The Indie Author's


The uncensored guide to selling your first 1000 books without resorting to desperate, spammy tactics.

Fresh Ideas

You'll learn why most book marketing fails and what to do instead.


These mistakes could get your book banned or blacklisted - watch out!


A step-by-step book launch cheatsheet that will put you miles ahead.

"A Must-Read for Authors."

"Thanks Derek! Your tutorials have steered me through some tricky processes. It can be a steep and intimidating learning curve. I’m well past 25,000 copies sold and have 260+ reviews on Amazon with 75% of them five star!"


"I saw results almost right away thanks to Derek's knowledge and sound advice; after applying his suggested changes, I have reached an average of $2800 income per month from my book sales."


"The content you are offering is amazing. Plus it seems like you really want to help people succeed. I have genuinely learned so much from you since I joined. I love that there are no magic buttons or inflated promises."


"My email inbox teems with offers and insights from author and book marketing gurus - yet I still discovered NEW resource links and ideas in this book. I've increased my book sales by 300-500% in the past few months." 


"This is the first marketing book I have read where it isn't talking about the same, old washed up information. This book takes it beyond that, and to the PSYCHOLOGY of book marketing." 


"I'm at the point where I make over 2.5k a month from my writing, and it all started with you. I still remember your e-mails when they said All right, let's start making your 1k. Now I'm at double that." 


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What's the catch?

I get it, you've been burned before by someone's high pressure sales funnel and crappy content. If you're wary about signing up for another list, I don't blame you! That's why the button below goes STRAIGHT to the PDF, no optin, no emails, you'll never hear from me again. I just want more authors to have access to this information. You can also grab it straight from Amazon, where it's also free.


  • How to get visibility without being spammy
  • How to make friends with famous authors
  • Get your first 1000 subscribers quickly
  • Pricing and promotion strategies
  • Double sales without ads or marketing
  • Sell more books, with less time and money

Still not convinced? Who is this guy? Watch the video.

"The #1 Mistake Most Authors Make."

Derek Murphy

Hey there! After studying a PhD in Literature and flailing as a starving artist, I became a developmental editor and book designer. Now I write novels and teach authors how to self-publish and succeed faster.

My tutorials have nearly 3 million views and my free resources help tens of thousands of authors every month. Now it's your turn!

Before You Go...

Here's another free bonus, because who doesn't like surprises?

Book Marketing is Dead is a handy guide to book marketing and promotion, but it's just the beginning. I recently complied some of my best content together in a simple little cheatsheet I'm calling the Indie Author Survival Guide.

You know the drill... Click to download it instantly and I won't even ask for your email.