Pros and Cons of Expanded Distribution

First of all, what is expanded distribution? It is a service provided by Amazon to a select group of paperback authors. If your paperback meets the eligibility criteria of trim size and paper type, then you can opt into the programme. What it does is make your book available to distributors, like Ingram, who sendContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Expanded Distribution”

Souhail and the Realm of Superbeings out now and available for free!

My new book, Souhail and the Realm of Superbeings, is out now. It is also on a free book promotion. The story is about a troubled young person that goes on quite the fantasy adventure. Please get a copy and even gift one if you can. It costs nothing. I hope you enjoy the book.Continue reading “Souhail and the Realm of Superbeings out now and available for free!”

Self-publishing is really hard

I have been finding it difficult to do this self-publishing thing. It’s really hard, in practice. Traditional publishing still involves a marketing effort, though. It seems that everyone is publishing books these days. It’s kind of hard to stand out. That’s not to say that I haven’t enjoyed my fair bit of success. I gaveContinue reading “Self-publishing is really hard”

How to Market Your Book

I’m still learning how to do this. I’ve gained a lot of knowledge on the topic of book marketing, though. Firstly, use all the tools at your disposal. Secondly and thirdly, you should promote and advertise your book respectively. I’ll go through these points in turn. If you are using a site like Amazon, thenContinue reading “How to Market Your Book”

My Books are Discounted at $0.99

Hi everyone, I hope you’re having a great day. I brought the price of all of my short stories to $0.99. That includes Family Day; Karen, the Misbehaved Girl; Mersa’s Surge of Energy and The Archaeologist’s Secret. The price change will come into effect in the next couple of days. Here’s a link where youContinue reading “My Books are Discounted at $0.99”

My Experience With Self-publishing So Far

Self-publishing a book is a mammoth of a task. Not only are you tasked to write and format your book, but you are also asked to market it. I don’t have a background in marketing, so it has been tough so far. I have had moment I enjoyed, though. All in all, I’m going toContinue reading “My Experience With Self-publishing So Far”

Applied for Verification on Google and Instagram!

I applied for verification on Google and Instagram! It’s a great felling, knowing I could be closer to some much-needed exposure. I’m a writer and author, for those of you who don’t know. I would really like to reach a wider audience. This is a great opportunity for me to do so. View this postContinue reading “Applied for Verification on Google and Instagram!”

How to Grow a Following

I want to start off with a disclaimer. I don’t have millions of followers. Heck, I haven’t cracked a thousand. That does not mean I don’t know the secret too getting loads of followers. Coming from internet royalty, the secret to blogging or online success is to work hard, post quality work and to persevere.Continue reading “How to Grow a Following”