Today’s guest is David Berens, an author who writes what he calls Tropical Thrillers. David has gone from essentially zero in book sales revenue to over $50,000 in the past 15 months and he shares his story in this week’s episode.
One of the great debates in the indie author community is the KDP Select versus selling wide choice that every indie author must consider. It’s easy to find success stories on both sides of the divide, but which direction is right for your author business? Mystery and thriller author Kristi Belcamino did her research when she transitioned from traditionally published to indie and chose KDP Select. But she’s since changed her mind. In this episode, she explains why.
In today’s episode, we’re learning from thriller author AC Fuller, who set a goal for himself to become a full-time writer in last 2016 and then went out and accomplished that goal.
We get into subjects like being successful landing Bookbub ads, and the value AC has found in running AMS ads for his Alex Vane media thriller series. We cover the launch strategy he’s put together for a new series that’s coming after the first of the year, and the mindset change that allowed him to achieve that goal of becoming a full-time author.
Wayne Stinnett’s inspirational path to self-publishing success is a lesson in persistence and discernment. In this episode, we discuss both, including the trends he’s chosen to ignore while building a thriving author business for himself over the past four years.
Using the correct keywords can improve visibility for your book dramatically at Amazon, whether you write fiction or non-fiction. Dave Chesson, the KindlePreneur joins us.
Do you remember your first published book? Do you remember what you expected to happen? Was there a difference between what you expected and what you hoped would happen? What if your “hoped for” result was what really happened and your book was a breakout success? Or maybe it did? Were you prepared?
Barbara Nickless joins us to talk about being prepared for breakout success in this week’s show.