Opyrus Blog for Authors and Writers

Published On May 12, 2017

25 Book Marketing Sites: Reach Out and Touch Them!

Writers who used to wait years to see their books published are moving in droves into self publishing. EBook publication allows authors to bypass the gatekeepers of traditional publishers and allow the readers to judge for themselves how good...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

Tips To Engage Your Readers With Google Hangouts: Author Test Drive!

Chances are as a self published author you're already taking advantage of one or two Google tools. You've likely caught onto Google + by now, but have you taken Google Hangouts for a test drive yet? Their latest social tool in connectivity,...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

The Writer's Workout: 5 Exercises to Keep You Healthy at Your Desk

Writers as a whole may not be the healthiest people on earth. We love our coffee, sit at a desk all day, and tend to unwind with a glass of wine or cocktail on a pretty frequent basis. In the middle of it all is a body that's slowly gaining...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

How to Create the Perfect Writing Environment

It's a simple fact: people who are happier in their environment are more productive workers. According to the Harvard Business Review, the level of worker's happiness affects worker's productivity, creativity, and commitment. Writers may work in...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

4 Tips to Maximize Sales on BookBub and Others...

Want a way to market your eBook that hits hundreds of thousands of buyers, is proven to be productive, and can bump your book onto the hot sellers list? You can find it with targeted book emails. These companies, such as BookBub, Pixel of Ink,...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

4 Tips on How to Market Your Book on Facebook Without Being Annoying

Facebook can be either the best way to grow your writing career or the biggest waste of marketing time, depending on how you use it. Writers constantly give up on Facebook, moaning about the fact that they got very few sales from spending their...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

4 Steps to Writing a Great Blurb: Make or Break Time

Your cover is what grabs their eye and makes potential readers look into your book. But people look at interesting things hundreds of times a day, and most of them don't call for a second glance. The way to entice them, to make them read on and...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

5 Things Every Author Can Learn From Jack Bauer

He's quick with his gun, he withstands torture like no other human alive, and his first motivation is always to his country. Jack Bauer, the main character on Fox's 24, is one of those memorable characters that everyone's got an opinion on. Love...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

How to Engage and Market with Your Book Subtitle

Authors agonize over what title they can offer to engage their readers and sell the story, but the problem with a catchy title is it can be misleading. Consider for a minute Gone with the Wind. Does that title convey that this is a book about...

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