Blog: Tips for the Self Publishing Author

Writing, editing, publishing, promoting and selling your books takes a lot of work. We here at Steuben Press want to help, and in this category we'll share our knowledge and stories with you!

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Best Book Awards for Self-Published Authors

It can be tough to stand out as a writer in a sea of indie authors. To find a loyal following, your audience needs to trust you. And what better way to earn that trust than by winning a book award?

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Hook More Readers with an Effective Email Campaign

Thanks to the Internet, times are always changing on the marketing front.

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The Difference Between Book Printing And Book Publishing

At first glance, book printing and book publishing can seem pretty similar. But there a few important differences for self-published authors to understand.

Book printers print and and bind your book, while book publishers are focused on owning the intellectual property of your book itself.

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5 Self-Publishing Trends to Keep You Ahead of the Game in 2018

With the increasing capabilities of the Internet, self-publishing becomes more possible for aspiring writers every year. 

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How I Got Discovered: Interview with Self-Published Author Al Arnold

As a self-published author, getting your work into the hands of a big publisher can mean a lot for your baby (er, for your book). 

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Sell More Copies of Your Book on Social Media

If you’ve recently completed your first manuscript, congratulations! All those late nights, endless cups of coffee and countless revisions have finally paid off.

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5 Things Your Author Site Needs to Sell More Books

Your author website is your main platform for finding new readers and communicating with existing fans. Here are the 5 things your writer’s website must have to help you sell more books.

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4 Ways to Impress at Your First Book Signing

Your first book signing is an important part of your book’s marketing plan — and an exciting marker of success. It’s your chance to celebrate all the late nights and endless hours you put into your book, to interact with adoring fans, and to hook new readers.

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Book Cover Art: How to Find and Hire a Stellar Book Cover Designer

Your book cover is the first thing potential readers see. It makes the first impression and gives readers a glimpse into the journey your book will take them on.

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6 Things to Do Before Your First Writer’s Conference

As a self-published author, your first writer’s conference is a chance to connect with other writers, impress literary agents, and build buzz about your own writing projects.

But without the right preparation and focus, you could miss out on career-changing opportunities.

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