Author & Self-Publishing Services

SEO for Books and Authors

ebook print-on-demand

Whether you are a published author or an independently published author (indie author) there are some digital and promotional services that you might need … anything from:

  • Assistance with branding and optimizing your author accounts (social media and other 3rd party accounts)
  • SEO for your author or book website
  • Formatting your book for ebook and print-on-demand
  • Self-publishing on Amazon and Smashwords
  • Promoting your book launch
  • and Marketing and Optimizing (SEO) all your Internet properties to help promote your book!

 What we do for Authors

Self-Publishing … There are many different ways to author a book.

OUR BOOK STRATEGY: Amazon and Smashwords. If you want to sell a book you have to be on Amazon. Smashwords helps you reach non-Amazon bookstores and they offer PDFs, coupons, and other great formats, and features.

This strategy will work well for you if you are not interested in managing stock and like the inventory-free concept of print-on-demand and ebooks. 

Ebooks can be purchased for any number of ebook readers, smartphones, tablets, or even downloadable files like txt, html, and pdf.

We can help you convert your book’s doc file into the formats to reach your target audience.
JUDGING A BOOK BY IT’S COVER JUST GOT MORE COMPLICATED
We don’t design the book covers, but we do make sure that they will look good in print, on ebooks, and when displayed as a small thumbnail. Not to mention how it will look on a black and white digital screen like the Nook Glow Light. You need a cover cover that sells.

A CRITICAL FIRST IMPRESSION
Authors tend to either struggle over a title or have a lightning bolt inspiration. However, I’ve seen over and over an author set on a title and it just doesn’t work for them. Quite often there are multiple books by various authors with the same exact title! Although this might not initially seem like an “SEO” thing, this fits right in with conducting keyword research.

DON’T FORGET TO HARNESS THE POWER OF THE SUBTITLE
Another area that authors miss out on the benefits of the subtitle. For example, something as simple as using the subtitle “A Novel” can bring clarity to the genre.  And “novel” is an excellent keyword to have.  You might think this isn’t necessary because you’ve already designated your category as “novel” but as with all things SEO – you never know how someone is going to find your book.
WEBSITES, SOCIAL MEDIA, & SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION
Amazon is a great place to sell lots of books, but your book will be lost in the myriads of books that are posted daily. And… Amazon tends to help those authors who make an attempt at helping (promoting) themselves. What this means is you need to help drive traffic to your website and that can be accomplished via advertising, creating a website and directing traffic to purchase social media campaigns, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Some people add their books to their existing business websites to show credibility. Others want an author website or a book website. We don’t create the websites but we work with website designers who do. And we can conduct Search Engine Optimization, SEO, on existing and new websites – so if they are custom HTML sites, WordPress sites, WIX sites, SquareSpace sites… we can help promote your book!
SEO for Authors, Books, & Self Publishing

Print-on-Demand and eBooks

$2.00

Per Page

Amazon
  • Format WordDoc for Amazon Print-on-Demand & ebook.
$25.00

Per Hour

SEO Consulting for Books
  • Set-up accounts, develop online strategy, or provide accountability check-ins.
$2.00

Per Page

SmashWords
  • Convert WordDoc to eBook on Smashwords.

Contact us for more information!