The Smashwords promotion is going strong. Personally, I’ve picked up at least a dozen free eBooks ranging from nutrition to mystery. I’ve also “sold” a dozen or so copies of my own eBooks, thanks to the free promotion. For those authors that aren’t quite selling at top levels, take a good look at these tips.
The following is advice from Mark Coker, founder and CEO of Smashwords.com, a leading Indie eBook distributor. Mr. Coker, himself a successful author, provides these tips for writers with less than expected sales numbers. While his suggestions are no guarantee of success, one must consider the significance of the source! Further, if your book isn’t moving, does it hurt to try something else?
“Success. We all want it. We work hard for it. But in the end, despite all those late nights, we still find ourselves coming up short. I still live in my same dumpy apartment. I still can’t take my girlfriend on the vacation she really wants. So what the hell am I doing wrong? “
…a recent survey we commissioned yielded some very interesting information from current home business owners. One of the questions asked: “Do you have any tips/suggestions for those considering entrepreneurship?”