Articles About Book Marketing

Diva Debbie Stops By for an Insult -or- NARCISSISTS NEED NOT APPLY!

Narcissist: a person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves. Diva: a self-important person who is temperamental ...
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“Online/Virtual Book Fair?” Don’t Bother….

I was spammed this week by an organization that hosts book fairs. Of course, it's all online again this year ...
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Another Reason Authors Must Own and Control Their Own Websites? CANCEL CULTURE!

Q -  Hi Angela, Your book tells authors they must have their own website, and lists a variety of reasons ...
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Six Creative Ways for Writers to Make More Money – by Mohamed Saad

THE FALL, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST IS THIS WEEKEND! Our fall contest is the most popular one each year ...
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How to Build Your Author Brand Through Online Events – by Emma Hall

THE FALL, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST WILL BE ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2021! Our fall contest is the most ...
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Book-Tok for Book Promotion; Bishop Quits After Falling in Love with Satanic Writer; and MORE – In The News – 09/09/2021

THE FALL, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST WILL BE ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2021! Our fall contest is the most ...
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Angela Shares a Brutally Honest Review of an Author’s Book Description on Amazon

THE FALL, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST WILL BE ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2021! Our fall contest is the most ...
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If You’re Buying Books for Christmas Gifts This Year, You Should Start Shopping NOW. Here’s Why…

In every home (and boat!) I've lived in, I've always had a hiding place for Christmas presents. In November of ...
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Email From “Major Movie Studio” Didn’t Fool THIS Author!

Q -  Dear Angela, Thought you might like to see an email I received yesterday regarding my book. They even ...
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NEVER, EVER Buy THESE Book Promotion Products/Services. PERIOD.

Today, I'm going to save you more than $100,000! Seriously!! The combined total of the services below would cost you ...
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“Should I publish one very large book or three smaller ones?”

Q -  I'm not certain how you feel about dispensing free advice, but I need an experienced opinion. I am ...
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Brutal Honesty, Because You Asked! Why YOUR Book Isn’t Selling – by Angela Hoy

I always love it when authors ask me to be honest with them. In most cases, if someone has the ...
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What Eyeballs Are Most Attracted to in Online Ads – by Nadia Ali

When scrolling through pages of web content, there is only one thing that really draws our attention...and that’s pictures – ...
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Will Your Book Sell? Yes, But Only If… – by TM Jacobs

DON'T FORGET! START-TIME FOR THE SUMMER, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST IS THIS SATURDAY! SIGN UP TODAY IF YOU WANT TO ...
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Social Media May Be Killing Your Writing Income! – by TM Jacobs

THE SUMMER, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST IS ONLY 9 DAYS AWAY! SIGN UP TODAY IF YOU WANT TO PLAY!  ...
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“Should I post my business videos to YouTube or to my own website?”

THE SUMMER, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST IS ONLY 9 DAYS AWAY! SIGN UP TODAY IF YOU WANT TO PLAY! Q ...
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DISRUPTIVE AND DUMB: Do NOT Lie to Your Publisher About ANYTHING!

THE SUMMER, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST IS ONLY 2 WEEKS AWAY! SIGN UP NOW IF YOU WANT TO PLAY! ...
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Amazon Blames Social Media?; KEEP Bezos in Space!; School Board Plays Copyright Card to Hide Curriculum from Parents; and MORE – In The News – 06/24/2021

* Amazonannigans We're only a $315 Billion Monopoly. We Can't Control Fake Reviews!! Amazon Passes the Buck: Blames Social Media ...
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“Is my book being trolled on Amazon by someone I know?”

Q - Amazon removed an abusive review that accused me of racism (it was obvious that person didn't even read ...
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“Should my website’s URL be my name or my book’s title?”

Q - Angela, What do you recommend for authors when they are creating a marketing website-their name or the name ...
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