important not to overlook the basics. One of the most important…

How To Market Your Book – Expert Methods & Resources

Do you ever feel like your book is a tiny fish in a vast ocean swimming with larger, meaner predators? If you are struggling to get your book noticed, don’t become despondent. It doesn’t necessarily mean your work is bad. You definitely shouldn’t give up. Instead, learn how to market your book. I’m a firm believer that the majority of self-publishers have more trouble marketing their work than…

Amazon Role Models

One of the problems we all face when starting out trying to make money online is knowing exactly what to do, and who to listen to. It’s absolutely overwhelming. There are a whole host of voices vying for our attention and, more often than not, our cash. Perhaps the most common mistake when starting out is thinking that we have to discover the right way to do everything for ourselves. We end up…

KD Spy vs KDP Rocket vs Kindle Samurai [2019]

Welcome to the showdown between the big beasts of the world of Kindle keyword software! In this article, we will delve deep into the tools which claim to turbocharge your Kindle publication efforts through strategic keyword research and competitive analysis. If you’ve ever had the experience of investing your hard earned cash into a product or service which failed to live up to the hype, you know…

Featured Niche – Self Help

Welcome to a new series on NerdyBookGirl in which we will take a look at some of the best niches to consider placing your self-published book. The series is intended to help you in one of two ways – either to open your eyes to a niche you might not have considered publishing in before, or to help you narrow down your existing idea and find a natural home for it. For a particular niche to make the…

How To Find A Winning Book Idea

Writing a book is an exciting and consuming task. It’s easy to get caught up in the process of creation without thinking carefully about the commercial prospects of the work. Not every book needs to be written with a purely financial motive. After all, there’s nothing wrong with creating for the sake of doing so. On the other hand, the time and money spent on creating a brand new book are in no…

Kindle Categories

Kindle categories cannot be overlooked. Spend some time around the self-publishing community and you will come across countless tales of authors crafting well-written books, agonizing over their choice of cover, and testing out titles. Despite all of this effort, the book doesn’t sell as well as it could. Why? Many writers overlook the magical marketing ingredient of Kindle categories. There’s a…

Fake Amazon Reviews

It can be difficult to find out exactly which money making ideas on Amazon are worth your time and effort. If you are new to the world of Amazon then you will come across a lot of conflicting advice online. It seems like almost everyone out there has a philosophy on the right and wrong way to make the most of Amazon – in fact many people are looking to sell you a product such as a course or an…