Hacking the Facebook Algorithm Machine

Facebook can be a really great social media platform for getting your book and your message out there and for reaching a wider audience. However, there is a right and a wrong way to do it. Facebook uses algorithms, an automated machine, to score its users either in a positive or a negative way, so your choices and interactions matter. (These are similar to the algorithms or computer programs that Google and other search engines use to rank your web content.) It matters because the higher your score, the more Facebook users you’ll be permitted to reach.

From Published Author to Successful Ghostwriter

For many Author Academy Elite authors, the journey doesn’t stop at publishing our books. We have dreams of doing more, both to inspire our vision of our potential and to inspire the potential of others. Author April Tribe-Giauque dreamed of taking her story of survival and perseverance to another level by helping other abuse survivors tell their stories. Today, not only is she a soon-to-be twice-published author, but she also runs a successful ghostwriting business that allows her to further pursue her writing dreams. I sat down to have a talk with April this week about her book Pinpoints of Light: Escaping the Abyss of Abuse and how that launched her into her current success.

How to Start a Blog to Promote Your Book — Part 2

In part one,I talked about all the work you’ll need to do to start your blog. Now that we have all that planning out of the way, it’s time to execute! Step 6: Decide what your first blog post will be about. Now that you know what you’re writing about and how often you’re going to post, it’s time to get started with actually writing your first blog post. It’s a good idea for this to be an introduction to you and your new blog. You can talk about several things to encourage your readers to get to know you.

How to Start a Blog to Promote Your Book — Part 1

If you’ve already published your book, you probably know that it takes more than simply hitting that publish button to reach your readers. To understand the challenges that lie ahead of you, consider how many books are published on Amazon every day. According to an article published by TechCrunch in 2014, there was one new book published on Amazon’s website every five minutes. Two things are important to note about this statistic:

Beginner’s Guide to Surviving Your First Book Signing

After you’ve written and published your first book, the work doesn’t stop there. Especially if you are a first-time author, you need to have a strategic marketing plan in place to start growing your reading audience. One of the ways many of our authors do that is through hosting and attending regular book-signing events. But if you’ve never attended a book signing, you might be wondering how to prepare yourself for your first event.

Three Secrets to Boost Your Book Marketing Efforts

Writing a book is an intense and creative endeavor that many of us enjoy because we are creative people, but sometimes that creativity doesn’t flow through to other aspects of our book. We don’t always see the bigger picture, which often gives us permission to turn our creativity off for other aspects of our books.

Lessons from an Award-Winning Author

Imagine you’ve put your entire heart into a book that combines everything you learned in your personal and professional life. An amazing opportunity stands before you to submit your published book for a prestigious author award. You throw caution to the wind and, putting all your faith in yourself, you enter that book into that contest.

What Is Ghostwriter Academy?

I had the vision to create an elite group of ghostwriters after I had to turn down several requests for my services as a ghostwriter. I no longer consider myself a ghostwriter because my current business focus doesn’t offer me the bandwidth. After all, in 2014, I started a publishing company: Author Academy Elite. We’ve published hundreds and hundreds of books written by authors all around the world.

Ghostwriters in 2020: The Current Trends and Beyond

Many traditional publishing houses have admitted that 70% of the books they publish were written by a ghostwriter. Even crazier—99% of books published by artists, celebrities, and politicians were done with the help of a talented ghostwriter. Would you like to be one of those high-paid ghostwriters? Every year, the publishing industry makes more and more room for new ghostwriters to throw their hat in the ring. Some modern ghostwriters even receive a credit—or an acknowledgment—from the publishing author to show their gratitude for the hard work they’ve put into the project.

What Is Ghostwriting?

’ve been an author since 2004. But for the first 8 years, it was always a side-hustle. After all, with a wife and 3 kids, I didn’t think I could make a living as a full-time writer. Then, in 2012, my friend, Scott, asked me if I could help him fulfill his dream of writing a book. After chatting further, he said he needed a ghostwriter.