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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4 Tricks to Drive More Traffic to Your Author Site

Being a self-published author means embracing the DIY mindset when it comes to producing and selling your book.

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3 Steps to Defining and Finding Your Book’s Ideal Reader

Don’t believe the hype about the internet killing books. Research shows that book readers have stayed true to their favorite hobby.

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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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When I was looking for a printer for my first book I put the project on a nationwide search site. The very first applicant was Steuben Press. Their estimate remained competitive as more than thirty others flooded in. Since then, through two more books and multiple printings, Steuben Press has proved themselves efficient, timely, responsive, and when I call, it's like in "Cheers," a place they know your name. I recommend them without reservation.

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