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John Locke, 'Donovan Creed' Author, On Selling A Million eBooks

John Locke, 'Donovan Creed' Author, On Selling A Million eBooks | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
Kentucky novelist John Locke is the first self-published author to sell more than a million digital books on Amazon.com.
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12 Most Winning Ways to Find Fabulous, Must-Share Content | 12 Most

12 Most Winning Ways to Find Fabulous, Must-Share Content | 12 Most | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

Looking for something to blog about? "Becky Gaylord reveals the 12 Most Winning Ways to Find Fabulous, Must-Share Content. Now share!"

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The Masquerade Crew: 3 Important Things to Keep in Mind when Self-Publishing

The Masquerade Crew: 3 Important Things to Keep in Mind when Self-Publishing | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

Time to start rethinking my description...

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Fifteen And Life

Fifteen And Life | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
Leave your attitude at home, bring your talents to the table, and let’s all get down to business. There are books to write. There are pages to edit. There are covers to design. There are new readers to find. And, at the root of it all, there is money to be made.
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25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques

25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

I think I'll try the last method (101 ideas) to try to think of new ways to market my novel. 

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John Locke, 'Donovan Creed' Author, On Selling A Million eBooks

John Locke, 'Donovan Creed' Author, On Selling A Million eBooks | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
Kentucky novelist John Locke is the first self-published author to sell more than a million digital books on Amazon.com.
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Are M.B.A.'s A Thing Of The Past?

Are M.B.A.'s A Thing Of The Past? | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

"Writing your novel, and publishing your novel, become bookends to the volumes of non-manuscript-writing work in between them."

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The way ahead for publishing

The way ahead for publishing | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
Stephen Page: The media and the market for books are in flux in the age of ebooks and Amazon, but publishers still have a vital role...
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Known Unknowns #7: Self-Publishing | Matt Debenham

Known Unknowns #7: Self-Publishing | Matt Debenham | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

Clearly, then, I am still at the stage of trusting self-published material only when it comes from a known source.

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Self-Publishing Ain’t For Sissies | Self Publishing Team | Duolit

Self-Publishing Ain’t For Sissies | Self Publishing Team | Duolit | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
 The following is a guest post by Joseph M. Rinaldo.
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Self Publishing - Not For The Dreamers

Self Publishing - Not For The Dreamers | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
With the advent of self publishing we have seen a literary gold rush of sorts. All chasing Kindle fame and fortune.
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Promote your Writing with Audioboo - iDoLVine

Promote your Writing with Audioboo - iDoLVine | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

Have you heard of Audioboo? My online English learners use it to practise speaking English. You can use it to share audio excerpts of your writing."

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52 Great Blogs for Self-Publishers – A Clickable List — The Book Designer

52 Great Blogs for Self-Publishers – A Clickable List — The Book Designer | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
52 great blogs for self-publishers including book design, editing, marketing, and all phases of the publishing process.
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YouTube: The why and how of book promotion via video media | Novel Publicity

YouTube: The why and how of book promotion via video media | Novel Publicity | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

YouTube is probably a poor platform for trying to sell books for indie/mid-list authors.
But don’t despair, because there is still great value in bringing part of your literary works to the medium of video.

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How My Self-Published Book Became A Hot Movie Property

How My Self-Published Book Became A Hot Movie Property | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
Ridley Scott. One of the few directors whose name alone can sell tickets. A legend in his own time. And now he's negotiating for the rights to my self-published book.
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Self-Published

"The question isn’t whether or not you should wait to be picked, the question is whether you care enough to pick yourself." ~Seth Godin

 

I picked myself! http://amzn.to/properorder

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Author, Jody Hedlund: How Can Modern Writers Become & Stay Visible?

Author, Jody Hedlund: How Can Modern Writers Become & Stay Visible? | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

Otis Chandler says: “The most valuable commodity for the sustained promotion of a book is word-of-mouth buzz . . .

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I Wrote a Book. Now what?

I Wrote a Book. Now what? | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

Try out this fun tool! Where will your first sentence take you? 

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Author Interview: Heidi Hall

Author Interview: Heidi Hall | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
Self-publishing is great, but we can’t all be writers just because we have a story idea. It’s work, and a lot of it, to bring a book to market – be patient and don’t skip any of the steps.
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How I Became a Best-Selling Author

How I Became a Best-Selling Author | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
Self-publishing is upending the book industry. One woman's unlikely road to a hit novel, The Mill River Recluse.
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Help Your Fellow Indie Authors & Win an Amazon.com Gift Card! | Self Publishing Team | Duolit

Help Your Fellow Indie Authors & Win an Amazon.com Gift Card! | Self Publishing Team | Duolit | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
In Monday's jam-packed announcement post, we announced an exciting opportunity for all of our amazingly talented indie author friends: a Self-Publishing...
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Livia Blackburne: How to Self Promote Without Selling Your Soul

"So if selling is not inherently evil, then you're home free right? Forget your qualms, grit your teeth, and start tweeting.

Well, not quite. Instead if you're feeling guilty about self-promotion, try stepping back and ask yourself these three questions.

1. Are you offering a quality product?"

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Self Publish - iDoLVine

Self Publish - iDoLVine | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
Playing with a photo editor called Motivator .
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Writing Advice From History's Fastest, Most Prolific Writers

Writing Advice From History's Fastest, Most Prolific Writers | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it

"a treasure trove of advice and encouragement from the great writers who best embody, in their own work, NaNoWriMo's goals of writing much and writing fast." 

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Amazon Rewrites the Rules of Book Publishing

Amazon Rewrites the Rules of Book Publishing | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
Amazon.com, the online retailer, has long competed with bookstores; now it is starting to make deals with authors, bypassing the traditional publisher.
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The Indie Book Blog Database

The Indie Book Blog Database | Self-Publishing Ideas | Scoop.it
A great directory where Indie/Self Published Authors can find book reputable book bloggers to read and review their books free of charge.
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