If you’re writing middle grade or young adult books, and you like to create videos, TikTok with its young user base may be the social media platform for you. Here are 5 steps to promote your books on TikTok.
There are so many social media platforms out there, it can be overwhelming to choose which to use to build your author platform. Here is a quick overview of 6 popular social media platforms and our recommendations.
An author platform is a crucial part of any author’s marketing plan, particularly if you’re self-publishing a book. We’re here to look at some more unusual and fun ways to make the most of your platform as an author.
Your author website can be a great way to find—and keep!—readers. Here are some things you can change on your website to convert readers into fans.
Your friends can support you as an author in a few easy ways, but they may not know exactly how. Here are 7 easy ways your friends can help you sell more books.
At Book Cave, we’re often asked what the appropriate rating is for cozy mysteries, clean romance, or children’s fiction. Let’s take a look at what the ratings really mean, and what ratings these three genres usually fall into.
If you’re planning on running a book promotion, you may be wondering how long you should run your promotion for, or if one day of the week is better than another. We took a look at our daily deals email open and click rates to get an answer.
How do subscriber magnets—an ebook that an author gives readers for free in return for the reader signing up for their newsletter—help you sell more books? Here are 3 ways!
One way to sell more books is to provide value to your readers. This works because readers will feel you’re not just trying to sell to them but that you’re interested in helping them. How can you provide value? Here are some ideas.
Spreading the word about your ebook can be challenging! Here are 14 ways you can promote your ebook on Facebook.
As an author, using the advanced Google search tactics will not only help you research for your book more effectively, it will save you loads of time.
So you’re a WEIRD author. That’s great news! Celebrate your uniqueness with one of these funny writer shirts.
You may or may not have tried selling your books as pre-orders, but is selling pre-orders advantageous? Here are 11 reasons why you may want to try selling your book as a pre-order.
Book presentations are nice stream of secondary income. It takes time to build visibility, but when you use humor to connect with the audience, your presentation will be a success and open the door to more possibilities.
Having reviews can help you sell more books, but getting those first few reviews can be difficult. Here are some tips on writing a review request, along with a template to help you get it right the first time.
Blogging is harder than it looks! Here are 10 blog mistakes to avoid, whether you are a seasoned blogger or just starting out.
Short book teasers are great to use on your website to catch the readers’ attention and entice them to learn more or to buy your book. But how do you write a great, attention-grabbing teaser? Here are some simple tips!
More than ever, indie authors need all the tools they can gather in order to gain market visibility and increase sales. If you’ve ever been frustrated by the progress you are making in getting readers, then this post is for you!
If you want to make a living as an author, you may wonder, how much do authors make? We’ll go over some basic numbers for traditionally published and indie authors.