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The 4 Best Strategies for Savvy Self-Publishers — The Book Designer

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The 4 Best Strategies for Savvy Self-Publishers originally appeared in Writers Digest magazine
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10 Ways To Make Crowdfunding Work For You - Marketing Tips For Authors

10 Ways To Make Crowdfunding Work For You - Marketing Tips For Authors | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
O ne of the latest buzzwords, crowdfunding, is a concept that is quickly gaining traction in many different industries, including publishing. Crowdfunding is a way for entrepreneurs and artists to raise funds for upcoming projects by collecting many smaller amounts of funding. Crowdfunding is a way for authors to not only raise funds for their …
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How to Connect with Readers on Goodreads - BadRedhead Media

How to Connect with Readers on Goodreads - BadRedhead Media | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
e takes a thorough look at each person who enters. Part of this process includes looking at his/her bookshelf. Is this a person who just enters the giveaway for the heck of it? Do they have numerous books in the genre Bette writes in?
If so, Bette will send a friend request. If
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Self-publishing vs. traditional publishing: How to choose?

Self-publishing vs. traditional publishing: How to choose? | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
These are exciting times for entrepreneurial authors who want to control their output without the benefit of an established publishing house.
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The Write Conversation : 10 Things to Say to a Writer Who’s on the Ledge

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15 Story Beats to Keep Your NaNoWriMo Novel on Track - Writeonsisters.com

15 Story Beats to Keep Your NaNoWriMo Novel on Track - Writeonsisters.com | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
So NaNoWriMo has begun! Some people do a lot of planning, some don’t, but no matter which side you’re on, you might come to a place mid-month where your story feels like it’s gone off the rails. A lot of people will tell you to plow through! But I think better advice is to take … Continue reading »
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A Self-Publishing Checklist for First-Time Authors | Writing Forward

A Self-Publishing Checklist for First-Time Authors | Writing Forward | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
Self-publishing checklist for first-time authors. Writing a book is hard enough. When you self-publish, your workload multiplies exponentially. For
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The 5-Step Process for Writing an About Page that Connects (and Converts) - Copyblogger

The 5-Step Process for Writing an About Page that Connects (and Converts) - Copyblogger | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
Let others speak for you. Provide testimonials and social pr
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6 Steps To Become An Authorpreneur

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Authors need to adapt the skillful ways of entrepreneurs so they can build their book like a business. Here are 6 steps to becoming a skilled authorpreneur.
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Author Partnerships as Path to Reader Discovery

Author Partnerships as Path to Reader Discovery | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
Author partnerships are a great way for readers to discover new writers. Diane Capri, the author behind The Twelve, shares how she and her partners hit multiple best seller lists.
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7 Tips for Amazon Keywords and Best Selling Books

7 Tips for Amazon Keywords and Best Selling Books | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
Best selling books are more likely to happen when authors use smart Amazon keywords. When used wisely, keywords help strangers from all over the world find your books. Most authors are missing out ...
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When Traditional Publishing Comes Knocking

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Here at Indies Unlimited, we often engage in discussions about the advantages and disadvantages of being an indie versus being published by a traditional house.
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7 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Self-Publishing Company by Helen Sedwick — The Book Designer

7 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Self-Publishing Company by Helen Sedwick — The Book Designer | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
7 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Self-Publishing Company by Helen Sedwick explains how authors should vet self-publishing companies before signing any contracts.
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What Authors Should Know About Amazon Book Categories - Marketing Tips For Authors

What Authors Should Know About Amazon Book Categories - Marketing Tips For Authors | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
W hen you select your book’s category on Amazon it’s important to understand that Amazon has a separate setup for print books and ebooks. You’re allowed two categories per book, and many authors pick the broadest category possible, thinking it will provide the best exposure. However, you want to find the smallest niche you can …
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Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult from Here - Heres How to Succeed - Smashwords

Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult from Here - Heres How to Succeed - Smashwords | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
First the good news. For indie authors, there’s never been a better time to self-publish an...
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NaNoWriMo: Amateur Nuisance or Useful Tool? - The Blood-Red Pencil

NaNoWriMo: Amateur Nuisance or Useful Tool? - The Blood-Red Pencil | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
It’s November! (How did that happen?) And as we all know, November is the time for the last of...
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Hindsight is 20/20: My First Year in Self-Publishing | She Who Writes Monsters

Hindsight is 20/20: My First Year in Self-Publishing | She Who Writes Monsters | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
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The Ultimate Book Festival Checklist

The Ultimate Book Festival Checklist | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
If  you've been thinking about setting up a table at a book festival, make sure you read this list first. This list has everything you need to make a successful showing. If you find it helpful, ple...
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Writer Wednesday: Report on Using Amazon's Pre-Order Option for a Debut Author

Writer Wednesday: Report on Using Amazon's Pre-Order Option for a Debut Author | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
Last night ended the first two weeks of my debut novel's release, and I thought I'd post some of my thoughts and findings on using the new pre-order option at Amazon. On August 14th, the news hit t...
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Take the Author Platform Quiz - Carole Jelen, Literary Agent, Helping Authors Build Audience

Take the Author Platform Quiz - Carole Jelen, Literary Agent, Helping Authors Build Audience | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
If you need a general idea of where you are and an indication of how many more steps you need to go, The Platform Quiz will give you an overview. Sometimes it helps to have a measuring tool with a…Read more ›
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A Self-Publishing Checklist for First-Time Authors | Writing Forward

A Self-Publishing Checklist for First-Time Authors | Writing Forward | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
Self-publishing checklist for first-time authors. Writing a book is hard enough. When you self-publish, your workload multiplies exponentially. For
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How To Be Successful In Self-Publishing

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Last week, I spoke at the Frankfurt Book Fair on the Kobo booth and talked about what it takes to be successful in self-publishing to a smal
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3 Lessons from Successful Author Pinterest Boards

3 Lessons from Successful Author Pinterest Boards | Self-Publisher | Scoop.it
There’s lot of variation and creativity happening on Pinterest, but here are three trends I noticed again and again from successful author Pinterest boards.
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Cathryn Wellner's comment, October 15, 2014 3:18 PM
Wonderful ideas - thank you!