self publication

Book Cover Design Secrets That Help Sell More Copies

Whether your book is traditionally or self published, the book cover design is a crucial element in helping guarantee sales. Obviously good book content is critical, but the first thing that a potential reader encounters will be your cover. For that reason, the book cover design should be a priority when creating your masterpiece. If you go with a traditional publisher, …

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Write Effective Back Cover Sales Copy for Nonfiction Books

As a nonfiction author who self publishes, one of the most important tasks that you will have to tackle is how to write effective back cover sales copy for nonfiction books. This cover content is one of the most important aspects of your new book. That is because after your title captures potential reader attention, the next thing that typically happens is that they flip to …

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association 2015 Annual Conference

Authors and independent and small publishers are again coming together to discuss pertinent issues in the areas of self-publishing and resources for authors. In doing so, they will hear from subject matter experts in the areas of publishing, marketing and promoting books, building successful author platforms, non-fiction and fiction writing, and much more. The Florida Authors and Publishers Association is conducting its …

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Proven Book Marketing Strategies for Authors

The only way for authors to sell books effectively is to let people know that the product exists. You may have the greatest book ever written, but unless you promote it and continually get the word out about it through multiple channels, it will be just words grouped together in print or electronic format. Do not lose sight of the …

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association Conference Early Registration Ends Soon

  June 30, 2014 is the closing date for obtaining discounted registration pricing for members and non-member. Friday workshops are: Children’s Books: Show n’Tell Fiction Writing – Novel in a Day Marketing: Using Today’s Technologies Saturday sessions include: Electronic Editing that crosses genre’ lines Book Design Inside Out Book trailer basics: Discovering a valuable tool for book promotion Energize your …

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Technology Trends for Self Publishing

Authors desiring to self publish or create electronic books (ebooks) now have more options than ever for getting their ideas into written form and to generate money with minimal effort and cost. Electronic technology and companies/services, such as, Lightning Source, Amazon Kindle, Smshwords, IngramSpark, Bookbaby, Lulu and others continue to simplify the self publishing process. As with other technologies, industry competition is …

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Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards – Call for Entries

If you are a self-published author looking to build your author platform and gain national exposure for your book(s), check out the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. Winners also get a $3000 in cash and registration for the annual Writer’s Digest conference. Early-bird submission deadline is April 1, 2014. For additional creative ideas on building your author platform, spreading the …

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Sale on Kindle Version of Make Money Writing Books by Robert W. Lucas

From December 28th, 2013 until January 5th, 2014 you can get a discounted electronic copy of Make Money Writing Books: Proven Profit Making Strategies for Authors by Robert W. Lucas at Amazon.com The key to successfully making money as an author and/or self publisher is to brand yourself and your company and to make yourself and your book(s) a household name. Part of this …

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