Self-Publishing Books 101
We have been publishing books since 2008 and want to share what we have learned with you. In this book we cover everything from the different companies and costs, to copyright information and book design.
Want to see God move in even greater ways through your writing? If so, this book can help you. You are priestly pens in the hands of the author of life.
How to Get Honest Reviews
Offering credibility and proof of readership, reviews have the power to boost your book sales. Find 7 proven ways authors can legitimately increase the number of reviews written about their books.
Build & Grow Your Author Platform
BUILD and GROW is a 9-step formula for marketing your books. This is the same system I’ve used to sell over 103,000 books since 2008 and grow my author platform to thousands of email subscribers and followers.
Procrastination to Publication
Do you want to publish an eBook, but don’t even know where to start? If so, this book is for you. Within these pages, the author will walk you step-by-step through a 7-step system to write, format, and publish your Kindle eBooks on Amazon.
Seven strategies Shelley has personally used to publish over 50 books in seven years (and she has personally authored over 40 of those books)
Writer’s Retreat Workbook
Do you need to get away and write? This workbook will help you have your own personal writing retreat (at home or far away).
Journaling with Jesus
This writer’s journal uses the perfect combination of freewriting and prayer to help you kick writer’s block to the curb and write what God has called you to write.
90-Day Writing Journal
Finally, get more writing done! Learn to track your writing to increase your writing productivity and write more, write better.
The Truth About Book Reviews
We believe book reviews are a crucial marketing tool, which is why it is our endeavor through this book to outline some tips to help authors understand book reviews.
“Holiday Marketing” will walk you through some simple marketing techniques that can help boost your book sales during the upcoming holiday season.
Book Marketing for Beginners
You don’t have to spend hours searching the internet and reading blog tutorials to learn how to start marketing your book. Heather will show you where to start and how to build a plan that works for you.
Speakers, we are writing this book to encourage you. In this book we debunk the myth that you have to be a writer, to have a book.
7 Book Marketing Case Studies
7 strategies Shelley has personally used to publish over 50 books in 7 years (and she has personally authored over 40 of those books)
Marketing Your Book on Amazon
Learn how to optimize your books on Amazon and Kindle using categories, tags and more. I will take you step-by-step through the process using screenshots to show you exactly what to do.
Meet Heather & Shelley
Author & Coach
For close to a decade, Heather Hart has been helping other writers make their dreams come true. As an internationally best-selling and award-winning author, with well over a dozen books in print, she knows what works and what doesn’t. Furthermore, she knows it’s possible to be a successful author without launching your own business. Her desire is to help writers keep writing… and have fun doing it.
In addition to her career as an author, Heather is head-over-heels in love with Jesus. She resides in a small Texas town with her amazing husband, five fantastic teenagers, and three kooky cats. You can connect with her online at GraceBasedWriting.com.
Author, Speaker, & Coach
As a writing mentor and self-publishing expert, Shelley Hitz is on a mission to help you reach more people with your message.
She has coached thousands of authors through her books, training programs, online events, seminars, and more. She specializes in helping Christian authors write, publish, and market their books through her online membership, Christian Book Academy.
Find out more about Shelley and download her free training at ToolsforAuthors.com/FreeTraining.
The Christian Book Academy
Would you like more help writing and marketing your book? Check out the Christian Book Academy.
What Authors Are Saying…
The Experts To Go To
Shelly Hitz and Heather Hart have become the experts to go to for marketing Indie (independently published) books… Most writers think we’ve achieved the pinnacle of success when a book is published, but that’s only the beginning. There is much to do and learn in today’s marketplace and these gals, like drum majors, are blowing their whistle, whirling a baton, while the beat of readers’ and buyers’ feet prompt us to march toward sales…Ada Brownell, Author
I’m So Thankful That I Found You Two
I love the fact that you so obviously care more about other people than making a quick dollar, like so many other writers, marketers, etc. do. I love the fact too that everything you offer is the real deal. With no added filler and no difficult technology lingo to try to understand. I sincerely, highly recommend all of your products to everyone. I don’t see how anyone can fail with the two of you guiding and encouraging them on. I’m so thankful that I found you two.Gidget (AKA, “MrsWrite”)
Truly a Success!
Thanks to the resources provided by Shelley Hitz and Heather Hart, the launch of my first novel was truly a success!Heather Rae Hutzel,
Author of “The Book of Life”
Thorough And Up-To-Date
Heather Hart offers dozens of ways to promote your title online and offline. Many of the suggestions cost nothing but time. The approach is thorough and up-to-date. The task of marketing a book, whether self-published or released by a traditional publisher, can be daunting. Heather breaks it down into manageable segments and then wisely suggests that you make your own choices as to which methods to pursue, and to leave time for writing your work-in-progress while marketing your newest release.Donna Winters,
Great Lakes Romances