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7 Book Marketing Trends Authors Should Expect in 2017

The world of book marketing is moving and shaking, and as with all things, change is inevitable. Part of my job is to embrace change and ensure that …

How To Find Your Book’s Marketing Message

By BookBaby author Ginny CarterIf you don’t know what the central, golden nugget is in your book, if you haven’t distilled it to that one central …

Writing

Obama Book Deals Getting Close

Book proposals from former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are making the rounds among the Big Five trade publishers in …

Young entrepreneur Kaya Thomas created an app to find books by Black authors

<b>Black literacy was one of the rallying cries for civil rights and integration in the 50s and 60s and now, the Black community is fighting for</b> …

Entrepreneurship

A simple 10-step book launch plan you can easily use to outrank bestselling authors.

I tend to go overboard with my courses and tutorials, and am trying to simplify. Today I’m at the San Francisco writer’s conference and I keep …

Creative Nonfiction: Write Truth with Style | Susan Orlean

The rise of sites like Medium and Longreads have inspired a resurgence in creative nonfiction—that compelling, leisurely writing that weaves true …

One Woman's Quest To Bring A Bookstore To The Bronx Highlights Publishing's Diversity Problem

When Noëlle Santos first heard that the only general interest bookstore in the Bronx would be closing its doors, she had no idea she would be embarking on a quest to not only start a new business, but an initiative to help change resident’s lives.<p>“I was wasting my life on Facebook and I came across …

Bookish Games on Mobile

<i>While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of our favorite posts from the last several</i> …

Choose Your Own Adventure

3 Ways the Work Environment Defines the Entrepreneur

How the people and things you surround yourself with can aid or hurt your chances of success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ah, the hardworking entrepreneur. In Hollywood stories, we are the people who spend all day hustling to make a buck; spending nearly twenty hours …

Entrepreneurship

How To Do Twitter Marketing in 10 Minutes a Day

Your mornings are precious. Sacred “you” time (when you’re not frantically checking your email while getting dressed while planning your route to …

11 Tools to Help You Keep Track of Your Remote Employees

As an employer, it can be difficult to keep an eye on your employees if they don’t (or can’t) come into the office.

17 Free Websites to Upgrade the Quality of Your Life Today

You're reading 17 Free Websites to Upgrade the Quality of Your Life Today, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Product Hunt

Little Wizards, The Perfect Way to Introduce Your Kids to Role-Playing Games

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>I love role-playing games. I love rolling dice, the teamwork, and thinking creatively to solve problems. I love the epic scale …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

31 Days, 31 Lists: Day 30 – Wonderful 2016 Children’s Novels

No excuses! These are just the books that I read in 2016 that I thought knocked it out of the park. These aren’t the “best of the year”. These are …