Lazy Days of Summer? No Way!

Summer is the best, isn’t it? Life slows down, schedules fade away, the kids are out of school. It’s a great time to relax by the pool, take a vacation and read a good book. We get it. We all need time to rejuvenate. That’s important. At the expense of sounding like taskmasters, we’re going to discourage […]

The Power of Collaboration

Yesterday, we enjoyed exploring Aerio during Bublish’s “Lunch & Learn” Webinar with Aerio’s Business Development Manager Caitlin Churchill. One of the key benefits of this direct-to-consumer book selling platform from Ingram is that it allows authors to sell other authors’ books out of the Ingram catalog. Both the author who sold the book and the author […]

Aerio: A New Platform for Authors to Sell Directly to Readers

Our “Lunch & Learn” Webinar guest on June 27, was Caitlin Churchill, who leads business development at Aerio, Ingram Content Group’s premier marketing and sales platform for publishers, authors and sellers. Caitlin gave us a great demo of the site and answered a ton of questions from attendees. If you missed the webinar and would […]

Connect the Dots for Readers and See What Happens

Google processes more than 40,000 searches every second. Facebook sees 8 billion video views a day. Daily social media usage averages 135 minutes. In today’s mobile world, we humans are more active online than ever, and we visit dozens of different websites and platforms when we’re there. As an author and self publisher, you need […]

You Are the Media! Now Shake It Up!

You are the media. Maybe you’ve never thought of yourself in that way, but if you have a blog, a Twitter account, a Facebook page, and Instagram account, etc., you are the media. As such, you’re either contributing to the collective noise (which exhausts and annoys us all) OR offering interesting content of value to […]

Book Product Pages That Convert

Raise your hand, if you’ve never purchased a product online. That’s what I thought—no hands—so let’s talk about online shopping. For today, set your inner shopper free. Think about the last time you bought something online—a new outfit, pair of shoes, music, a movie, a vacation, a bottle of wine, gardening supplies, furniture…or a book. Chances are […]

The Tantalizing Teaser

Here’s a little quiz for you. Don’t worry, it’s not difficult. Tell us which of the two tweets below would compel you to click the link in the tweet? Tweet #1: Enjoy this #bookbubble bitly/123456 via @BublishMe #fiction (no image) OR Tweet #2: In five short minutes it would all be over for Sam…unless… bitly/123456 via @BublishMe #suspense (with image) Did […]

Bublish Selected as a Top 10 Tech Company in Charleston!

We received some exciting news yesterday. Bublish was selected as one of The Top 10 Technology Startups in Charleston, South Carolina for 2018! Here’s the write up: The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Charleston, South Carolina. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to: Revenue potential […]

Simplifying Your Bestseller Marketing Roadmap

Today we welcome Derek Doepker—#1 bestselling Kindle author, speaker and coach—to the Bublish blog. Derek was our guest for a recent webinar, “Your Bestseller Journey.” You can watch the replay via the link at the end of Derek’s post. Derek, welcome to the blog. Thanks! Glad to be here. In today’s age, the biggest challenge for […]

Can We Talk?

Even before the national spectacle of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg testifying before Congress this month, the social behemoth was once again making big changes to the way they rank and display user content. One of the major updates announced in March was Facebook’s new emphasis on content that generates discussion. Going forward, posts with more comments […]