Podcast: J. Bruce Jones, The Book Publishing Media Creating Master-Wizard

Dreamers Dare Radio

This past week Angela Treat Lyon interviewed me for her Daring Dreamers Radio podcast. We had a blast talking all things publishing and much more. Link Below Topics covered included: In this jam-packed interview with the always-ebullient Bruce Jones, you’ll find out: • how Bruce flipped depression into creating his 1st product • how he […]

Speaking at the Kindness and Gratitude Summit, June 20-26

Kindness and Gratitude Summit

I’ve been invited to be one of the featured speakers on the Week of Kindness and Gratitude Gift Giveaway and Summit and I’d love to invite you to attend, You’ll discover amazing tools and powerful speakers sharing valuable information for free! The Week of Kindness and Gratitude is a 7-day online event from June 20th […]

Book Marketing Workbook, Checklist, and Media Kit for Your Book Launch

launching your book to the stars

In today’s post, we talk about creating a media kit for your book launch. A media kit is a set of tools that you use for your launch. It makes the launch more efficient and easier to manage. 1. Build Your Author Platform 2. Create an Author Blog/Website, Your Online Home, 5 Essential Pages 3. Create a Media […]

How to Create a Media Kit for Your Book Launch

In today’s post, we talk about creating a media kit for your book launch. A media kit is a set of tools that you use for your launch. It makes the launch more efficient and easier to manage. 1. Build Your Author Platform 2. Create an Author Blog/Website, Your Online Home, 5 Essential Pages 3. […]

The 5 Essential Pages You Need for Your Author Website

In the previous post, we talked about creating your Author Platform. One of the essential elements you will need is some kind of web presence. A home on the web. This can be a website or a blog. I prefer a blog because it is easy to add new content and manage yourself. 1. Build […]

How You Can Build an Author Platform for Your Book

Prep Before You Publish You are ready to publish your book. Editing and design/layout are underway. Publishing is right around the corner. What should I be doing? Let’s build a base to start from. It is time to start getting ready for your book launch and the publishing of your book. I break this down […]

I Didn’t Learn to Write Until I Was 53

Who am I? I am J. Bruce Jones, a 33+ year business graphic designer. I have created every kind of design project you can imagine. Designing logos, brochures, environmental wall graphics, books, newsletters, presentations, reports, and more. It has been a wonderful career helping businesses create their marketing. I am also a product developer and […]

Did I Really Sell $322,650 Worth of Books on Amazon?

selling books in a store

What Are the Real Numbers Behind $322,650? I made a bold statement on the cover. I sold $322,650 worth of books on Amazon.com. That equals 34,605 books from March 2010 to October 2020. I didn’t do it in one launch or one year; I did it over 10 years. Continually building my library of books […]

How Do I Sell My Book on Amazon?

Images for Dinosaurs Dance Book

  How Do I Sell My Book on Amazon? I see some version of this question all the time. You have published your book on Amazon and congratulations, but now what? You might have done a full-on book launch or recently uploaded your book to Amazon. What now? What do I do on day two? […]

I Have No Idea What Works to Create a Successful Book

There are many ways to promote and sell your book. This series of posts focuses on my general concept of using your book’s content to sell your book. Take your content, spread it around, have Google see and index it, and get it noticed. Then give people a simple path to buy it. I then […]