In today’s episode, the Chix discuss some challenges when selling books on Amazon. Issues like:
Buy Button shockers
Some possible workarounds
The possibility of Amazon selling used ebooks
How this reality can affect Amazon Exclusive authors
Why it’s important to “tend to your own garden”
Does Amazon Prime live up to its implied promises?
What will happen to payouts when the Big 5 Publishers join KU?
How Bee sells her company’s ebooks direct to her readers
Bottom line? You need to be proactive when it comes to selling on Amazon. Go in with your eyes wide open. Keep your options open. Understand it’s nothing personal. And most importantly? Maintain many streams of income.
In today’s podcast, the Chix discuss a tried and true marketing technique that is making a quiet, yet strong comeback. Many proclaimed its death, but the Chix concur that in the right hands, this technique has the potential to gain new customers/clients at a fraction of the cost of online marketing.
While marketing online is… was… a great way to grow your brand, prices continue to rise, engagement’s decreasing, fees aren’t going down.
Is online marketing going to continue to dominate? The Chix analyze current realities and present a best practice going forward. Enjoy!
Today Victoria, Donna, and Beth share their personal stories on how they began their freelance careers including:
* How Beth began her publishing house and why she runs it in the old-school, traditional way
* How Donna went from a desk job at Prentice Hall to becoming an A-List copywriter
* Why Victoria set aside her successful career as an attorney and decided to build her dream freelance biz
They share the whys, the hows, and the specific skills they needed to keep on top of their game… many years later. They also discuss how they built skill sets, keys for longevity in this biz, and why a “wide” biz maintains stability.