How to Become a Bestselling Self-Published Author OnDemand Webinar

How to Become a Bestselling Self-Published Author OnDemand Webinar

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  • You are a self-published author who wants to increase your sales
  • You are an author considering self-publishing
  • You are an author in the process of self-publishing
  • You are a traditionally published author thinking to self-pub your nextbook
  • You are an author who wants insider knowledge before self-publishing your next book


Self-publishing is more popular than ever. With outlets like Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing and Smashwords, more authors are able to get stories out of their head and into the hands of eager readers. But with this ease of content creation, it's easy to get lost in a sea of new titles. How do you know if your book is ready? How can you make your work stand out? Is self-publishing even a good choice for you?

Andrea Hurst, literary agent and Amazon bestselling author, has extensive experience in both traditional and self-publishing. She and Rebecca Berus, president of 2MarketBooks, will show you how to make your work stand above the rest, market to a wider audience, and come away with the tools and understanding necessary to compete in the competitive world of self-publishing.

Learn a new approach to the editorial and production process of your book, how to effectively launch a book and keep sales moving, and tools you can apply to bring you success anywhere on your publishing journey. Having a great book is just the first step. Now learn how to make it into a bestseller.


  • A thorough understanding of what it takes to be successful at self-publishing
  • Clarity on if this is the right direction for you
  • How to effectively launch a book and keep sales moving
  • Guidance on the stages of the editorial process
  • Overview of the production process including cover and interior design
  • Pricing, placement and keywordsBasic steps on setting up promotions, ads, blogs, and social media marketing


ANDREA HURST, President of Andrea Hurst and Associates

Andrea works with both bestselling and emerging new authors to help polish their work, obtain publication, increase sales, and build their author brand. She brings over 25 years experience in the industry as a developmental editor for publishers and award-winning authors, a bestselling, Amazon author, an instructor for the MFA creative writing program at the NILA, and a webinar presenter for Writers' Digest.

Andrea's self-published book, The Guestbook is an Amazon bestseller with over 1000 reviews and made to the top ten Kindle Bestsellers, and was named a bestselling self-published title by Shelf Awareness and

As a literary agent, she selectively represents high profile adult nonfiction and well-crafted fiction. Her clients and their books have appeared on the Oprah Show, Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America, National Geographic network, and in the NY Times. For serious writers and professionals in need of assistance polishing, developing, and evaluating their book for publication and beyond, she offers editorial and consulting services.

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REBECCA BERUS, Founder of 2Market Book

Rebecca works with a variety of authors offering strategic consulting and promotional services to find and engage their reading audience and market their books effectively. Her goal is to help authors get seen and get read!

Rebecca graduated from Loyola University Chicago magna cum laude with degrees in Advertising, Public Relations and English with a creative writing concentration. She worked for Sourcebooks, Inc. for almost a year as a publicity intern where she wrote press releases, pitches, and PR plans for fiction and non-fiction titles. She also set up blog tours and helped with the Sourcebooks Facebook page.

Rebecca went on to work at Andrea Hurst and Associates as a marketing consultant. She founded 2Market Books in 2014 to assist authors with marketing plans, price promotions, blog tours, giveaways and social media marketing. Some of her clients include: The Guestbook by Andrea Hurst, Deadly Lies by Chris Patchell, whose newest novel was just published by Kindle Press, and the Spies Lie series by bestselling author D.S. Kane.

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