Free Training: How Book Distribution Can Make or Break Your Book Sales

If you’re a self-published author, it’s important to understand distribution. The choices you make regarding distribution can make or break your book sales. In this free webinar—part of the ongoing training provided by the Women in Publishing Summit hosted by Alexa Bigwarfe—Bublish CEO Kathy Meis will talk about about the major distribution channels for each […]

The Courage to Commit and Create

According to a widely cited survey, “81% of Americans say they have a book in them.” Based on today’s population, that means there are 267 million people in the U.S. who want to write a book. Unfortunately, there’s another statistic about authorship: 97% of the people who start writing a book never finish it. There […]

What if you never wrote your book?

“Everyone has at least one book in them.”—Christopher Hitchens, author and Orwell Prize Winner  According to surveys, 81% of people believe they have a book in them, but only a small number will actually write and publish that book. As someone who works with writers every day, this is heartbreaking. The world is so in need of […]

Bublish’s “Goodbye 2020” Holiday Special!

No doubt about it, 2020 has been a year to remember…just for all the wrong reasons! As we look toward a brighter 2021, we think you deserve something special for making it through this challenging year. Announcing Bublish’s “Goodbye 2020” Holiday Special! You can lock in saving today on Bublish’s most popular publishing package and […]

Waves of Inspiration. A Creativity Essay for Frustrated Authors.

Each Thursday, I share a writing prompt with the Bublish community of authors around the world.  It’s a creative outlet for me and I truly enjoy this weekly ritual. Since many writers have expressed to me that they are struggling to find inspiration in a year filled with so much bad news, I thought I’d […]

3 Highly Effective Ways to Grow Your Email List as a Self-Published Author

According to the Direct Marketing Association, email marketing on average sees a 4300% return on investment for businesses in the United States.  As a self-published author, you are running your own publishing business, so email marketing is a skill that you should definitely have in your book marketing toolkit. And with online book shopping up […]

Why NOW Is the Perfect Time to Write a Book!

For authors, there is a bright spot in the current pandemic: people are reading in record numbers. In fact, according to an April 19, 2020 CNBC news report, “There was a whopping 777% increase in book purchases” in the first half of April as compared to the first half of March. This means it’s a […]

How to Capitalize on the 2020 Reading Boom

At Bublish, we saw a dramatic shift take place at the beginning of April: eBook sales started to rise quickly while adult print sales were down with the closure of bookstores and libraries and Amazon’s de-prioritization of print books as nonessential items during the pandemic. Currently, eBook sales are at holiday levels. With most of […]

Bublish’s “2020 Publish From Home” (#PFH) Trainings

With millions hunkered down around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the team at Bublish brainstormed on ways we could help writers and authors stay creative, productive, and connected. The result was Bublish’s #PublishFromHome Training Series (#PFH). Each week, we cover a new topic for indie authors who want to learn how to self-publish […]