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Smashwords Book Marketing Guide
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Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.89 from 126 reviews)
This popular book marketing primer shares easy-to-implement advice on how to market books at Smashwords and major ebook retailers. It starts with an overview of how Smashwords helps promote an author's ebook, and then provides 41 simple do-it-yourself marketing tips. The book is useful to all authors, even those who don't yet publish on Smashwords. Updated August 23, 2013.
Guida all’Ebook Marketing Smashwords
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Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: Italian. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Questa Guida gratuita vuole aiutare autori ed editori a promuovere e vendere i propri ebook su Smashwords ma anche su tutti gli altri negozi virtuali. La Guida, partendo da come Smashwords aiuta gli autori a promuovere l'ebook, dà 30 utilissimi suggerimenti per costruire autonomamente e gratuitamente un ottimo ebook marketing.
Where's the Money?
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.78 from 9 reviews)
Do you need a traditional publisher to make money writing fiction? No. But you do need a game plan. In this ebook, I share some tips that have worked well for an introvert like me who hates going out there and talking about my books. My hope is that this ebook can help other authors out. This was last edited on March 7, 2011.
How to Write a Book Proposal - Super Fast!
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Price: Free! Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
How would you like to GET PAID to write your book? All professional writers get paid to write their books. How? They sell their books with book proposals before they actually write their books.
Der Smashwords Formatierungs- Leitfaden
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Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 13,190. Language: German. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Der Smashwords Formatierungsleitfaden hat Tausenden von Autorinnen und Autoren geholfen, qualitativ hochstehende E-Books zu produzieren und zu veröffentlichen. Dieser kostenlose Leitfaden bietet einfach gehaltene Schritt-für-Schritt-Anweisungen, um ein E-Book zu erstellen, zu formatieren und zu veröffentlichen. Er ist eine für jeden Autor unabdingbare Lektüre.
Hot Topics in Book Writing
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: July 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Successful book authors who earn a lot of money selling their books online and offline share a common motto: "Hot topics equal big profits!" This is the premise of our free e-book, Hot Topics in Book Writing, a no-nonsense guide to help you research, develop and create your next hot book topic. Published by Brian Scott, founder of www.BookProposalWriting.com
Sample Book Proposal
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Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Download our sample book proposal and unleash the secret information of what makes a book proposal successful. This is a real book proposal that landed a book contract with a major book publisher. Published by Brian Scott of www.BookProposalWriting.com
How to Get a Literary Agent
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Price: Free! Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Our professional contributors give you the heads-up and thumbs-down approach to researching, finding, and getting a literary agent for your next possible bestseller. They'll tell you what to look for in a literary agent -- and what to watch out for. Published by Brian Scott, founder of www.BookProposalWriting.com
Novelizing the Ancient Indus Valley
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Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This e-Booklet contains six articles discussing various aspects involved in creating interesting fiction from historical and archaeological facts.
Sit Down and Write that Bestselling Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Release your hidden muse and write your own bestselling novel! Our free e-book, Sit Down and Write that Bestselling Novel provides a step-by-step blueprint for learning everything you need to know about writing your own novel. Others have done it - why not you!?! Published by Brian Scott, founder of www.BookProposalWriting.com
They Stole Your Book! Now What?
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Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What can you do if you discover that someone has stolen your book? What steps can you take to get the stolen book removed? I share what I did when I found three of my books stolen and put up for sale on Amazon. Topics also covered in this ebook are registering your copyright in the United States, book piracy, and using Smashwords.
My Book Isn't Selling! The Chargan Book of Marketing Ideas
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Price: Free! Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Linda Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
(4.00 from 1 review)
So you've published your book but it is not selling? The publishing world is highly competitive, and the advent of ebooks has changed the landscape further in 2010. How you do make your book stand out? This book contains practical ideas that you should pursue to start generating sales.
How to Win Writing Contests for Profit
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This free mini-book reveals tested ways to enter your short stories in contests world-wide, win cash prizes regularly and profitably, and improve your writing skills - while being paid! Dr John Yeoman, PhD Creative Writing, is the author of eight published books, a university lecturer in creative writing and has been - for forty years - a successful commercial writer.
Basic Fiction Formatting for Smashwords in OpenOffice
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Seven basic steps to walk you through formatting your fiction book for publication through Smashwords using OpenOffice, the free office suite software.
Keeping Your Soul Work Alive: A Meditation on Writing and Self-Publishing
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this brief essay, a veteran author, independent publisher, and writing coach muses about the challenges of honest self-expression -- and the even bigger challenges of getting one's expressions out into the world.
What You Should Know Before You Hire a Book Designer
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This free ebook can save you time and money by helping you clarify your goals before hiring a book designer. What you don't know now can cost you later!
The Backward Approach to Ebook Success
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Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Thinking of writing an ebook? Not sure how to go about it? This ebook contains important do’s and don’ts on marketing ebooks, pricing ebooks, and using social networks. It also provides useful sales and genre data, and demonstrates how using the personal knowledge and experiences described in this ebook will improve your foray into the world of self-publishing.
Guía de Smashwords para la Mercadotecnia de Libros
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Price: Free! Words: 18,980. Language: Spanish. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Este popular manual de mercadotecnia comparte consejos de primera mano que resultan fáciles de implementar para promover y comercializar libros en Smashwords y en las tiendas en línea más importantes. Comienza con un panorama sobre cómo Smashwords ayuda a los autores en la promoción de sus libros electrónicos y después provee 41 sencillos consejos de mercadotecnia.
Self-Publishing Wiz
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Price: Free! Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Jess is the founder of jessINK, an innovative publishing company that focuses on substance over marketing hype. In this eBook, Jess shares a selection of blog posts (from 2009-2012) which capture the true power and spirit of the 21st-century self-publishing revolution. * * * LENGTH: 10,000 Words * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott.
HOW TO BECOME A SELF PUBLISHED AUTHOR: PRODUCING YOUR MANUSCRIPT
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Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
“Getting my book published was one of the most exciting things I have ever done in my life”. That’s how authors describe the process of having their work published. With the advances in printing and technology in recent years, now anyone can be a published author, it’s fun, it's easy, and it's rewarding. This book will help authors start on the road to self publishing.