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How to Create a Bestselling Author Website

Get this: In 2012, 391,000 books were self-published in the US alone. That number increased to more than 458,564 by 2013 (a 17% increase in self-published books year over year). If this pace continues (and it looks to), in 2015 there will be 1,728 books self-published daily, or about one book published every minute. Oh, and these stats only refer to books that are tracked by Bowker…and only...

The Author’s Guide to Building an Email List (and selling more books)

Fact: 1/3rd of all self-published authors earn less than $500 a year from their publishing efforts. Take that in for a moment… $500. That’s not even enough money to pay for a single month’s rent in most major cities. This makes sense when you consider that 80% of books tracked by Nielson Bookscan sold fewer than 99 copies in 2004. In other words, 4 out of 5 books won’t even hit triple digit sales...

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