At Author Media we work with a lot of professional speakers. Their websites all need an event calendar to help build enthusiasm for upcoming events. The problem is, all the WordPress event calendars either were either way too complicated or did not work…. or both. We got so tired of …
“You don’t need to write a book to change the world with your ideas. A good blog post can reach more people in one month than the typical book reaches in a lifetime.” This my common refrain when I speak at writers conferences. I had the chance to prove my …
We’ve spent quite a bit of time at Author Media talking about crowdfunding— what it is, how awesome it is, and how to make it happen. A few months ago, we turned that talk into action, and put our own “Crowdfunding Is Awesome” theory to the test in just about the most meta …
Fresh out of ideas on how to help your writing take off? You’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of 89 book marketing ideas that will change your life, build your brand, and sell your book.
Kickstarter is changing the way that self-published authors are raising money for their books. Here are some hard lessons we learned on our first project.
Did you know there was a way to self publish with any company in the world without having to go out of pocket for the cost? Here is how to do it.
Should you look to your audience to provide the funds for your next book? Christy award finalist Mary DeMuth asks seven questions to help you decide.
Want to level up your publishing career? Here are 9 writing podcasts that can help authors like you.
Some authors tend to ignore the business side of writing only to later get into trouble with the IRS or pay way more than their fair share in taxes. Don’t let this happen to you.
Many authors are terrified that someone will steal their work. They don’t realize their true enemy is obscurity not piracy.