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Do Author Blurbs Create Sales?

An author review quote is often perceived as the holy grail of cover candy – second in line to a bestseller label or that coveted Oprah or Reese book club seal. But do author blurbs really matter? And how would you go about getting one?

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Help! I’m looking for a _____________!

Are you looking to hire a cover designer, editor, beta reader, book formatter, or something else? We often get emails from authors who wanting to find someone who ________________ (fill in the blank).

While we’ve worked with a lot of freelancers, someone perfect for us might not be a good fit for you, based on several factors.

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Your Re-release Questions Answered

Rebranding a backlist book is a common way to improve its appeal and give it fresh exposure to readers. But the idea of rebranding often raises a lot of questions. We’ve assembled the most frequently asked and answer them below.

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Holiday Sale Ideas

The holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to…

☕ binge on pumpkin spice lattes

? put on the holiday music

? take advantage of extra earning opportunities for authors

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Want to sell paperbacks directly to readers?

Some authors are killing it with direct sales (we’ll report more on this soon!) but if you aren’t ready to jump into that deep end, and just want a simple way to provide signed paperbacks to readers… we wanted to share Alessandra Torre’s method.

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Sharing #1 Advice Tips for New Authors

Some of our most brilliant knowledge comes in hindsight. It’s so much easier to look back and see mistakes than look forward and make the right decision.

In hopes of capturing some of that wisdom, we asked a group of bestselling Inkers Con authors an important question:

What is your best piece of advice for new authors?

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