EVERYTING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT KDP PAPERBACK
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EVERYTING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT KDP PAPERBACK

Amazon has began promoting its KDP print-on-demand service in beta version. Does Jeff Bezos know something we, indie authors, don’t know yet? Is print all the rage in…

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IngramSpark vs. CreateSpace. Which one is right for you?
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IngramSpark vs. CreateSpace. Which one is right for you?

When it comes to print on demand, IngramSpark and CreateSpace compete for the biggest slice of the pie. Which one is right for you? Perhaps both? Read and…

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THE FIVE BEST DOCUMENT FORMATTING TIPS
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THE FIVE BEST DOCUMENT FORMATTING TIPS

Formatting is particularly important for indie authors. Although a 50K-word novel might be worth spending the money on professional formatting services, shorter books with tighter budgets can be…

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BEST BOOK COVER COMPETITIONS OF 2017
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BEST BOOK COVER COMPETITIONS OF 2017

Book cover competitions are an excellent opportunity to gain more visibility to your book and add social proof. The winner badge is something you want to showcase on…

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THREE FREE RESOURCES FOR AN AMAZING DIY BOOK COVER
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THREE FREE RESOURCES FOR AN AMAZING DIY BOOK COVER

Is your budget tight and you would rather spend your resources on editing? You still need a beautiful cover that draw interest so that potential readers will click…

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E-BOOK PRICING TRENDS FOR 2017
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E-BOOK PRICING TRENDS FOR 2017

You’ve got everything lined up for distributing your book, but there is one (not so) small marketing detail that gives you a headache: the price. The royalty percentages,…

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HOW TO CREATE A MEMORABLE LAUNCH EVENT
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HOW TO CREATE A MEMORABLE LAUNCH EVENT

The more interesting and surprising your book launch event is the greater the benefits. Think viral. As you know, people love to take pictures and make short videos,…

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5 BENEFITS OF HAVING A POWER AUTHOR BRAND
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5 BENEFITS OF HAVING A POWER AUTHOR BRAND

Lots of beautiful cars are running on freeways these days, but you can always tell a Mercedes C-Class. While you may think it is because of the distinct…

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FREE PROMOTION OR LOW PRICE FOR YOUR BOOK LAUNCH?
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FREE PROMOTION OR LOW PRICE FOR YOUR BOOK LAUNCH?

One of the most common questions when it comes to a  book launch – especially for authors who are self-publishing for the first time, is whether to offer…

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ROMANCE COVERS AT A GLANCE
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ROMANCE COVERS AT A GLANCE

Covers in the Romance genre are about kissing, cuddling, touching, roses, satin sheets, cream, strawaberries and pearls. Men and women are drop-dead gorgeous and the settings, perfect. As if…

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