Category: self-publishing

For Writers Considering Self-Publishing: 8 Useful Posts

By Jennifer Roland Since Carol's getting ready to spill *all* of her e-book publishing mistakes, she thought you could get in the mood with this handy roundup of posts with e-book marketing tips for self-publishing writers -- and writers who're considering taking the...

Ron Burgundy’s Classy Marketing Tips for Authors and Freelancers

Writers, if you've been hibernating to stave off the cold weather, you may not be aware that comedian Will Ferrell has a new movie out. And not just any movie -- the sequel to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. The kicker: this solidly successful comedy was...

Are Preview Readers’ E-Book Reviews a Fraud?

There are many ways to market a book or e-book, but one thing I've figured out: Early reviews are critical for attracting readers and making sales. Recently, on a Goodreads thread, I discovered one book-marketing strategy I've used with great success is considered...

8 Important Questions to Ask Before You Publish Your Book

Right now, I feel like I'm drowning. I'm in the final frenzy of preparing for the launch week of my new print business book, The Pocket Small Business Owner's Guide to Starting Your Business on a Shoestring. I've learned a lot about book marketing since my previous...

Guy Kawasaki’s Radical Advice for Getting Your Book Published

Are you boggled by the world of self-publishing? If you're like me, you're a little overwhelmed by all the options out there. Especially, by the question of how to get people to buy your book or ebook. I've barely dabbled in self-publishing myself, with one ebook PDF...

Is This the Secret to Using eBooks to Grow Your Blogging Income?

Are you hoping to earn money by writing and publishing your own ebooks? I am. In fact, that was my whole premise when I started this blog -- that I'd write one amazing ebook and then make bazillions. I had a lot to learn. Also, since I started this blog in 2008, the...

7 Ways the Make a Living Writing Blog Makes Money

When I started this blog, I thought I would put my posts together into an eBook at some point, and then the eBook would make me bazillions and I'd be all set. That was my whole, grand business plan for Make a Living Writing. As you're going to see, that's not what...

Sean Platt Dishes on How to Write and Publish Virtual Products

Have you been wanting to write an ebook? I have a big one ebook so far, and the big thing I've learned about it is that I suck because it's not available on the Kindle. Whether you're publishing a nonfiction informational title like my Make a Living Writing ebook or...

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