This is sort of an extension of my last post. I’ve decided to not be afraid to try new things with self-publishing in 2014. For example, I’ve already revamped all my keywords for my books across all platforms. If the books aren’t selling, I’m not doing something right, so I’m going to tweak them until they sell. This is an ongoing process, so it will keep me busy for quite some time.
I’m also going to revisit my covers. Bigger titles, bigger author name, relevant pictures, quality presentations—these are all things I want to strive for this year. Interestingly enough, I’m trying out something new with Ashes, my first novel, that is actually something quite old: it’s first cover. Ashes launched with a cover of my own creation, and while I and a few others liked it, I felt it was a little too ‘self-publishy’. Yet it still moved a few copies. Continue reading