Posts Tagged "indie authors"

BookDoggy.com – A New Type of eBook Promotion Site
Aug
2017
8

BookDoggy.com – A New Type of eBook Promotion Site

The first problem we had was that we didn’t know what to call it. All of the good names seemed to be gone. We wanted something that would jump out and attract attention and show the world what our intentions were. Sitting in our office with our black lab sprawled on the floor between us we’d throw a name out into…

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Mar
2016
26

Indy Authors Success Stories–
2016 Edition of my Self-Publishing Guidebook

The 2016 edition of my self-publishing guidebook, How I Sold 30,000 eBooks on Amazon’s Kindle, is now live and available as an e-book for Kindle, or in print. This is the book that I update every twelve to eighteen months. The new content includes current promotion sites that my colleagues and I have found to be effective as well as…

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Feb
2015
6

Self-Publishing Secrets Revealed –
Facilitating A Blog Hop Event

At the beginning of December, when I should have been working on my new book, I had a brainwave. I wondered whether an event involving twelve authors over twelve days leading up to Christmas Day might attract new readers to my work. My idea was that each author would write a short article that mentioned Christmas, and we’d share the…

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Nov
2014
20

Self-Publishing Secrets Revealed –
Free Author Tools

I’m going to give you 4 free author tools that will help you determine whether an individual or company is indeed walking the talk. The Wizard of Oz was a tired old man hiding behind a screen. The only real tool he had was that he knew how to control the switch for the strobe light. Once he flicked that switch he appeared…

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Oct
2014
29

Self-Publishing Secrets Revealed –
Five Free Ways to Expose Your self Books to Readers

Over the past year I’ve had the privilege of speaking at writing events all over my little corner of the world. I’ve given a weekend workshop at a writers retreat in Smithers, in Northern British Columbia, I opened the prestigious Whistler Writers Festival, and I’ve made multiple stops in between. By the end of the year I’ll have spent time at fourteen different events….

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Jul
2014
28

5 Self-Published Books You Should Be Reading

I knew I wasn’t reading enough, and it bugged me. Stephen King didn’t have to tell me, or maybe he did.  You may have had his quote bouncing around your own head from time to time “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write.” So, just over a year ago, I…

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Jun
2014
15

You Gotta Stay Positive

Have you ever read an article and gotten halfway through, or perhaps even read it to the end, and thought to yourself, “Wow, that guy was a real flake.” I’m going to make a concentrated effort to not leave you feeling that way, but with the subject matter I’m about to cover I might just lose you. I’m going to…

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