How can self-published authors get their books into libraries in the US? In this iWriterly video, Meg LaTorre interviews a librarian from the Sparta Library to answer that very question. One super cool thing about this interview is that David Costa from the Sparta Library looks into the library's database to see what indie authors' … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How Can Self-Published Authors Get Their Books Into Libraries in the US?
In 2019, the iWriterly YouTube channel went from 2,000 subscribers to more than 33,000 subscribers. Want to learn how we did it? Stay tuned. This video will be broken into the following sections: YouTube Best Practices Overview My YouTube Story What I Learned From 2019 Below are some of the topics covered in … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How My YouTube Channel Grew From 2,000 to 33,000+ Subscribers in One Year
Marketing is a big question mark for published and aspiring authors. What will your publisher do? What is the author expected to do? Watch this video to learn one first-hand experience from the traditionally-published science fiction author Michael Mammay. https://youtu.be/QQy1PUx1Iwo WATCH PREVIOUS iWRITERLY VIDEOS FT. MICHAEL MAMMAY: How to Navigate Publishing Contracts & … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Marketing For Traditionally Published Authors | With Author Michael Mammay
Who should give writing advice? Moreover, should individuals have certain (or any) qualifications to give writing advice? We are going to get into that today. THIS VIDEO IS BROKEN DOWN INTO FOUR SECTIONS: Universal writing advice vs. writing advice from experience Author platform: What should you talk about if you are unpublished? Should only … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Who Should Give Writing Advice?
Whether you’re self-publishing your very first book or you have a few books under your belt already, it’s important to have a roadmap to know where you’re going and where you hope to end up. In this video, Meg LaTorre will share a sneak-peek into her self-publishing journey, specifically creating a publishing checklist for self-publishing … Continue reading iWriterly Video: HOW TO SELF-PUBLISH YOUR FIRST BOOK: Creating a Publishing Checklist
Are you struggling to get book reviews? Finding readers to review your book(s) can be difficult, especially as a new author or as a self-published author. Whether you are a new author, self-published author, or you have a small online platform, in this iWriterly video you will learn tips and tricks from a group of … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Get Book Reviews as a New Author
Meg LaTorre is joined by Nour Zikra in a two-part collaboration all about author branding. They will talk about how to build a brand as an author: what is author branding, why is it important, as well as practical steps for building your author brand from the ground up. At its simplest, author branding is … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Author Brand: What is It & Why is It Important? (Collab With Nour Zikra)
To celebrate the iWriterly YouTube channel passing 10,000 subscribers, we are hosting a livestream all about author platform. We will cover the following topics: What is author platform? Author brand Choosing a social media platform: Where is your audience? Dominating a social media platform Collaborations Author website Avoiding burnout https://youtu.be/34CEsZch4FQ SOURCES REFERENCED IN … Continue reading iWriterly Video: What is Author Platform? (10,000+ Subscriber Celebration!)
Have you created a website and you are looking to get more traffic and appear higher in search on Google or another web browser? In this iWriterly video, Meg LaTorre will discuss 15 tips for newbies on how to improve your website’s search engine optimization (or SEO). While this video is geared toward author websites, … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Improving Your Website SEO
Whether you are intending to traditionally or self-publish, learn how to market your book effectively, when to get started, where to invest your money and time, and the dos and don't of marketing in this two-part series all about marketing your novel. In this Publishable episode, we will discuss the following: Marketing strategies for during … Continue reading Publishable: Episode 3 | How to Market Your Book (Part 2)