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Should I Give My Book Away?

Should I Give My Book Away?

Authors are a creative bunch. First, they come up with wonderful story ideas that delight readers. Then they find creative ways to get those stories into readers' hands. Sometimes, they even give books away to spread their stories far and wide. But should they go to...

Argyle Fox Publishing Founder Interviewed

Argyle Fox Publishing Founder Interviewed

After speaking with author Jen Randazzo on her podcast, Get Your Book Seen and Sold, Claudine Wolk was curious about Argyle Fox Publishing. So, she reached out and interviewed founder, Daniel Brantley. If you've ever wanted more information on how and why we got...

Making Your IngramSpark Book Returnable

Making Your IngramSpark Book Returnable

You published your book, but it isn't getting much traction. So, you do some research and find out it may help to make your book returnable. Now you're wondering if you should do it. After all, it's a simple process that just requires a couple button pushes. So, it's...

The Banner Loves Where the Crops Never Fail

The Banner Loves Where the Crops Never Fail

Since Amanda Midkiff published her middle grade fiction novel, Where the Crops Never Fail, readers have continued to fall in love with her story. Recently, the Banner published a review of the book. The Banner reached out to Argyle Fox Publishing soon after the book...

How to Sell 1,000 Books Online

How to Sell 1,000 Books Online

Argyle Fox Publishing author Megan Nicolas has sold 1,000 copies of Discovering My Dyslexia Superpower. To help other authors, we held a Zoom meeting to pick her brain.

Meet Joe Connor

Meet Joe Connor

When former pro soccer player Joe Connor initially came to Argyle Fox Publishing, founder Daniel Brantley loved his book, Implosion. But it was YA fiction, which meant it was long—much longer than Argyle Fox typically publishes. However, Daniel couldn’t get the...

Social Media Book Marketing

Social Media Book Marketing

Not too long ago, you had to pay to advertise your book. Not anymore. With social media, book marketing costs little or nothing. You just have to know how to use it. Otherwise, you'll get what you paid for. Selling Books from Your Social Media Accounts The first place...

Should You Buy Fonts for Your Book?

Should You Buy Fonts for Your Book?

If you're an indie author who plans to self-publish and do everything yourself, you need some basic design skills and the right typefaces. While your computer has some built-in fonts, sometimes you have to buy fonts to get the look you want. Where, when, and why...

Meet Sarah Primiano

Meet Sarah Primiano

Life in a military household comes with unique obstacles and joys. Author Sarah Primiano brings these to light in her first children's book, Anchors Aweigh, Mommy's Underway. Get to know her and her book and learn what she wishes she knew before publishing. First off,...

IngramSpark Ecommerce: Sell Your Book on Your Website

IngramSpark Ecommerce: Sell Your Book on Your Website

Selling books directly from your author website is difficult. You've got to keep books in stock at your house, pay attention to sales, and ship in a timely manner. If you wish it could be easier, there's good news. IngramSpark's Ecommerce platform is the solution...

Positively Haiku Gets Psychiatric Times Thumbs Up

Positively Haiku Gets Psychiatric Times Thumbs Up

From its release date, Dr. Frank Clark's Positively Haiku: Illustrated Affirmations in 17 Syllables has received rave reviews. Most recently, it garnered press from Psychiatric Times. Why Psychiatric Times? Dr. Clark is a psychologist who lives and practices in South...

What to Expect from a Book Editor

What to Expect from a Book Editor

When you hire a book editor, you know your book will change. How much will it change? That depends. If a professional hasn't edited your book yet, there may still be editing mistakes that require major changes. While different editors focus on different aspects of...

Should I Give My Book Away?

Should I Give My Book Away?

Authors are a creative bunch. First, they come up with wonderful story ideas that delight readers. Then they find creative ways to get those stories into readers' hands. Sometimes, they even give books away to spread their stories far and wide. But should they go to...

Argyle Fox Publishing Founder Interviewed

Argyle Fox Publishing Founder Interviewed

After speaking with author Jen Randazzo on her podcast, Get Your Book Seen and Sold, Claudine Wolk was curious about Argyle Fox Publishing. So, she reached out and interviewed founder, Daniel Brantley. If you've ever wanted more information on how and why we got...

Making Your IngramSpark Book Returnable

Making Your IngramSpark Book Returnable

You published your book, but it isn't getting much traction. So, you do some research and find out it may help to make your book returnable. Now you're wondering if you should do it. After all, it's a simple process that just requires a couple button pushes. So, it's...

Meet Joe Connor

Meet Joe Connor

When former pro soccer player Joe Connor initially came to Argyle Fox Publishing, founder Daniel Brantley loved his book, Implosion. But it was YA fiction, which meant it was long—much longer than Argyle Fox typically publishes. However, Daniel couldn’t get the...

Social Media Book Marketing

Social Media Book Marketing

Not too long ago, you had to pay to advertise your book. Not anymore. With social media, book marketing costs little or nothing. You just have to know how to use it. Otherwise, you'll get what you paid for. Selling Books from Your Social Media Accounts The first place...

Should You Buy Fonts for Your Book?

Should You Buy Fonts for Your Book?

If you're an indie author who plans to self-publish and do everything yourself, you need some basic design skills and the right typefaces. While your computer has some built-in fonts, sometimes you have to buy fonts to get the look you want. Where, when, and why...