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Smashwords: Multiple Smashwords Authors Hit New York Times Bestseller List

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Self-publishing battle royale

Self-publishing battle royale | eBook | Scoop.it
This is what I’ve learned, having now self-published three books.
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Discover a World of Unlimited Stories

Discover a World of Unlimited Stories | eBook | Scoop.it
Join the Wattpad community to read, vote and chat with readers and writers for free.
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With 20 million monthly unique visitors and over 29 million stories, Wattpad is one of the largest communities of writers and readers on the web.

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4 Common Misperceptions About Self-Publishing Authors Need To Change NOW

4 Common Misperceptions About Self-Publishing Authors Need To Change NOW | eBook | Scoop.it
If you believe these four misperceptions to be true about publishing your book, you need to re-examine your expectations.
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Top novelist Melissa Foster on her self-publishing success | Self-Publishing Advice

Top novelist Melissa Foster on her self-publishing success | Self-Publishing Advice | eBook | Scoop.it
This interview with best-selling self-published author Melissa Foster provides inspiration for any aspiring writer willing to work hard and focus on quality.
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"The single best thing I ever did was to finish writing my first novel. It gave me the courage to continue writing."

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Discover a World of Unlimited Stories

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Self-Publishing An E-Book? Here Are 4 Ways To Leave Amazon's 30% Tax Behind

Self-Publishing An E-Book? Here Are 4 Ways To Leave Amazon's 30% Tax Behind | eBook | Scoop.it
Kindle changed the game for authors by allowing them to self-publish. Problem was, they still had to pay a 30% tax to Amazon and never knew who was buying their books.
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the truth is that self-publishing platforms are exploring new options are running in the pipeline
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Seven Success Secrets of Successful Authors

Seven Success Secrets of Successful Authors | eBook | Scoop.it
If you are not the author you want to be yet, incorporate the following seven success secrets into your overall plans. Please feel free to comment and add
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Great advice for marketing your books and keeping steady

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8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad - Edudemic

8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad - Edudemic | eBook | Scoop.it
It's never been easier to quickly and easily get your digital pen flowing. The following are powerful apps designed to help you create books on the iPad.
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Sell More Books on Amazon - Keywords, Categories and Algorithms

Sell More Books on Amazon - Keywords, Categories and Algorithms | eBook | Scoop.it
If a book gets traction on Amazon, it will trigger their algorithm which kicks in their internal promotion and an opportunity to sell more books on Amazon.
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Book Publishing’s Big Gamble

Book Publishing’s Big Gamble | eBook | Scoop.it
Consolidation among publishers carries costs you won’t find on a price sticker.
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"Decades of consolidation have cost writers and consumers alike..."


"... writers are beginning to find success in self-publishing. That’s a bit of a misnomer, because often it involves an agent who packages a book with any number of freelance editors and marketers, many of them refugees from the ever-shrinking houses."

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Book Covers: Before and After

Book Covers: Before and After | eBook | Scoop.it
Designers discuss their work on recent book covers.
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Very interesting comments on choosing a book cover.

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An Open Letter to James Patterson on Bravery, Optimism, & the Future of Books | Digital Book World

An Open Letter to James Patterson on Bravery, Optimism, & the Future of Books | Digital Book World | eBook | Scoop.it
A response to James Patterson's recent ads on the cover of Publisher's Weekly, Kirkus, and the New York Times Book Section asking Who will save our books?
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Publishing isn't dying it's transforming.  Funny

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Successful Self-Publishing Authors Are Entrepreneurs | Successful Self-Publishing

Successful Self-Publishing Authors Are Entrepreneurs | Successful Self-Publishing | eBook | Scoop.it
What entrepreneurs and self-publishing indie authors have in common
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6 Great Self-Publishing Tools for Small Press and Author Co-Ops | Mediashift | PBS

6 Great Self-Publishing Tools for Small Press and Author Co-Ops | Mediashift | PBS | eBook | Scoop.it
Many tools for self-publishers have gotten so good that they re maturing to serve groups, co-ops and small press with cloud-based and collaborative features. Here s a range of tools and services you might consider if you re growing, or growing out of, your current suite of tools.
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Self-Publishing: The Myth And The Reality

Self-Publishing: The Myth And The Reality | eBook | Scoop.it
There was a time--and not all that long ago--when self-publishing was considered nothing short of blasphemy. So-called "vanity houses" would, for a price, produce your book.
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How To Self-Publish Your Book - JullienGordon.com |

How To Self-Publish Your Book - JullienGordon.com | | eBook | Scoop.it
Congrats! Verbal commitment is always the first step to accomplishing anything. I’ve written and self-published 5 books and here’s how along with all of the valuable lessons I learned along the way so that you don’t make the same mistakes I did.
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Digital Publishing to iPad, Web and Android | YUDU Pro

Digital Publishing to iPad, Web and Android | YUDU Pro | eBook | Scoop.it
Create dynamic publications for the iPad, iPhone and Web with YUDU's Cloud Publishing Platform. Publish anywhere using YUDU Pro, straight from your browser
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#SelfPub #SelfPublishing

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Sell your digital product

Sell your digital product | eBook | Scoop.it
I've released and self-published everything from studio albums to royalty-free icon sets to vegan cookbooks. What I've learned is that the finished product you are going to sell is only a small piece of what's required to actually sell it.
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5 Self-Published Writers to Follow on Twitter

5 Self-Published Writers to Follow on Twitter | eBook | Scoop.it
The ease with which we can digitally publish may not make us all professional writers, but it does level the playing field.
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8 predictions about digital publishing's future

8 predictions about digital publishing's future | eBook | Scoop.it
It doesn't take a look in a crystal ball to see that e-books are here to stay, but Rob D. Young of Lit Reactor thought he'd take a stab at fortune-telling anyway and make eight predictions about th...
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Self-Publishing still Has a Long Way to Go

Self-Publishing still Has a Long Way to Go | eBook | Scoop.it
Bookshop at Minneapolis airport by brewbooks Last week I had an interesting chat on Twitter with Joe Abercrombie, Tom Standage, Damien Walter, and Sam Missingham about the problems with territory-by-territory releases, windowing and what a...
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Future of Self-Publishing

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$25k extra in just over a year

$25k extra in just over a year | eBook | Scoop.it
Two years I didn’t have any side projects or other income streams. I was doing client work only, building websites for awesome folks. I do well at this, but I wanted to push myself further, flex my creative muscles and try new things.
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Pride and Perseverance

Pride and Perseverance | eBook | Scoop.it
In her centenary year, Barbara Pym’s “spry little domestic novels” command a loyal readership.
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E-Books, Libraries and Democracy

E-Books, Libraries and Democracy | eBook | Scoop.it
All of the Big Six publishers have, for the first time, agreed to make e-books available to public library users.
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Total circulation at the New York Public Library’s 87 neighborhood branches — in Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island — has risen 44 percent since 2008.  The Great Recession triggered a nationwide surge in library usage.

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My Newest Online Classes: E-Book Publishing & Author Websites

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