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How To Format Your eBook For ePUB Conversion

eBook format 101: create an eBook that doesn’t suck<p>In order to turn your book into a functional eBook, your manuscript document (.doc, .docx, .txt, …

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Updated: The Key Book Publishing Paths in 2015 [Chart]

In 2013, I created an informational chart about the key publishing paths, which was far more popular than I anticipated. I still get many requests to …

11 Essential Elements of an Effective Social Media Business Plan

Are you using social media to market your business, but struggling to create momentum?Would you like to make sense of each social network, clearly …

Social Media

Diana Loera

For over 14 years Diana owned and operated a Direct Response media agency in the Midwest.<p>For over 20 years she consulted for clients in the US and …

10 Growth Hacking Concepts and Best Practices by @alexanderkesler

When starting a business, it is pretty easy to become overwhelmed. The digital age of the Internet has changed the marketing landscape tenfold, and …

Marketing

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Do Parking Meters Dream Of Digital Thermostats? An NYC UX Failure

And they called it the MuniMeter.<p>As a tech fetishist and frequent hunter for New York parking spots, I have lived and interacted with these new …

Jack Dorsey

6 key facts about self-publishing

By onOctober 24, 2014 in Book Production & Distribution<p>ALLi’s campaigning handbook for wider acceptance of the indie publishing route, now available …

Writing

What Indie Authors Can Learn From The Music Industry | Alliance of Independent Authors: Self-Publishing Advice Center

By onOctober 25, 2014 in Book Promotion & Marketing<p>Sarah Juckes of ALLi partner member CompletelyNovel has been picking up some great promotional …

How to Get Traffic to Your Author Website: 30+ Tips for Discouraged Writers

Sure is quiet out there.I mean seriously, with a gabillion people online these days, wouldn’t a few even <i>accidentally</i> stumble across your …

Marketing

Twitter Marketing Strategy: for Authors and Writers

What is Your Twitter Marketing Strategy?<p><i>Note from Nick: this is a guest post from Matthew Yeoman. If you don’t have a twitter marketing strategy, or</i> …

23 Tools and Resources to Create Images for Social Media

Update – we launched Pablo a new tool to create beautiful images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds<p>You can use Pablo right from the …

Editing - Why Not to Do-It-Yourself

<b>Editing –</b> <b><br>Don't 'Do-It-Yourself'</b><p>Every independent author wants to cut as many corners as possible when it comes to publishing a new work. But what …

Stephen King On Twilight, 50 Shades of Grey, Lovecraft & More (55:51)

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4 Key Aspects of Content Strategy

What’s the future of content marketing? It depends who you ask, I suppose.<p>On Sunday, I participated in #Blogchat on Twitter. It’s one of my favorite …

Are You Losing Book Sales Over This Common Problem?

Are you an author that has a book available on Amazon.com? If so, you may be losing book sales because readers can’t buy your book. “How is this …

Writing

9 Reasons to Self-Promote Shamelessly on LinkedIn

They may call you a sellout or a hustler, but when it comes to LinkedIn, it pays to be generous with your connections.<p>As much as marketers lecture on …

Social Media

Relationship Building Techniques

When learning listening techniques, we often don’t learn their value in building relationships. As a result, we might be listening, but the...<p>We …

Relationships

How to Choose the Right Social Network for Your Business

When I started at Buffer, I was given permission to make mistakes, to ask forgiveness rather than permission, to always test everything.<p>So I’d like …

Social Media

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Are You a Real Writer?

April 17, 2014 | By Mary Rowen | 26 Replies More<p>When I was in my twenties, <b>I considered myself a writer.</b> After all, I’d been the editor of my college …

Writing