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Guest Post: Things to Keep In Mind When Marketing and Promoting Your Book

Today’s guest post is from Brendan Egan. Brendan offers simple SEO packages for small businesses and also provides consultancy services. It is never easy for authors to sell their books. If you are a new author or are self-publishing your … Continue reading

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The week in publishing (April 23 through April 29)

Here’s some of the latest in industry news and views: From the Publetariat: The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight: How Apple and 5 Big Publishers Almost Got Away with a Massive Price-Fixing Conspiracy to Try to Turn Back the Kindle … Continue reading

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The week in publishing (April 9 through April 15)

Here’s some of the latest in industry news and views: From The New York Times: Cut in E-Book Pricing by Amazon Is Set to Shake Rivals The government’s decision to pursue major publishers on antitrust charges has put the Internet … Continue reading

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The week in publishing (April 2 through April 8)

Here’s some of the latest in industry news and views: From HuffPost Books: Are eBooks Too Cheap?: Indie Authors Question 99 Cent Price There’s a lot of controversy circulating throughout the publishing industry about the pricing of ebooks, and it’s … Continue reading

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The week in publishing (March 12 through March 18)

Here’s some of the latest in industry news and views: From Jane Friedman: Your Homepage Is Not As Important As You Think Author platform is about more than your homepage. Perhaps you hope your homepage embodies the essence of your … Continue reading

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The week in publishing (March 5 through March 11)

Here’s some of the latest in industry news and views: From Book Making: “Free” publishing usually costs money In Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll, Humpty Dumpty said to Alice, “When I use a word, … Continue reading

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All writers need editors. Period.

I read a tweet this morning that was something about “why self-published writers need editors”—and my first thought was when was there ever a question about self-published writers needing editors? As it becomes easier and easier to publish your own … Continue reading

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The week in publishing (February 20 through February 26)

Here’s some of the latest in industry news and views: From Book Making: Believe it or not, Bookpal is even sleazier and stupider than Outskirts Press Pay-to-publish company Outskirts Press is a frequent target for my wrath because of its … Continue reading

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The week in publishing (January 23 through January 29)

Here’s some of the latest in industry news and views: From Media Life Magazine: Behind the surge in holiday tablet sales For tablets and e-readers, the future is now. After months of buzz in the print industry over the messiah-like … Continue reading

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The week in publishing (January 16 through January 22)

Here’s some of the latest in industry news and views: From PaidContent.org: Did Self-Publishing Hype Hit Its Peak In 2011? The average price of a self-published Kindle top-100 bestseller continues to drop, but a new look at these titles’ performance … Continue reading

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