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I am seeing a lot of people panic over the upcoming move from CreateSpace (CS) to KDP. Authors are talking about removing all of their books from CS and generally freaking out over the transition. I’m sure it won’t go perfectly smoothly (It’s too big a change for that.) but there is no reason to […]
People always judge a book by its cover. You have a great cover, right? That’s one of the most important ways to capture people’s attention when they’re searching through Amazon or any bookseller trying to find a book that interests them. After looking at a cover, the next thing people do is look at the […]
Writing a book can be a daunting task, and many writers wonder how many words they need to complete a book. Is a 50,000 word manuscript long enough? Is a 200,000 word manuscript too long? (Another question is how many words make up a page in a printed book. That varies a lot, depending on […]
Facebook is one of the world’s highest traffic websites, and those visitors tend to spend a tremendous amount of time on the site. This makes for somewhat of a captive audience, and yours ads will often get a lot more attention than ads on other websites. There are a number of subjects Facebook doesn’t allow, […]
Self-publishing requires you to make a wide range of different choices. When you are an indie author, you have total control over every aspect of the writing, publication, and marketing process. This gives you a high degree of control but also a lot of responsibility. It can sometimes feel overwhelming to keep track of all […]
One of the hardest things to do is to maintain your author platform while also finding time to write. Thankfully, a number of proven methods exist you can use to automate your book marketing and free up more of your time for writing. Today I’ll share three of my top methods to boost your […]
Many writers find the process of marketing their books to be far more challenging and frustrating than writing them. After all, writing is a skill which is honed over years of experience. Book marketing is often an entirely new skillset, and the tactics and methods change frequently. One of the biggest roadblocks for a lot […]
In nearly every aspect of your business, visual communication and the principles of storytelling have a very important role to play. Whether you’re doing something as simple as putting an attractive-looking video on a landing page in an effort to increase conversions or you’re making boring data and stats come alive by way of a […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. . This story is about Susan Jordan who hires Jack Monroe to write her suicide letter, but instead he bombards her with letters trying to convince her not to kill herself. Tell us something about yourself. I hail from the great city of […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. “Customer Service (Finally) Defined.” My new books is a treasure troth of articles and vital information for the business world to compete in their quest for better customer service. From Four Useless Words to Why We Don’t Always Need to Agree with the […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. PREFACE: I was the Love Doc for MTV, the weekly columnist for the Today Show’s, “30-Second Therapist,” and the “Ask Dr. Gilda” columnist for Match.com. I routinely hear from the heartbroken and the lovelorn. Especially troubling for me is the 1 in 4 […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. . It’s a novel about being born into an Italian family with Mafia connections, and my search for my true identity. I have red hair and blue eyes, I knew there was more to my heritage than my Italian parents. I explain the […]
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