Publicity 101: An Interview with a Publicist

Interested in getting publicity for your book, but don’t know where to start? Look no further! We sat down with Pacific & Court President, Kourtney Jason, to ask your burning questions. Here’s Publicity 101! — Introduce yourself! Hi! I’m Kourtney Jason, and I’m the president and co-founder of Pacific & Court. I have more thanContinue reading “Publicity 101: An Interview with a Publicist”

Five Awards for Independent Authors

Looking to get your book recognized? Below are our Top 5 book awards that are open to independent and self-published authors. Publisher’s Weekly: Booklife PrizeThe Booklife Prize costs $99 to enter (at the time of writing) and comes with a potential $5,000 grand prize (and $1,000 + social media promotion for finalists). Indie Book Awards:Continue reading “Five Awards for Independent Authors”

Digital Ads 101: Building a Cookbook Audience on Facebook Advertising

If you are new to promoting your books with Facebook advertising, Pacific & Bond can help. We have years of experience building, testing and perfecting Facebook and Instagram ads to get the best bang for the digital buck. Below is a snapshot of how to start analyzing audiences on Facebook Advertising. One of our favoriteContinue reading “Digital Ads 101: Building a Cookbook Audience on Facebook Advertising”

Top KDP Tools for Publishing Your Book

If you are self-publishing a book or moving it over for publication on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) platform, these downloadable tools are must haves. Download them below. KDP Royalty Calculator. This Excel sheet provides an interactive tool for calculating what “royalty” Amazon will pay you for each book you sell through KDP. The royaltyContinue reading “Top KDP Tools for Publishing Your Book”