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New Smashwords Research Helps Authors and Publishers Sell More Ebooks

Okay I admit it…with creating content for three blogs and working on a rewrite of my customer service textbook, I have fallen behind on my reading.  That is too bad since there is a lot of interesting things happening in … Continue reading

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Reducing the Cost of Book Self Publishing – Part II

As I mentioned in my previous article on this topic, one question that I often get from new authors and writers is “How much does writing and publishing a book cost?” The answer is that “it varies.” One thing that … Continue reading

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Book Marketing is Primarily the Author’s Responsibility

One thing I did not understand when I started writing for major book publishers in 1994 is that the publisher takes care of functions such as getting the ISBN (the coded number that appears on the back of every book), … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) Annual Conference

Authors and self-publishers have a valuable resource in the Florida Authors and Publishers Association (formerly Florida Publishers Association).  FAPA is focused on providing its members and the general public with educational opportunities to learn about the publishing industry, including editing, book design, printing, print-on- demand, … Continue reading

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