Drive awareness for your book

BookWorks Blog Team of Industry Experts

Profile Photo

Carla King

Tech Tips & Tools  |  San Diego, California  

Carla King is the founder of the Self-Pub Boot Camp educational program of books, workshops, and online courses. Get her free Consumer’s Guide for Self-Publishers web-book to learn about writing and publishing products, tools, and services before you buy. Learn more about them in her weekly 30-minute Author Friendly Podcast when she talks with the people behind the companies who made them.

Practical Editing Software for Authors and Editors

Because professional editors are so expensive (and worth every penny), the purchase of electronic editing...
Read More

Your Advance Reader Copy: 6 Tech Tools for Sharing ARCs

An Advance Reader Copy (ARC) of your book is essential for obtaining reviews from early...
Read More

10 Ebook Conversion Tools for Docs to EPUB & MOBI

At some time or another in your publishing journey, you will need to create EPUB...
Read More

5 One Stop Shop Self-Publishing Services for Print & Ebooks

This post is for you if you want a one stop shop, single service to...
Read More

Grow Your Author Email List with These 7 Tech Essentials

You've heard over and over that selling books requires a robust author email list. These...
Read More

Tech Tools for Writers Roundup from BW Tech Expert Carla King

Here’s my annual roundup of tech tools that I feel are indispensable to my work...
Read More

Use Beta Readers to Perfect Your Story and Cultivate Fans

Beta publishing and working with beta readers are fantastic ways to cultivate fans and market...
Read More

As the Sun Sets on Pronoun, Evaluate Alternatives

As the sun sets on Pronoun we can continue to enjoy its benefits while evaluating...
Read More

Avoid Sales Tax Double-Dip: File a Resale Certificate

How many times have you ordered boxes of books from CreateSpace or IngramSpark to sell...
Read More

Affiliate Marketing Can Help Authors Make More Money

Affiliate marketing programs and curation tools help authors make a few more pennies on each...
Read More

7 Keyword Tools to Help Authors Create Good Book Metadata

When you upload your book to online retailers and distributors like Amazon, Smashwords, and IngramSpark, you'll...
Read More

The Vanity Press Trap: How to Avoid & Recoup the Damage

Watch out for vanity and subsidy presses who lure you in with fancy marketing and...
Read More

4 eBook Platforms Offering Cool Data, Distribution & Marketing Tools

There are a lot of eBook platforms out there—how many do you know? I bet...
Read More

Best Writing Apps for Increasing Productivity

By the time I get through all my emails, my social media posts, and my...
Read More

6 Basic Tech Skills Every Author Must Learn

These six tech skills are as essential to today’s authors as hammers and saws are...
Read More

Show more of Carla’s posts

Our Partners