11 Ways To Grow Your Author Mailing List


  Every time I talk to a writer I hear the same song—marketing is hard, annoying, wrinkle-inducing, and ulcer-causing. What worsens the situation is the fact that the publishing industry is so peculiar in its nature and practices. In order to follow their creative bend, most authors need seclusion, not the constant tsunami or updates, news, and fluffy kittens—though I admit, I’m partial to the latter. As I embark myself in a marketing campaign, I decided to share my findings—in the quickest way possible, so you actually spend your precious free time, writing, applying whatever tidbits of knowledge you may...

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Publishing News From Around the Web: October 22, 2016

Here are the publishing industry news of the past week: Insight Editions Launches a Comics Imprint Ingram Academic Services Signs 2 University Presses at FBF The Paradox of the Publishing Industry Small Press Profile: Relegation Books 5 Surprising Trends in the Book Industry It’s Time for Publishers to Think Outside the Market Happy Reading!  

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Publishing News From Around the Web: October 15, 2016

Welcome to the weekly snapshot of industry news. Publisher Liberties Press admits owing money to authors Authors Guild Launches Membership Offering for Unpublished Writers Heartland Fall Forum 2016: Children's Authors Create Magic HarperCollins honoured at Race Equality awards A turning point for Amazon? 'Ask for help': what publishing can learn from the REACT Hub experiment Publishing risks 'becoming irrelevant', warns Penguin Random House boss Brown Books Kids Announces New Title Ginger and Moe and the Incredible Coincidence Happy reading!

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Publishing News From Around the Web: October 8, 2016

Welcome to this week's industry news. Top Consumer Reviews names Outskirts Press #1 in the Self-Publishing Industry Publishing company switches to co-op model in bid for growth Investor, entrepreneur, publisher: introducing BookTech's 2016 judges Global Publishing Industry will Generate $358 billion by 2020 John Ingram receives publishing industry award of excellence Happy reading!

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Publishing News From Around the Web: October 1, 2016

Welcome to this week's serving of industry happenings! Print and ebook revenue down as Amazon slashes prices Agent Hasn’t Sold the Story Yet? Consider Self-Publishing Trending Science: Big Data algorithm promises to find the next best-selling novel Amazon is aggressively discounting hardcovers and paperbacks Latinx In Publishing Is On A Mission To Make Book Publishing More Diverse Copyright and Content Provides Focus for Publishers at This Year’s Frankfurt Book Fair The future of books and more at Publishing Next 2016 16 Leaves, a platform for publishing Children's Book Launched Happy reading!

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