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Indie Publishing Then and the WOW of Now by LM Preston

Believe it or not, Independent Publishing has been around a long, long time. And although for a length of time it was considered to be the most horrible road an author could take to get their works into the world, many, many authors have done it with success. Just let me name a few authors […]

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Indie Authors Selling eBooks in Bookstores by Mark Lefebre of Kobo

Skip the reading and listen/watch Mark give his presentation “live”!(scroll to the bottom of the post to watch!) I have been a bookseller for over twenty years and have worked in virtually every type of bookstore possible – from indie store, to mall store, to chain and big-box retailer, from campus bookstore to online bookstore…..but […]

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Your Book as an App by Richard Smith of Bowker Identifier Services

Before writing more specifically about Book Apps, we should start with a level set. The target market for Book Apps is any reader with a device using an Android or an iOS operating system (OS). Here are some things we know about the Book App Market: According to 2012 provisional global tech device sales revenue […]

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Top 10 Tips for Successful Self-Publishing by Barbara Freethy

I started the fantastic journey of self publishing in January of 2010. I started out slow, and it took a few months for sales to take off. Since then I’ve been immersed in this amazing new world. I’m excited to say that I’ve sold 2.8 million books in the last two years and I’m the […]

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Partnering with an Agent by Steena Holmes

Exactly one year ago this month, I made a decision that has literally changed my world. For years I had sought to be published via the traditional route. I wrote a book, had it edited and then spent two years trying to find an agent who loved my story as much I did. I don’t […]

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All about Audio by Stacey Wallace Benefiel

Let’s talk Audiobooks! Since the audiobook of Glimpsecame out in August, 2012, I’ve been on a mission to share how easy and cheap it is for indies to create their own using ACX. Before we get to the step-by-step, let me explain why you should be doing this. First off, you’ve already written the book […]

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Breaking into International Markets by Orna Ross of ALLIi

1: Sell English Language eBooks in International Book Stores. In recent months, Amazon has been aggressively moving into ebook markets abroad. The Kindle store is now available on Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.com, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es, Amazon.co.jp, Amazon.com.br, Amazon.cn and Amazon.ca.  Once you load your books, they are automatically for sale in all stores. Those countries that […]

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