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Self-Publishing Platform BookRix Offers Free Distribution - Digital Book World

Self-Publishing Platform BookRix Offers Free Distribution - Digital Book World | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Self-Publishing Platform BookRix Offers Free DistributionDigital Book WorldJust in time for the International Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, the Self-Publishing-Platform http://www.BookRix.com has announced a groundbreaking innovation.
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Author Addresses Misconceptions about the Amish Way of Life - Examiner.com

Author Addresses Misconceptions about the Amish Way of Life - Examiner.com | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Author Addresses Misconceptions about the Amish Way of LifeExaminer.com The premiere of Breaking Amish on TLC two weeks ago left many viewers with more questions than they had before tuning in.
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Angie's Diary | Online Writing Magazine

Angie's Diary | Online Writing Magazine | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Angie's Diary is the No. 1 online writing magazine and resource for published authors and aspiring writers to get read, published and sell more books.
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Book Marketing Bestsellers: Book Promotion Blog: The Top 10 Things You Can Do in 2012 to Sell More Books, Part II

Book Marketing Bestsellers: Book Promotion Blog: The Top 10 Things You Can Do in 2012 to Sell More Books, Part II | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it

Here are the other five things you can do in 2012 to sell more books. For the first five things you can do in 2012 to sell more books, see

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Who Are the Big Six? What Does “Indie” Really Mean? Answers to Not-So-Dumb Questions You Were Afraid to Ask

Who Are the Big Six? What Does “Indie” Really Mean? Answers to Not-So-Dumb Questions You Were Afraid to Ask | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it

There’s much talk on the Interwebz about “Big Six, “small presses” and “indie publishing.” But a lot of newer writers aren’t quite sure what these terms really mean.

None of us wants to sound dumb, so we usually don’t ask.

 

So I’ll pretend you did. (And thanks, Yumi, for asking about the word “indie” in the comments last week.)

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Ryan Field: So Much for Over-Exposure: Writers Producing More Books Each Year Now

Ryan Field: So Much for Over-Exposure: Writers Producing More Books Each Year Now | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it

To say that I was slightly annoyed when I was told that I had "over-exposure" a couple of months ago would be an understatement. I was fucking livid. And that's because I think I try to be in touch with readers all the time. I hear them and I try to listen to what they want. I also think this article proves that nowadays, with a new digital market, it's hard to be over-exposed when readers are demanding more and more books.

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Pinterest for Authors: How to Promote Your Writing on the Fastest Growing Website Ever | BookBaby Blog

Pinterest for Authors: How to Promote Your Writing on the Fastest Growing Website Ever | BookBaby Blog | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Pinterest– isn’t that a website for travel planners, lovers of delectables, and vintage-clothing aficionados? Well, yes; but many authors are finding creative ways to promote their books using the social scrapbooking site too.
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self publishing? team publishing! | Rabia Gale

self publishing? team publishing! | Rabia Gale | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Self-publishing is a bit of a misnomer for what I did. Sure, I wrote the stories and wrestled them into various formats and pushed The Button, but it wouldn't have happened without the help of several people.
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Author collectives signal a new chapter for self-publishing | Books ...

Author collectives signal a new chapter for self-publishing | Books ... | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Alison Flood: With online groups working to sift out the hidden gems, and a New York co-operative instituting a 'seal of quality', is the world of independent publishing finally getting organised?
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Television And Self-Publishing

Television And Self-Publishing | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Here's a post I thought you'd like.("I know better." http://t.co/d2VcV8mA #writers #authors #bloggers #books #branding #fb #twitter #television #amwriting #novels...)...
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Why smart authors are cutting Amazon out | VentureBeat

Why smart authors are cutting Amazon out | VentureBeat | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
The recent anti-trust suit against the big five book publishers reminds me of the scene in the movie Titanic where the lifeboats are pulling away from the gasping survivors in the water. We all know what's going to happen and ...
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How To Introduce an Author - The Millions

How To Introduce an Author - The Millions | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
How To Introduce an AuthorThe MillionsThen she spent 5 minutes talking about the plight of independent bookstores, and how they need money to do things like community book nights, and hey she's got this newsletter sign-up sheet that she's going to...
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Unicorn Bell: Self-publishing: promotions

Unicorn Bell: Self-publishing: promotions | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Self-publishing: promotions. Like a lot of writers, I'm an introvert. Socially awkward. I tend toward the gloomy and the "oh-God-I-suck" side. I've been looking at how to promote Disciple, making some plans, and this is what I've ...
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Book of the Week - July 15 2012

Book of the Week - July 15 2012 | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Angie's Diary Book of the Week Bulletin - July 15th 2012...

CINDERELLA CHRONICLES by Alexandria Altman

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The Pink Fuzzy Slipper Writers: Kobo for self publishing

The Pink Fuzzy Slipper Writers: Kobo for self publishing | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
If you haven't heard Kobo is the new kid on the block, the place to go to self publish. They are setting it up and it will be live in July. They have a great platform which should make it ideal for the authors.
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Book Marketing Bestsellers: Book Promotion Blog: The Top 10 Things You Can Do in 2012 to Sell More Books, Part I

Book Marketing Bestsellers: Book Promotion Blog: The Top 10 Things You Can Do in 2012 to Sell More Books, Part I | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it

These top 10 ways are not in any particular order of priority. But the first five tips involve marketing and promoting your book via the Internet. The final five tips primarily involve marketing and promoting your book in the real world.

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Keep Money in Its Place | Rachelle Gardner

Keep Money in Its Place | Rachelle Gardner | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it

Today I’m going to tell you the quickest way to drive yourself crazy and lose the joy in your writing journey.

 

You thought I was going to say “Reading agent blogs,” right? Good guess, but no, that’s not it.

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Low-Hanging Fruit is All Gone–The Future is About Teamwork, Humility & Innovation

Low-Hanging Fruit is All Gone–The Future is About Teamwork, Humility & Innovation | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Wednesday’s post, Big Six Publishing is Dead made me sad to write. Yes, I am an indie author, but I never have held any malice for New York publishing.
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ATTN: Independent Authors « "Internet Marketing Made Easy ...

ATTN: Independent Authors « "Internet Marketing Made Easy ... | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
ATTN: Independent Authors. Posted by Jo-Anne Vandermeulen on April 14, 2012 in Uncategorized. Here is your chance to distribute your books!…I'm taking advantage of this…shouldn't you? “Back to the Books”, opened (March 15) boutique ...
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Price-Fixing Is Bad for Both Readers and Authors - Huffington Post

Price-Fixing Is Bad for Both Readers and Authors - Huffington Post | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
VentureBeatPrice-Fixing Is Bad for Both Readers and AuthorsHuffington PostNow compare that with what an author can make if he or she publishes the book independently and offers it on Amazon as either a print-on-demand hardcover, paperback or e-book.
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4 Steps to Making Your Own Book Trailer | Self Publishing Team ...

4 Steps to Making Your Own Book Trailer | Self Publishing Team ... | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
When executed properly, a book trailer can be the sharpest tool in your media kit. When executed properly, a book trailer can be the perfect attention.
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Authors, Speakers and Thought Leader Wannabe’s: Build Your Platform BEFORE You Need It!

Authors, Speakers and Thought Leader Wannabe’s: Build Your Platform BEFORE You Need It! | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Blog post at : If you've got plans to be an author, a speaker or a thought leader, listen up! You may be doing things backwards…
LINEAR - The typical pr[..] (RT @RtMixMktg Authors, Speakers and Thought Leader Wannabe?
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Lulu Blog » Is self-publishing a bubble?

Adventures in Self-Publishing (RT @Luludotcom: Is self-publishing a bubble destined to suffer the fate of the dot-coms?
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Feature: Apple's iBooks Author: the iTunes of self-publishing apps? - Ars Technica

Feature: Apple's iBooks Author: the iTunes of self-publishing apps? - Ars Technica | Independent Publishing | Scoop.it
Ars TechnicaFeature: Apple's iBooks Author: the iTunes of self-publishing apps?
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