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Self-published author Jan Ruth

Opinion: The Value of Free Books – by Jan Ruth

Self-published novelist Jan Ruth, based in Wales, shares the success story of how she used free book giveaways to raise her profile and boost sales of her novel Silver Rain, while querying the rights and wrongs of having to give books away in order to sell more books. ‘You’re giving away your latest title? That’s […]

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Reaching Readers with Kindle Countdown

Indie author Pam Dixon shares her success story using Kindle Countdown to promote her self-published short fiction. The initial KDP Select enrolment period had ended for my e-book, Only a Heartbeat Away, and I was preparing it for distribution on Smashwords, Nook, and Kobo when I learned about Amazon’s Kindle Countdown program. What an intriguing […]

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“Amazon Is Playing Indie Authors Like Pawns” says Mark Coker of Smashwords

MONDAY OPINION.  Guest Post by Mark Coker. For more of Mark’s  thoughts on the dangers of exclusivity and importance of distribution to all retailers, see his free ebook, SECRETS TO EBOOK PUBLISHING SUCCESS. Every indie should get their books distributed to as many retailers as possible. Every author should be at Amazon, but they should […]

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