How My Self-Published Book Sold 180,000 Copies And Nearly Doubled My Revenue

[This is an abbreviated excerpt of a longer article written by Michael Bungay Stanier on GrowthLab.com. There are links within this excerpt that link to the full article] The Coaching Habit was published on February 29, 2016. (Leap Day! Why wouldn’t you take advantage of that?) In the year since, it’s sold nearly 200,000 copies, including 8,000 ebooks in one

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Writing an Author Bio

By Alicia Honeycutt If you want to make a good impression on readers, you need to give them high-quality contents and also prove that you are a reliable author. More than 90% of contemporary business followers want to see opinions from industry thought leaders. That’s what makes a successful bio one of the crucial elements of the author’s credibility. There

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KWL at RWA 2017

Kobo Writing Life will be at the 37th Annual RWA Conference July 26th through July 29th. KWL Director Mark Lefebvre will be at RWA meeting with authors and industry folks (and doing his best not to sweat on everyone). On Friday July 28th, Mark is hosting public office hours in Oceanic from 8:00 AM until 10:30 AM where authors can

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Using Tools for Series Branding

by Allyson Longueira   It’s no secret that series branding is essential in the publishing business. Let me rephrase: It should be no secret that series branding is essential in the publishing business. But knowing something needs to be done and executing it properly can be two very different things. This is why I’ve started co-teaching cover design workshops again with Dean

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