Doug Welch on Authors and Luck

Doug Welch bio pict

Here’s one of those fabulous questions authors ponder: Is it Luck that brings an Author Success or is it Savvy Marketing or Both? Please give a Big Ol’ WG2E Welcome to Doug Welch, who’s sharing his theories… I read about marketing all the time. Blog after blog of advice; do this, do that, write a [...]

Amazon and Keywords: How to Choose Keywords that Work

I’m still travelling in Australia (hopefully somewhere near the Great Barrier Reef by the time you read this), so I’ve invited the very helpful Lisa Grace here today to talk about keywords and how to use them to maximise your Amazon exposure… Amazon and Keywords: How to Choose Keywords that Work by Lisa Grace Recently [...]

Do BookBub Ads Work to Find New Readers?

LizMatis_PlayingforKeeps_800px (1)

Wavin’ atchya, WG2E-Land Peeps! I’ve asked one of our WG2E Street Team Members, the fabulous Liz Matis, to fill us in on her experiences using BookBub, perhaps the hottest spot right now to find new readers. Take it away, Liz… After having a successful BookBub ad for my free days for Love By Design, I [...]

Go-To List for Helpful Indie Rescources

As Indies we are responsible for everything from writing the book to putting it out into the big wild world. This means editing, finding cover art, cover-designing, formatting, marketing, advertising, keeping up with what’s going on in the publishing world, and much, much more. So wouldn’t it be helpful to have a go-to list of [...]

Is Barnes and Noble Going The Way of Borders…as in Bankrupt?


I don’t know about you, WG2E-Land Peeps, but I don’t have a good gut feeling about the future of Barnes and Noble brick and mortar stores. They could end up with the same fate as Borders. Following an article in the Wall Street Journal (which is subscription only…ugh!) early last week, things ain’t lookin’ too [...]