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WHEN YOUR BOOK FLOPS: Picking Up After a Less Than Stellar Book Launch [Video]

It happens. You’re expecting an amazing book launch and you get less than desired results. So what should you do? Join me today where I discuss the do’s and dont’s when you have a book that isn’t super successful.0:00 Introduction1:56 Give It Time3:12 You’re Not Alone4:54 Analyze The Data7:44 Learn To Tweak9:48 Update Your Art12:12 Paid Marketing13:44 Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone14:21 Cut Your Losses17:32 Don’t Panic18:58 Throwing Good Money After Bad21:06 Don’t Give Up#authortube #selfpublishing #indieauthor**********WANT TO CONNECT?:Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ScarlettKolAuthor/Twitter – https://www.twitter.com/scarlettkolInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/scarlettkolScarlett’s Rebel Readers Email List – https://sendfox.com/ScarlettKolCHECK OUT MY BOOKS:Mercury Rises (all retailers): https://books2read.com/MercuryRisesWicked Descent (all retailers): https://books2read.com/WickedDescentFalling: A Faraway High Fairytale (all retailers): https://books2read.com/FallingAFarawayHighFairytaleDreamer: A Faraway High Fairytale (all retailers): https://books2read.com/DreamerFarawayHighFairytalesKing of Beasts (Book 1 of 4 in Kingdom of Fairytales): https://amzn.to/2WNUljSKeeper of Shadows (all retailers) https://books2read.com/KeeperofShadows Sleepless (all retailers)https://books2read.com/SleeplessbyScarlettKolAuthor/Reader/Scarlett Kol Merch: https://www.redbubble.com/people/Scarlett-Kol/**********Scarlett Kol is the USA Today Bestselling Author of dystopian, paranormal and fantasy novels for young adults. Born and raised in Northern Manitoba, she grew up reading books and writing stories about creatures that make you want to sleep with the lights on. As an adult, she’s still a little afraid of the dark. Scarlett lives just outside Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.************Links included in this description might be affiliate links. If you purchase a product or service with the links that I provide I may receive a small commission. There is no additional charge to you!

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How to Build your Author Platform // Book Marketing / Launch and Pre Launch Marketing Tools / [Video]

#Rizzle #bookmarketing #authormarketingThis is the first video in a series of videos where I introduce you to various book or author marketing platforms. As a self published author, marketing is a hat you’ll be wearing and it’s often one of the last things an author thinks about and many don’t enjoy the marketing aspect. Today we’ll talk about one of my favorite platforms which has created amazing exposure for me on the platform. Come and join me on Rizzle at @JamiBrumfield and say hi in a video response. Check out ALL my channels:Balanced Life with Jami B (self help and coaching tools) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPRNIgTPwegQchCoXlUI7jw Brumfield Family Fun (vlogs, homeschool, lifestyle) https://www.youtube.com/c/FunRoom Author Jami Brumfield (randomness from an Author’s Mind and Interviews, writing and self publishing tips) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZeuNIHkbbeuTjNJjvNefYwSocial Media Marketing Secrets (everything social and digital marketing) https://www.youtube.com/user/jcoolcash11Join me on Facebook at Author Jami Brumfield https://www.facebook.com/JamiBrumfieldAuthor Join our Free Fan Club group on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/1611857345765271 Join our Author’s Life free group too https://www.facebook.com/groups/127527901212518 Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jamibrumfield/ Twitter https://twitter.com/JamiMBrumfield TikTokEmail spiritandmindconnection@live.comMy Amazon Shop https://www.amazon.com/shop/jamimbrumfieldMy Books on Amazon https://amzn.to/2olJBMF 30 Day Free Trial of Amazon Prime here https://amzn.to/2Q9aT5O30 Day Free Trial of Audible plus 2 free audiobooks with trial https://amzn.to/30j5sBf30 Day Free Trial Amazon Family https://amzn.to/2NWRz9oPlease note this video and video description contains some affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission to help maintain the channel and pay for time to produce the videos. I only share products and services through affiliate links that I believe would be helpful or beneficial for those watching the videos on this channel.

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MY FAVORITE WRITING TOOLS || Jenna Van Mourik [Video]

Do you like to read/collect writing craft books or writing tools? Today I decided to share a few of mine. Have you read any of these or do you know of any others I should try out?P.S. – I hope you like this new format of video! Don’t worry, it won’t be ALL of my videos, just a few as I attempt to find some work-life balance. πŸ˜‰ – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – -About Jenna Van Mourik:Jenna Van Mourik is an author of Biblical fiction whose debut novel, Jerusalem’s Daughter, was published in 2021. She graduated in 2020 from California Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Jenna is passionate about books, storytelling, and using the art of fiction to portray the truth of God’s love. She enjoys sharing Christian fiction recommendations on her YouTube channel, and sharing all about her writing and personal life on Instagram and on her blog. She currently lives in Northern California with her husband, Brandon, and her toy Australian shepherd, Piper.- – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – -Buy Jerusalem’s Daughter: https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B08YWSPZ1M&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_A4YJKGQJGEERCYE1MCANAdd Jerusalem’s Daughter to your Goodreads TBR today: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56682422-jerusalem-s-daughterSynopsis:”Having grown up in the impoverished lower city of Jerusalem, Shamira is no stranger to injustice at the hands of the Pharisees and Sadducees. Her family is shunned by many in the Jewish community who believe that their misfortune in life is the result of a secret sin. Rumors are spreading of a nearby healer with incredible abilities; if the stories are true, then the Messiah may be near, and Shamira will stop at nothing in the pursuit of a miracle.Asa spends every day at the temple under the tutelage of his strict father, an elite Levite priest who enforces the laws without mercy. Between the growing demands of the Roman government and the threats of the Zealots, tensions are high. When Shamira, the girl who stole his heart years ago, asks him to help her find the healer called Jesus, he must choose to either follow in his father’s footsteps or forge his own path.Shamira knows that both her life and the lives of her loved ones could be changed forever, but only if she can find a way to speak to the man called Jesus of Nazareth before it’s too late.”- – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – -Other Links:Website: https://www.authorjennavanmourik.comShop My Merch Store: https://teespring.com/stores/jenna-van-mouriks-storeInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennavanmourikFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jennavanmourik/Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/21087378.Jenna_Van_Mourik- – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – -Join Jenna’s Book Club, Biblical Fiction Buffs:The Biblical Fiction Buffs is a quarterly book club and discussion group on INSTAGRAM and hosted by Jenna Van Mourik. You can find it by searching or by following this link:https://www.instagram.com/biblicalfictionbuffsWe’d love to have you be a part of the discussion as we discover new Biblical fiction reads, study Biblical history, and learn more about God’s word through the art of story!- – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – -Notes/Disclaimers:This YouTube channel is meant to be an encouraging, family-friendly, and uplifting space for readers and writers of Christian fiction. As such, we reserve the right to remove any comments that we feel are not constructive, edifying, or made with good intentions in order to preserve the positive atmosphere in this community. Thank you for understanding. (1 Thessalonians 5:11, James 3, Philippians 4:8)

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Is Your Novel Boring? Here’s How to Tell [Video]

It’s such a difficult question to answer, and one you often can’t answer yourself as the writer: is your novel boring? The tips in this video can help you determine if your novel is engaging readers in the way you intend or if it is boring and making the reader put it down. It is super important to ensure your novel is intriguing readers from beginning to end whether you plan to pursue traditional or self-publishing!HOW TO TELL IF YOUR NOVEL IS BORING:00:56 – You switch storylines too frequently01:56 – You rely too much on action03:45 – The story lacks emotional stakes04:58 – The plot is predictable07:08 – Your characters are thinABOUT ME: My name is Alyssa Matesic, and I’m a freelance book editor with 6+ years of book publishing and editorial experience. Throughout my career, I’ve held editorial roles across both sides of the publishing industry: Big Five publishing houses and literary agencies. This goal of this channel is to help writers throughout the book writing journeyβ€”whether you’re working on your manuscript or you’re looking for publishing advice.Feel free to get in touch!https://www.alyssamatesic.comasmeditorial@gmail.comMUSIC: ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Chilling by HoobeZa https://youtu.be/O6nMNPQ4Vf0––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Charlie Brown by Smith The Mister https://smiththemister.bandcamp.com Smith The Mister https://bit.ly/Smith-The-Mister-YT ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

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5 EASY Tools to PROMOTE YOUR BOOK! | Book Brush Tutorial – 3D mockups, Ad Graphics, Trailers + more! [Video]

I never knew Book Brush had so many tools to help authors promote their books! It’s my new favorite book marketing tool! Enjoy this deep-dive tutorial of how to create 3D book mockups, promo graphics & banners for places like Instagram/YouTube/etc… book trailers, full book cover wraps, 3D box set graphics for series & more with EASE! (no photoshop required :)// BOOK BRUSH & DISCOUNT CODE //https://bookbrush.com/Use Code: BRITTANY15 to get a 15% Lifetime Discount to any new paid Book Brush plan!Get EXCLSUIVE PERKS when you Join My Channel!:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqATc9AtQOhy4PmAV48y2dw/joinπŸ”΄ SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE |https://www.youtube.com/authorbrittanywang?sub_confirmation=1🟠 SUPPORT ON PATREON | https://www.patreon.com/authorbrittanywang ~~~~ MORE RESOURCES FOR YOU! ~~~~πŸ“’ FREE SERIES BIBLE TEMPLATE:https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/members πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» AUTHOR WEBSITE BOOT CAMP:https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/websitebootcamp πŸ–Œ MORE TIPS FOR WRITERS:https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/forwritersπŸ“š YA FANTASY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/rec-reads 🌸 ABOUT AUTHOR BRITTANY WANG:Young Adult (YA) Fantasy Author, #AuthorTuber, Author Website Designer. β—‹ WEBSITE | https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/β—‹ YOUTUBE | https://www.youtube.com/authorbrittanywang?sub_confirmation=1 β—‹ INSTAGRAM | https://instagram.com/authorbrittanywang #authorbrittanywangDisclaimer: The description of this video may contain affiliate links. If clicked, I may receive a referral commission at no extra cost to you. This helps keep me creating videos & writing books! Thanks so much for your support!

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πŸ“šMy BOOK MARKETING Plans | 50+ Ideas, Strategies, & Tips to Promote Your Book + EXAMPLES!! [Video]

Need ideas to market your book?? In today’s video I’m sharing my book marketing plan along with OVER 50 ideas, strategies and tips to promote your book, plus TONS of practical examples for your Author Website & Newsletter, Social Media Marketing, Promo Teams & Early Readers, events like your Cover Reveal & Release Day, tips for Marketing a Series, and more!!// CHECK OUT MY BOOK! //πŸ”΄Pre-Order Wings of Betrayal | https://amzn.to/2RNpVA0πŸ”΄Get access to EARLY CHAPTERS! | https://forms.gle/nFMXsYSgmPm8ZzEC9πŸ”΄Sign up for my ARC TEAM! | https://forms.gle/XR34tExhiyWCT2Co6πŸ”΄Add to your Goodreads | https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/58346355-wings-of-betrayal// OTHER LINKS MENTIONED // Self Publishing Diaries Playlist | https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLG7n9UVwJnZbG5FFC9uNWxIZWB_VDh8LAProductivity Tips Playlist – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLG7n9UVwJnZaAq1G7C1KD5losaS-DK5xtAuthor Website Boot Camp – https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/websitebootcampCanva | https://www.canva.com/BookBrush | https://bookbrush.com/ – Use **BRITTANY15** to get a 15% Off Lifetime Discount to any new paid plan. Unsplash | https://unsplash.com/Get EXCLUSIVE PERKS when you Join My Channel!:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqATc9AtQOhy4PmAV48y2dw/joinπŸ”΄ SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE |https://www.youtube.com/authorbrittanywang?sub_confirmation=1🟠 SUPPORT ON PATREON | https://www.patreon.com/authorbrittanywang ~~~~ MORE RESOURCES FOR YOU! ~~~~πŸ“’ FREE SERIES BIBLE TEMPLATE:https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/members πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» AUTHOR WEBSITE BOOT CAMP:https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/websitebootcamp πŸ–Œ MORE TIPS FOR WRITERS:https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/forwritersπŸ“š YA FANTASY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/rec-reads 🌸 ABOUT AUTHOR BRITTANY WANG:Young Adult (YA) Fantasy Author, #AuthorTuber, Author Website Designer. β—‹ WEBSITE | https://www.authorbrittanywang.com/β—‹ YOUTUBE | https://www.youtube.com/authorbrittanywang?sub_confirmation=1 β—‹ INSTAGRAM | https://instagram.com/authorbrittanywang #authorbrittanywangDisclaimer: The description of this video may contain affiliate links. If clicked, I may receive a referral commission at no extra cost to you. This helps keep me creating videos & writing books! Thanks so much for your support!

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What genre should we write? five tips to help book marketing [Video]

Welcome back to the channel. My name is Heather Salter-Purves. I am a queer author of dark fantasy retellings. Today’s video wanted to talk to you about the journey I took to discover my preferred genre to write and how this will help me in my author career. As I am currently self-published, I have two main goals with my books:First, I gain new readers to my books and then come to my second goal: Does this story, whether a short story novella or novel, add viable to my existing readers.I know I need to select a genre with a reader base and continue to write in it for a while. Some authors can jump around from horror to science fiction to fantasy; however, these authors have an extensive backlist and a readership that will follow them. Meaning that this is a two-fold decision being a passion- you need to choose a genre that you love and secondly build a readership that will become loyal fans that will read anything that you pen. Some these for my tips to knowing what sort of genre author you are:What books do you find yourself reading most often?Write down all the ideas you have for stories of post-it or pieces of paper. With the collection of story, ideas start sorting them into groups of best of books tropes or paint similar pictures. Once the piles are formed, which trope or ideas has the most story ideas in them, this is most likely the genre you should try to drive into first.Another thing that you might need to consider is thinking about your strengths when creating something. Are you going at research or descriptions?Links that you might be interested in:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heather.salterpurves_author/Twitter: https://twitter.com/heather_purvesFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/HeatherSalterPurvesAuthor/newsletter: https://omniform1.com/signup/v1/606e862599f0b76f04f9c25c_606fa3bb4c7fa415563db487.html?fbclid=IwAR0v0ia5zLXNjNqCEj-bKVlyZzlRhBreq2Kj48SWR7ZYWOryx1H_JGXaSf0 My Books:Rippled Reflections, book one of Devil’s Bay: https://books2read.com/rippledreflections #authourube, #amwriting

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The TRUTH About Book Print Runs | Running Out of Books? [Video]

What are print runs in book publishing? What does it mean to get a second printing/reprint? How large are print runs generally? I’m sharing all the things I know about print runs in traditional publishing! Did you know that usually published print only a fraction of an announced print run? Is there an issue with getting books printed and shipped to the U.S.?!Wendover Productions video on the current issue with supply/demand/shipping: https://youtu.be/b1JlYZQG3lI00:00 The Ivies is getting a 2nd printing!02:54 Announced print runs06:43 Backstock is bad08:12 Paper and printer shortages09:42 COVID Problems?12:07 Print runs & reprints15:21 What impacts print run numbers20:45 Should you worry about your print run?Add The Ivies on Goodreads! https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48896122-the-iviesAdd Murder, She Texted on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57121698-murder-she-texted+BUY MY BOOKS+Buy The Ivies from your favorite book retailer!: https://bit.ly/3mkxyYjBuy The Stars We Steal from Book Depository (ships worldwide!): https://www.bookdepository.com/Stars-We-Steal-Alexa-Donne/9781328948946?ref=grid-view&qid=1603728315664&sr=1-3Buy Brightly Burning from Book Depository (ships worldwide!): https://www.bookdepository.com/Brightly-Burning-Alexa-Donne/9781785659423Buy BRIGHTLY BURNING on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Brightly-Burning-Alexa-Donne/dp/1328948935/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1500334638&sr=1-1Get Brightly Burning on Audible.com! https://www.audible.com/pd/Brightly-Burning-Audiobook/B07H41CPVC?asin=B07H41CPVC&source_code=AUDOR2220912189OII+LINKS+Goodreads:https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16817128.Alexa_DonneTwitter:https://twitter.com/alexadonneInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/alexadonne/Newsletter Sign-Up:http://alexadonne.com/newsletter/Website:http://alexadonne.com/Wattpad:https://www.wattpad.com/user/alexadonne+FILMING SPECS+Camera: Canon t6iMic: Rode VideoMic Pro+Lighting: Limo Studio Soft KitEditing Software: Magix Movie Edit Pro

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5 Insider Secrets About the Book Publishing Industry Most Writers Don’t Know [Video]

The book publishing industry can be confusing to navigate, but knowing how it works can help you position yourself for success if your dream is to get your book published by a big five traditional publishing house. In this video, I reveal five secrets about traditional book publishing that most writers don’t know so you can get the inside scoop about an industry that often feels like it operates behind closed doors.5 SECRETS ABOUT THE TRADITIONAL BIG FIVE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY:01:10 – Debut authors are a hot commodity 02:42 – Assistants are often involved in the editorial process04:02 – Publishers don’t expect all books to be bestsellers05:26 – Nonfiction can be easier to publish07:41 – It’s not just about agents and editorsABOUT ME: My name is Alyssa Matesic, and I’m a freelance book editor with 6+ years of book publishing and editorial experience. Throughout my career, I’ve held editorial roles across both sides of the publishing industry: Big Five publishing houses and literary agencies. This goal of this channel is to help writers throughout the book writing journeyβ€”whether you’re working on your manuscript or you’re looking for publishing advice.Feel free to get in touch!https://www.alyssamatesic.comasmeditorial@gmail.comMUSIC: ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Chilling by HoobeZa https://youtu.be/O6nMNPQ4Vf0––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Charlie Brown by Smith The Mister https://smiththemister.bandcamp.com Smith The Mister https://bit.ly/Smith-The-Mister-YT ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

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Traditional Book Publishing Without an Agent | How To Publish a Book [Video]

Take a sneak peek at this week’s episode of the School For Writers podcast.Our guest Casie Vogel drops a ton of great info about the process of submitting your book idea to Ulysses Press, what type of books they focus on, and the role of small presses in amplifying marginalized, silenced voices within the publishing world.This is a recap of the podcast episode 39: The Competitive Advantage of Writing for Niche Markets with Casie Vogel of Ulysses Press.Watch the whole episode here:https://youtu.be/Gicws3F4z24Connect with Lauren and the show:Website – https://schoolforwriters.com/Lauren’s IG – https://www.instagram.com/laurenmariefleming/SW’s IG – https://www.instagram.com/schoolforwriters/Love audiobooks? Listen on Libro.fm and support independent bookstores. Plus, use this link and we both get a free audiobook: http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm116869

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Prepping for book marketing #Shorts [Video]

#Shorts #writing Halfway done translating the book update from Tictok when I hit the halfway point. Though it might be fun to start to share them here too. With Love H.K.Darkwood- – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Live Stream Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday / 9 PM Greenwich TimeBut I do love writing with you guys, so you will definitely see me go online more often than that. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – ➑️ Website: https://hkdarkwood.com/➑️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hkdarkwood/➑️ Newsletter: https://hkdarkwood.com/newsletter/➑️ Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@hkdarkwood?lang=en- – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –