Lis Sowerbutts

Online Marketing - Websites - eBooks


I'm a WordPress geek that considers a website a  means to an end - rather than just a thing of beauty. I combine my background in SEO and digital marketing with my technical knowledge of WordPress to make websites that actually earn their keep. 

This website has seen it all - so if you dig too deep you'll find some inconsistencies, poor spelling and bad language! It is what it is. 

Recent Posts

Going Free 8/9/10 August

Promoting Your Free Book

When I published my first book, way back in 2011, the only way to have a book free on Amazon.com was to make it free on Smashwords and wait for Amazon to price match (or get your mates to tell Amazon to price match). Being  fairly lazy, I never bothered.  However the KDP Select program […]

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A Book Launch – But Not As We Know It

Covers Sell Indie Nonfiction Around the middle of  the month I changed the cover and title of my existing book – I talked about it previously. Well I know it’s been said before but – covers sell books.  Because you know something, my first book, used to sit in the 20’s for a ranking under […]

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Non-Boring Safe Travel Guide

Kindle Launch and Pricing Strategy

OK, book number two is up, and its only a year after the first one LOL!  The pricing and promotion strategy has been interesting. The decisions went something like this:  Shall I put it in Select? Main advantages of Select: Americans in the Prime program can borrow your book, at the moment borrows pay about […]

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My Other Businesses

DIY Publishing Ltd

A partnership with designer Kris Locket - we turn manuscripts into print and eBooks.

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Dear John NZ

In partnership with Kris we design, host and maintain WordPress websites

Dear John NZ

Travel Books

I've been travelling for 30+ years. I write non-fiction travel books which emphasize the practical and alternative.

Non-Boring Travel Guides

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