For many payments, most notably from CreateSpace and Amazon Affiliates, Amazon will require a US bank account for direct electronic deposits.
In the absence of a valid US bank account, the users often have to deal with antiquated cheque systems that not only take weeks and even months to arrive, but also carry with them a huge fee to cash out. And in some countries, cheques haven’t been used in years and may not even get accepted.
Luckily, other companies exist to compensate for the flaws of Amazon or other similar online stores.
I’m here to talk about Payoneer.
Nothing promotes credibility like a professional looking public website that contains all the information about the author, his/hers books, contact information, and latest news.
Having a personal website it paramount to optimizing your success as a published writer.
Getting initial reviews is a tough business – readers and buyers don’t leave reviews in general. Only one of 200-300 average readers will end up writing a review for any book.
Yet reviews are very important – they give books “social proof” and credibility.
But how to get them? Let’s dive in!
Creating good custom book covers can be one of the most difficult tasks that authors have to deal with.
Art is subjective and it can be difficult to come up with a cover idea that not only appeals to the target audience, but which can also be professionally designed.
Which leads us to the question:
Should you get your book cover designed by someone on Fiverr?