How Can Book Bloggers Help Indie Authors? There can be very little doubt that writing a novel and having it published are very difficult things to accomplish. This takes skill, determination, hard work, and some good old-fashioned luck! Also, traditional publishers are very particular about the work they accept and it is notoriously difficult to land a deal with an established book publisher. In response to these factors, many writers have turned to the world of independent publishing. If others are not willing to take a chance on their novel…then they will publish it themselves! Enter the realm of...Read More
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What Do Book Bloggers Actually Do? What do book bloggers actually do? Let me count the ways a book blogger can contribute to this growing industry! Book reviews are almost the lifeblood of book marketing as they offer social proof that a book is worthy of reading and engaging with. They also have a huge influence on the book-selling website algorithms. Book bloggers come in by offering their blogging platform to authors looking for a review of their work. Role of a Book Blogger Book bloggers produce an extensive amount of book-related content ranging from reading challenges, blog tours,...Read More
Why Are Book Reviews Important For Authors? Essentially, book reviews are scholarly summaries, or opinions about the literary work of an author. Books are usually reviewed for websites, blogs, magazines, or newspapers and are an amazing way for authors to get their books in front of an audience. Book reviews are deemed as publicity for writers, as they connect them directly to an audience of eager book readers who are determined to tell others about a good read and are intrinsically enthusiastic about literature. Publishing a book is absolutely an exciting milestone for any author! However, you may have...Read More
A Comparison between EBooks and Paperback: Does it Make a Difference? Reading is an essential aspect of life and more people are taking it up as a hobby at any age. With that being said, the coming of the digital age brought about a variety of reading innovations along with it. Paperback books came first and seemed to be unrivalled for a while until modern technology came up with virtual books, or eBooks that people seemed to take to with unbridled enthusiasm. After all, these virtual books allowed avid readers to have as many books as they wanted and...Read More
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