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4 tips to find readers before you publish

Today’s post is by Sean Blanda, the Managing Editor and Producer of 99U, and online magazine that teaches creatives how to execute their ideas. In this post he shares how to save thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours of wasted effort by finding readers for your book before you go to publish your book.Building a crowdIt’s […]

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Marketing tools for your self-published book

Today’s post is by Paul Jarvis, bestselling author of The Good Creative, Everything I Know, Be Awesome at Online Business, and Write and Sell Your Damn Book. He also writes a weekly newsletter on freelancing, creativity and critical thought called The Sunday Dispatches, where he originally shared this honest advice on marketing for self-published authors and entrepreneurs. Marketing tools for your […]

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Top 10 self-publishing posts of 2014

As the year winds to an end it’s easy to get caught up in the silly season. Then suddenly it’s mid-January and you haven’t written anything for a month, your editor is impatiently tapping her toe and you need to push your entire self-publishing process back.Not anymore – browse through our 10 most popular self-publishing […]

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So, you think you can write a book? Then what?

I’d imagined for many years what it would be like to write a full-blown book. Not a large blog post, but a book – one that you could touch and feel.Most of my adult life I have thought of this idea; however, with the exception of a few paragraphs here and there, in developing blogs […]

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Top 5 Marketing Tips for Self-Publishers

Self-publishing your own book requires a hell of a lot more than the writing alone. In fact, writing is only a small part of a much larger process, and one of the largest steps in that process is marketing. Without a big publishing house behind you, marketing is one of the most important aspects for […]

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The ROI of Your Business Book

We aren’t just living in the information age anymore… we have entered the age of information overload! Between our smart phones, tablets and laptops we are bombarded with news items, blog posts, advertising, email, personal messages, tweets, articles, status updates and an inordinate amount of cat memes and inspirational misquotes. And most of what we […]

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3 things I wish I knew before self-publishing

Pat Fitzpatrick is an Irish writer who just self-published his first novel Keep Away From those Ferraris. A few months later, and what does he wish he new before self-publishing? (originally published at http://catherineryanhoward.com/2014/01/22/3-things-i-wish-i-knew-before-self-publishing-my-novel/)It’s over a month since I self-published my new thriller. Now that I have some distance from all the madness, it’s time to warn others what it […]

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The honest facts on becoming a self-publisher

Today’s post is by Nick Ruffilo, the CIO/CTO of Aerbook.com, who recently leaped into self-publishing. Read on for an honest look into the value of editing, the tricks of packaging and distribution, and his strategies to get more sales with marketing and PR.On becoming a self-publisherI’ve been involved in publishing startups for the a little over six years […]

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Self-Publishing: It Takes a Village

Originally published by The Huffington Post, in this article Lindsay Pyfer shares her experience of self-publishing an anthology, and how even the most established writers need an experienced team to bring a book to life.***Are you or your group thinking about self-publishing a book? If so, there are some things you’ll want to know before you get started […]

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Why Your Book Pitch Matters (Even If You’re Self-Published)

This was such a great post on why your book pitch matters, even for self-published authors, that I wanted to share it. (Reblogged from http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2013/10/book-pitch/)Imagine for a moment that you’ve hopped into an elevator on your way somewhere. You’re carrying the proof of your book that just arrived from the printer. A gentleman sharing the elevator […]

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Turn Your Book into an Audio Book

If you want to sell your book on Amazon you have three options:1Sell a printed book (hardcover, paperback or both)2Sell a Kindle version3Sell an audio versionThe most successful authors sell all three. Why? Because people process information differently.I love the smell of new books. I love curling up on the couch with a book. I […]

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