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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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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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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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David Mamet and Other Big Authors Choose to Self-Publish

David Mamet and Other Big Authors Choose to Self-Publish | eBook | Scoop.it
Self-publishing is expanding beyond first-time writers who can’t get deals, as big names like the playwright and author David Mamet are choosing this route, another sign that digital disruption is reshaping the publishing market.
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Papyrus - Self Publishing Support & Servicest

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"Papyrus Publications is a book publishing company created by authors, for authors who are serious about getting their work (quality self publishing imprints) in front of readers through traditional and non-traditional marketing channels.

Our aim is to assist potential authors self publish quality books that people want to and love to read.

By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists, and on how print on demand technology and new approaches that can be applied to the publishing process, we provide authors with all the necessary tools for publishing their book."

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SXSW 2013: Self-Publishing, David Carr and the ‘Theology of Free’

SXSW 2013: Self-Publishing, David Carr and the ‘Theology of Free’ | eBook | Scoop.it
Despite a year at SXSW Interactive that seems to have both a big spurt in attendance and fewer book publishing focused panels, there were still some useful discussions of the evolution of publishing in the digital era and its financial underpinnings.
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Guide: faire un livre numérique l'auto-édition comment ça marche?

Guide: faire un livre numérique l'auto-édition comment ça marche? | eBook | Scoop.it
Des auteurs éditent, publient leurs ebooks dans les formats epub, pdf, kindle mobi, kobo, ibook, archos... Comment choisir sa plateforme d'auto-publication?
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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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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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Free E-book Publishing Online - Booktango

Free E-book Publishing Online - Booktango | eBook | Scoop.it
Booktango offers free e-book publishing online. Publish your e-book with Booktango for the best royalties, widest sales distribution, and easiest, fastest publishing process available. Register and get started publishing your e-book today.
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Jim Carrey to self-publish 'metaphysical' children's book

Jim Carrey to self-publish 'metaphysical' children's book | eBook | Scoop.it
Actor eschews conventional book deal for How Roland Rolls, which 'deals with a lot of serious things in a really fun way'
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"... although a major Hollywood name like Carrey would find it easy to land a mainstream publisher, he said: 'I'm going to self-publish, because that's just the world right now and I think it's cool'."

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The Art of Non-Conformity - The DIY Book Tour

The Art of Non-Conformity - The DIY Book Tour | eBook | Scoop.it
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"Who is responsible for marketing?

I firmly believe that authors are always responsible for the outcome of their books. I will do anything and everything I can to ensure the book debuts well and (hopefully) goes on to sell for a long period of time. Anything the publisher does to help is a bonus."

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