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How to Market Your Books to Libraries

This week we are featuring a new guest blogger! The following is some insightful information on how to market your books to libraries by Alice Kober, Arapahoe Libraries. Learn the Dos and Don’ts of ensuring your book is accepted into library distribution to reach a wider reader market.

How to Get Your Book On Kindle

How do you convert your manuscript into an ebook format for Kindle? I will discuss three different ebook conversion options – each with different costs, benefits, and downsides. Make an informed decision about which option will benefit your book the most.

10 Things You Should Know About KDP Print

In recent days, Amazon has announced a merger between print on demand service CreateSpace and the ebook service, Kindle Direct Publishing. Welcome to KDP Print. We will explore all of the changes that you can expect when moving your titles to KDP Print and how to get the most out of your new POD service provider.

Top 10 Habits of Successful Writers

Writing is the kind of undertaking that can take a lifetime to master. Anyone who wants to make a go of it should probably remember this before they decide to publish. I’ve worked with dozens of writers, and the successful ones share some habits

Writers’ Biggest Fears

If you are a writer who is afraid to share your writing with the world, realize you are not alone. I posed the question of greatest fears to several talented fellow authors. What are you most afraid of when it comes to writing? Here’s what these brave souls said.

How to Save Money on Self-Publishing

The costs of self-publishing vary drastically from the total Do-It-Yourself Authors spending the least amount of money to those who use vanity press publishing options. You’ll hear ranges from $1000 to over $20,000. There is and can be a happy medium in what you spend...

Tips to Design Your Self-Published Book

As you finish your manuscript, it’s time to think about designing your book. Remember, just because you are self-publishing a book, doesn’t mean your book should look self-published. In fact, it’s just the opposite. The more professionally designed your book, the more...

How to Rock a Free Day Promotion for Your eBook

If you are an indie author on Amazon, as part of Amazon’s Kindle Select Program, you can use five free days to promote your ebook in exchange for three months of exclusivity. Many traditional publishers are increasingly doing free promos as well, and the competition...