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Dave Chesson

Author Branding  |  Franklin, TN  

Dave Chesson is an Amazon bestselling author and the book marketing Jedi behind His focus is on cutting through the hype and providing trustworthy info to self-publishers, such as his recent Playster Review and his monthly column as’s Author Branding Expert.

He is also the creator of Publisher Rocket (formerly KDP Rocket), a software tool that gives author insider access to the Amazon marketplace, to pick better keywords and categories (and more) to help them sell more books.

Kindlepreneur was created as a free resource that provides everything authors need to take action and see results through in-depth articles focusing on quantifiable data like his comparison of book writing software.  Follow Dave on Twitter


How to Get Reviews to Ensure Your Books’ Success

How to get reviews is a familiar dilemma for indie authors—they are critical for your...
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Publisher Rocket 2.0 – Discover What’s New & Exciting

Last month our Author Branding Expert, Dave Chesson, announced the new version of KDP Rocket....
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Publisher Rocket Makes Selling Books on Amazon Way Easier

Self-publishers wear a lot of hats. There’s the writing hat of course, but also the...
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Amazon AMS Ads: A Quick Rundown on the 2019 Changes

Previously here on BookWorks, I’ve talked with you about Amazon AMS ads, including what they...
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5 Ways to Convert Your Blog Readers to Subscribers

Blogging can be one of the most rewarding things you do as an author. By...
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Make the Most of Your Dedication Page

Every author knows that most books have a dedication page, but are they really that...
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Inside Your Book & Back Cover Branding Opportunities

When it comes to branding yourself inside your book, one place in particular pops up....
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Author Engagement: How to Cultivate Fans of Your Brand

Previously in this series, I shared the importance of monitoring your author brand reputation. Now...
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Author Brand Protection: Monitoring Your Online Reputation

Over the course of my author branding series here at BookWorks, I’ve explained and explored...
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3 Factors for Choosing an On-Brand Pen Name

If you’re thinking about using an author pen name, you’re in superb company. After all,...
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Setting Up Your Writing Business for Legal Protection

You recently read about the advantages of having self-publishing imprint in our latest "Notes from...
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Book Cover Design for Your Author Brand: Name Placement

Including your name on your book cover is very important. Without it, your book will...
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How to Use Top Book Blogs to Build Your Author Brand

In today’s article on author branding, we’re going to look at how to make use...
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Book Awards Can Boost Your Author Brand

Today’s exploration of author branding is all about book awards that indie authors can apply...
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Podcast Your Way to Greater Author Brand Recognition

Have you considered appearing on a podcast? Podcasts are one of the best ways to...
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