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Teleseminar: Peter Bowerman on Make Money with Companion Ebooks

Teleseminar: Peter Bowerman on Make Money with Companion Ebooks

Event Date: August 23, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Peter Bowerman on Make Money With Companion Ebooks. About Peter Bowerman Peter Bowerman, veteran commercial writer, is the self-published author of the three award-winning Well-Fed Writer titles (www.wellfedwriter.com), how-to “standards” on lucrative “commercial” freelancing. He chronicled his self-publishing success (100,000 copies of his […]

Teleseminar: Smashwords CEO Mark Coker on Trends in Ebooks, Pre-Orders and More

Teleseminar: Smashwords CEO Mark Coker on Trends in Ebooks, Pre-Orders and More

Event Date: January 4, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Smashwords CEO Mark Coker discusses Trends in Ebooks, Pre-Orders and More. Mark Coker founded Smashwords in 2008 to make it fast, free and easy for authors to publish and distribute an ebook. Today, Smashwords has grown to become the world’s […]

Introducing Local Chapter Leader Heidi Thorne of DuPage County, Illinois

Introducing Local Chapter Leader Heidi Thorne of DuPage County, Illinois

Name: Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA Business Name: Thorne Communications LLC Website URL:   http://www.HeidiThorne.com Social Media Links: LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/heidithorne Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/heidithorne Book Titles: I have written and self published 11 (and counting!) print books and ebooks, primarily to help promote my consulting business. Some of my titles include: How to Network: Networking Tips for Solopreneurs and […]

Strategies for Promoting Ebooks

Strategies for Promoting Ebooks

I read an interesting blog post by author Dean Wesley Smith on how he promoted his ebook with book cards. He had rack cards (similar to large postcards) printed up with his book cover on one side and a link to download it on the other side, and then went around handing them out an […]

Creating Book Apps With AppOpus by Russell Phillips

Creating Book Apps With AppOpus by Russell Phillips

This post will explain how to create book apps for Android phones and tablets, which can be uploaded to Google Play and the Amazon Appstore, both of which pay 70% of list price per sale. The apps are created using an application called AppOpus Builder. At the time of writing, this costs $99, with a […]

Tested Strategies for Marketing Your Ebooks

Tested Strategies for Marketing Your Ebooks

Ebook marketing can feel a bit like attempting to sell a product the buyer can’t see or touch—kind of like trying to sell California beach real estate when you’re living in Kansas. Thankfully, with options like free sampling, selling ebooks doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are some tested ideas for promoting your ebook. The […]

Expert Interview: Mark Coker of Smashwords

Expert Interview: Mark Coker of Smashwords

Name:  Mark Coker Business name:  Smashwords – www.smashwords.com  Book Title(s):  The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success, The Smashwords Book Marketing Guide, The Smashwords Style Guide, Boob Tube Website URL:  https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/mc Social Media Links: Twitter: http://twitter.com/markcoker Facebook: http://facebook.com/markcoker YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/Smashwords LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markcoker Smashwords blog: http://blog.smashwords.com How did you come to do what you’re doing today? I […]

Teleseminar: All About Ebooks

Teleseminar: All About Ebooks

Event Date: June 11, 2014 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Joshua Tallent joins us to discuss the ebook market and what you need to know about ebook formatting and distribution. Joshua, the Chief eBook Architect at Firebrand Technologies, has been an eBook developer since 2002 and is a well-known eBook expert and teacher. […]

Publishing Round Up Series: What do Subscription E-book Services Really Mean for Indie Authors?

Publishing Round Up Series: What do Subscription E-book Services Really Mean for Indie Authors?

I recently read these two posts (Post 1 and Post 2) by Mark Coker over at Smashwords discussing the relatively new business model of ebook subscription services being pioneered by Oyster and Scribd.  The basic idea is that subscribers pay a fixed monthly fee to access an unlimited number of ebooks. This article analyzes these […]

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Why You Should Give Away Your Ebook

Why You Should Give Away Your Ebook

While ebooks are still finding their spot in the literary marketplace, they have proven to be a wonderful way to build buzz around business, products, or events. Especially if they are offered for free. If your goal is to generate business with your book, giving away the ebook version costs you nothing, yet can yield […]