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Print on Demand - Check Your Pricing | Self-Publishing Advice

Print on Demand - Check Your Pricing | Self-Publishing Advice | Self-Publishing & Editing Tips | Scoop.it
Print on Demand pricing and royalties - what to expect at IngramSpark.
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I've been investigating IngramSpark versus CreateSpace to find out the best royalties...

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7 Developments in Self Publishing in 2015 That Will Help Writers Focus on Writing | MediaShift

7 Developments in Self Publishing in 2015 That Will Help Writers Focus on Writing | MediaShift | Self-Publishing & Editing Tips | Scoop.it
Since my first year-end report in 2010, the world of self-publishing has stabilized significantly with vendors steadily improving their features and partnering with others to offer more robust services.
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It will be great to have a retail store ability as part of IngramSpark, so we can connect our readers direct to our bookstore/POD and have it delivered from a service printer close to the reader.
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The Independent Publishing Magazine: How to Avoid Self-Publishing Heartache - Kim Bookless | Guest Post

The Independent Publishing Magazine: How to Avoid Self-Publishing Heartache - Kim Bookless | Guest Post | Self-Publishing & Editing Tips | Scoop.it
resources, magazine, service reviews, news for independent authors and publishers in the world of digital publishing (Some good advice-How to Avoid Self Publishing Heartache!
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Truer words were never spoke... evaluation and editing is necessary to avoid embarrassment.

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Introducing An Excellent Self Publishing Software for E-Book Stores and Authors - DigitalJournal.com

Introducing An Excellent Self Publishing Software for E-Book Stores and Authors
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Flip HTML5 Self Publishing Software is the latest, most convenient software available in the market for online digital publishing.
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This is for digital magazine flip style publishing - but could be applied for full multimedia books.

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Self-publishing no longer poor cousin of book world - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Self-publishing no longer poor cousin of book world Sydney Morning Herald The report comes from a self-publishing champion, Hugh Howey, so not surprisingly traditional publishers are urging caution and taking the figures with...
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Good news... we're now recognised by 'real media'.. of course Hugh Howey is the fortunate few...

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Self-Publishing Books 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to  Publishing Your Book in Multiple Formats (Author 101 Series) - Kindle edition by Shelley Hitz, Heather Hart. Reference Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

Self-Publishing Books 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to  Publishing Your Book in Multiple Formats (Author 101 Series) - Kindle edition by Shelley Hitz, Heather Hart. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Seems a helpful self publishing guidebook.

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▶ RSP # 2 -- Making 6-Figures a Month with Indie Publishing with Danielle Bourdon - YouTube

For detailed show notes and more episodes, check out: http://rockingselfpublishing.com/rocking-self-publishing-podcast-episode-2-making-6-figures-a-month-wit...
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Sensible insider view of a romance author...

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Self-Publishing – A 10-Point Must-Do Checklist for Authors – Part 1 :: Spirit Authors book marketing tips & author promotion from Lynn Serafinn

Self-Publishing – A 10-Point Must-Do Checklist for Authors – Part 1 :: Spirit Authors book marketing tips & author promotion from Lynn Serafinn | Self-Publishing & Editing Tips | Scoop.it

Part 1 of top tips on how to make your self-published book look like it's been published with a major publisher from book coach and marketer, Lynn Serafinn.

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Some good self-publishing tips here... no mention of co-operative publishing though. 

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Ways to Publish and Sell Your eBook: INFOGRAPHIC - mediabistro.com

Ways to Publish and Sell Your eBook: INFOGRAPHIC - mediabistro.com | Self-Publishing & Editing Tips | Scoop.it
Ways to Publish and Sell Your eBook: INFOGRAPHIC
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graphic Self-publishing a book requires a lot of work from idea generation to marketing and every step along the way.

Via Teresa Morrow
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I would also add, "10 An Attractive, Meaningful Title" and really hammer home your Hot Selling Points in 3. Description.

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Some great advice from MediaBistro.com about ways to publish and sell your ebook

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Amazon.com: How to Write A Book: & Sell it on Amazon (Make Money Writing, Self-Publishing, Marketing & Selling More Nonfiction & Fiction Best Seller Novels) Publish & Market an eBook for Kindle Suc...

How to Write A Book: & Sell it on Amazon (Make Money Writing, Self-Publishing, Marketing & Selling More Nonfiction & Fiction Best Seller Novels) Publish & Market an eBook for Kindle Success - Kindle edition by Jenny Loveless, Jean Oggins.
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Lovin a good how to book...

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Content Marketing Tools: The Ultimate List

Content Marketing Tools: The Ultimate List | Self-Publishing & Editing Tips | Scoop.it
The Ultimate Content Marketing Tools List has been updated as of August 14, 2014 to include over thirty new tools and several new categories including localization, digital asset management, web analytics, social media analytics, funnel analytics and website analytics. Demand for businesses to provide their readers with the best content available is on the rise and 71 percent of marketers are increasing their content marketing budget in 2014. Because of this, the content marketing tools universe is expanding.

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Finding the right tools for your type of business is getting even more important, and utilising the content marketer's knowledge can help.

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Daniel Stotts's curator insight, August 15, 2014 2:39 PM

A great comprehensive list.

Michelle Bish's curator insight, August 16, 2014 10:24 AM

All I can say is WOW!

Carolyn M Todd's curator insight, August 16, 2014 5:26 PM

Interesting chart created by curata.com.  It's busy but it expresses the complexity of the challenge of creating a sound content marketing strategy.

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Byron United - Timeline Photos | Facebook

Byron United - Timeline Photos | Facebook | Self-Publishing & Editing Tips | Scoop.it
Missed journalist Anneli Knight at the Writers Festival festival over the weekend? If so, you can catch her tomorrow at the Byron at Byron with the... (Missed journalist Anneli Knight at the Writers Festival festival over the weekend?
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Missed the Byron Writers Festival... catch up with some photos.

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Self-publishing in Australia - a 360 degree View - Jennifer Lancaster

Self-publishing in Australia - a 360 degree View - Jennifer Lancaster | Self-Publishing & Editing Tips | Scoop.it
Clear-thinking author Clea Saal, espouses that “we believe, because we want it to be true”… whether talking about self-publishing or how safe our car is. Any writer adamant to pursue book sales has high expectations… and our Australian POD (print on demand) self-publishing houses play on that hope in their marketing. Self-publishing in Australia is …
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An inside view into the hopeful self publishing author and some pitfalls.

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My Self-Publishing Journey: Judging a Book by Its Cover - Publishers Weekly

My Self-Publishing Journey: Judging a Book by Its Cover - Publishers Weekly | Self-Publishing & Editing Tips | Scoop.it
My Self-Publishing Journey: Judging a Book by Its Cover Publishers Weekly “Do have an idea of what you want, and more importantly what's appropriate for the genre and audience,” says Morgana Gallaway, director of book design and production at The...
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Book cover design... exactly: “Do your research when hiring, and don't hire someone because they are cheaper or a friend that knows some Photoshop".

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