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8 Tips for Getting the Most out of WDS – Preparing for the 2015 World Domination Summit (or any other conference)

This year will be my third WDS (Word Domination Summit – a meetup for people living unconventionally). I wrote this post just before last year’s conference, and had a lot of people tell me they’d read it before coming and it had set their mind at ease. So I’m updating it and reposting it for 2015, in hopes it will do ... Read More »

A serialized fiction growth-hacking technique for fiction writers

Most book marketing tips and strategies are for non-fiction authors. When publishing experts are asked, “well what about fiction writers,” the answer is usually, “um, I don’t have experience with that, but it should work too.” Here’s how to sell books: build a platform and an email list. BUT HOW?! Usually by giving away a lot of free stuff or some ... Read More »

7 Things Indie Authors are Doing RIGHT (some positive reinforcement to support your confidence)

Recently I posted an article/video called “The #1 Thing Indie Authors are Doing Wrong” – I didn’t expect much traffic but actually people have been sharing it quite a lot. So I watched my own video and I heard a lot of negativity. It’s frustrating, for me, and anybody who works in the publishing industry, to face an ever-increasing torrent ... Read More »

Guest Posts

I don’t allow guest posts on this site, Creativindie.com, because it’s a personal blog where I often rant about stuff and I’m selfish. But I have created a whole bunch of really powerful, high PR blogs specifically for you writers to write guest posts and increase your SEO and traffic. I only allow helpful, high quality, well written articles from writers ... Read More »

Essential Tools and Resources for (Serious) Authors

I’m finally putting together a list of the tools and resources I use to build traffic, increase conversions, design amazing promotional materials and advertisements, write and publish books, build courses and landing pages, and make passive income online. It took me about 10 years to figure it all out, and the first five years I worked really hard and didn’t ... Read More »

Reputation vs. Relevancy: understanding website traffic

There are a lot of authors who have no idea what to do with their website. And I’m not just talking about design (though I have in other posts, because it’s important). So I thought I’d raise the subject of reputation vs. relevancy, hopefully to clarify how people are finding you. Reputation If you build your reputation, people know about you. So ... Read More »

The #1 things most self-publishing authors get wrong (mistakes to avoid).

This month I published over 100 YouTube videos. I’m getting a little more confident, though I tend to ramble. In this one I discuss common self-publishing mistakes you should avoid that I see most indie authors screwing up. Here are some of the things I talk about. Ugly website Ugly book cover Spamming people Overprotective of their content Paying too ... Read More »

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