- Six Month Writing Plan
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- Detailed Independent Publishing Checklist
- Kindle Publishing Checklist
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- Resources to Print the Book
- Book & Business Resource Listings
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When you’re trying to come up with a great idea for a blog post, does it seem like every topic has already been done to death?
You might want to write about your ten favourite WordPress plugins. But a quick Google search shows there are dozens of similar posts.
Maybe you want to share your experience of raising children, but you know loads of blogs already covering similar ground.
Whatever your idea is, there’s a good chance there’s already something similar out there.
Here are five ways you can make the most of your idea, regardless of what’s been done before.
Maybe they have a general question, or perhaps they want to make inquiries about your products or services. Either way, a contact form lets them do that.
Is there a best time to post a blog? In this post, we examine the data so you’ll know the best time to publish a blog post for maximum traffic and shares.
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by Anne R. Allen. I’ve seen a steep decline in the number of people commenting on blogs over the past few years. I’m not sure why that is. But commenting on blogs is still an easy, painless way to get your name into search engines and build an “author platform.”
Self #Publishing Manual by Dan Poynter… The Bible for Self Publishers! #MustHave. Also @MarkCoker #Smashwords Resource
Just as promised from my last Periscope where we talked about paperback printing of a book, here is the Self Publishing Manual by Dan Poynter (RIP).
Also someone mentioned they were having problems with their ebook formatting. I didn’t want to get off topic, but just check out the formatting guide from Mark Coker, Founder of Smashwords and the most awesome guy I know. (Not just because he gives me nice royalty checks every 3 months either) LOL
Smashwords Style Guide – How to Format Your Ebook (Smashwords Guides 1) Kindle Edition
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Resources for Writing Publishing & Marketing Volume One 2018
1. Finding Publishers for Traditional Publishing
2. Spreading the word that my book is published
3. 1st Book, Not sure what to do Initially
4. Where should I end the book & how to prepare my manuscript for publishing?
5. Establishing an Author’s Platform and getting started
6. Strategies for increasing my eBook and online book sales
7. How to make time to write my book
8. Best marketing plan for my book
9. How to get book marketing plan to maximize the book’s sales and message
Encouraging people to publish and share reviews of your book is a key book-marketing activity, possibly the single most important of marketing task for a publisher. ALLi’s latest Quick & Easy Guidebook (now available in the Member Zone) focusses on how to get your first 50 book reviews.
By Melodie Campbell. I’m not talking about a room of your own, with all due respect to Virginia Wolf. (Although that is certainly handy. Writing your early stories on the floor of the bathroom with your kids outside shaking the locked door gets tiresome pretty fast.) But today I’m talking about what I tell the…
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NEW YORK — A growing number of shoppers will be supporting their independent neighborhood bookstores on. After nearly being wiped out a decade ago, small bookstores are booming.
Dane Neller, the owner of Shakespeare & Co. in New York City, just opened his third indie bookstore, and he’s proving the naysayers wrong.
“Bookstores are back and they’re back in a big way,” he said. “I’m not giving to to hyperbole — it was record-breaking for us.”
The Manhattan sanctuary is part of a resurgence of independent bookstores nationwide. Customers who visit the story can stumble upon a new author or linger over a latte while a special machine can print a book in three minutes if it’s not in stock.
The rebound comes after years of competition from deep discount superstores and online behemoth Amazon, which together turned small shops into an endangered species.
According to the American Booksellers Association, …read more :