Category Archives: Self-Promotion

Second Annual Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Now Accepting Submissions!


SHINING A SPOTLIGHT ON DEBUT AUTHORS Award includes monetary prize and marketing support for books in three categories: Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction – Romance, and Non-Fiction Toronto – February 4, 2016 – Rakuten Kobo, one of the world’s most innovative eReading services, today announced it is now accepting submissions for its second annual Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. With thousands of

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Getting The Most Out Of Kobo


By Donna Fasano I see regular sales of my independently published books in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and about a dozen other countries each month. But thanks to Kobo Writing Life and, I sold books to readers in new countries I would never have reached, including Nigeria and Qatar. Tracy Nesdoly, VP of Communications at Kobo, lends some insight about the success of the company: Rakuten Kobo,

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How I Doubled My Annual Kobo Sales in 2015


NYT bestselling author Cristin Harber recently blogged about her efforts over the last year to expand retailer market share at Kobo. We loved the story and her helpful tips, and were thrilled when she agreed to let us share the post here. To read more posts by Cristin outlining “Actionable Ideas for Indies,” go to The Next Level Author. By

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So you want to sign at an event? Here are some things I’ve learned

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By Chelle Bliss There’s been a lot of buzz about author events recently and I wanted to throw a couple things out there. There are so many misconceptions, unrealistic hopes, and harsh realities that many do not understand. Here are a few questions I’ve been asked and what I’ve learned thus far. Am I going to make money at an event?

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