It is a rough feeling when you see you have more books than fans. I am pushing out two books a month, I am on my third month. Sure, I have a pen name for my children's books. That shouldn't matter (I think it does). As an author, I love to write more than market, … Continue reading Growing Pains…I am Growing as a Writer, My Fan Base is Not
I just learned how to become an associate and affiliate of a few big named companies. Let me tell you, it sounded so simple. It took me about three hours (not including my internet interruption from the storm) to set it up, and I still could not get it right. I give up on the … Continue reading Growing Pains…Affiliates and Associates?
I was not aware how crazy this could get. When I was just a regular old Jane, I was cautious with my e-mail address. I rarely gave it out. My social media accounts were private, and a declined many 'friends.' Now that I am searching for publicity, I have multiple e-mail accounts, and they are … Continue reading Growing Pains…My Mailbox is INSANE!
This sounds dirtier than it seems. To some, it is dirty. I have one, maybe two pages in my book that contains...mature material. It is not out of nowhere, it is for a good reason, and it is not romantic. I cannot call it romantic. It is gritty, nasty, and dirty sex. For the good … Continue reading Growing Pains…Advertising a Mature Audience Book
I know, it is a part of the self-publishers life, but PLEASE HELP! I am so tired of the marketing full- time, writing part-time and going nowhere. When can I sit back and relax? Watch the money come in? I know the answer. I just don't like the answer. I fell into the trap that … Continue reading Growing Pains… More Marketing? Ugh!
I decided, to up my sales, not my free downloads, I would spend a few extra pennies running ads on my two books. AMS was the way to go. My last blog post was about how easy a particular webinar made it sound. It was accurate, the webinar did help me create the ad in … Continue reading Growing Pains…Running Ad Campaigns