I’ve been publishing to the Internet since 1999. I started out writing how-to publications and selling them as ebooks via Clickbank, Booklocker and Mightywords; and as spiral bound manuals on Amazon.com.
With the advances in technology and opportunities, I’ve been mostly focused on Kindle now, and publishing some of the books on Createspace as paperbacks as well.
Market Your Book!
Writing the book may have been pure joy. And then there’s the editing, designing and publishing…
But, don’t then do what many authors do – publish it and forget it.
You created your “baby” now it’s time to promote it!
I’ve been going through volumes of information and advice on promoting my books, and in the meantime, I stumbled across an interesting find — a Free Book Promotion Blog.
Interesting idea! I hope to provide more information about this soon… an update as to how my book does with them… and more information about them.
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How to take credit card payments – offline – on location
I recently attended a book signing in which I was to take the sale and at the end of the day, pay a percentage of the sales to the bookstore that was hosting the event.
I didn’t want to get into a lengthy and expensive merchant account contract, so I searched and found an easy – cost effective – and no-contract way to do so. Continue reading
Authors and Publishers: Are you tired of pulling your hair out over trying to format your book into ePub and Mobi format?
I know I was. I had spent a week trying to ready my novel for the Kindle and had made no progress – just frustration. And then I found something that helped me format my novel within one day.
Create an eBook to test market before print
Before spending time and money to print-publish your book, eBooks are a great way to test the market response. You can easily tweak the cover, the description and the interior pages to gauge response.
Test Marketing Publishing Example Continue reading
Ten Reasons for Publishing eBooks on Kindle
“Ebooks are outselling sales of physical books at Amazon.com by 3:2″
~Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon