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Smashwords Style Guide
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Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 1 ยท Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(4.68 from 258 reviews)
The Smashwords Style Guide has helped thousands of authors produce and publish high-quality ebooks. This free guide offers simple step-by-step instructions to create, format and publish an ebook. It's required reading for any author who wants to distribute their book via Smashwords to major ebook retailers such as the Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo and Diesel. Revised December 10, 2013
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
(4.90 from 124 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.
The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success
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Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 41,550. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.78 from 67 reviews)
Learn the 30 best practices of the bestselling self-published ebook authors. This updated January 2014 edition of the The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success has already helped tens of thousands of self-published ebook authors publish more professionally. This ebook is a must-read for every writer, author, publisher and literary agent.
Savvy Book Marketing Secrets: 52 Experts Share Insider Tips for Selling More Books
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Price: Free! Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
In this information-packed ebook, you'll find a wealth of book marketing advice from some of the top experts in the field. These are a few of the topics covered: > Blog Ideas for Novelists > How to Sell to Libraries > Book Video Trailers > Maximize Sales on Amazon > Write a Media Release > Virtual Book Tours > Get Endorsements > Build Your Author Platform > Market Children's Books in Schools
How to Make an eBook with Sigil
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Creating a perfect eBook from a manuscript requires technical knowledge that many authors in the self-publishing community either do not have or do not have time to learn. By using the free program Sigil, you can quickly and easily convert your manuscript into an EPUB eBook that is ready to be uploaded to many of the eBook stores.
Write Good or Die
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Price: Free! Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Survival tips for 21st century writers, from best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson, M.J. Rose, Heather Graham, J.A. Konrath, Gayle Lynds, Alexandra Sokoloff, Jonathan Maberry, and more. How to develop your craft, improve your writing, get an agent, promote your work, embrace the digital age, and prepare yourself for the coming changes in the publishing industry. Edited by Scott Nicholson.
Secrets of Successful Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 52,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Writers speak about how to write, publish and promote your book in the age of digital publishing. Contains interviews with John Locke, Gordon Ferris, Stephen Carpenter, Dakota Banks, Linda Wisdom, Matthew Reilly, Loucinda McGary, David Lender, JR Rain, Jack Dann, Dale Brown, Stephanie McAfee, Andy Briggs, Kat Martin and many, many more.
Free Guide to Self-Publishing and Book Promotion: Inside Secrets from an Author Whose Self-Published Books Sold in Thousands
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Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wondering how to get published? Or how to self publish? Have an amazing book but no one’s reviewing it or hearing the buzz? Now award-winning author Valerie Estelle Frankel shares all her inside tips, from conferences to Facebook, Twitter to eBay, on how to make your book a success. Complete with an appendix of sample query, press release, sell sheet, flyer, and much more.
Creating Great Ebooks Using Jutoh
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Price: Free! Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Anthemion. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book tells you how to use Jutoh to create ebooks that work on the Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Nook, Kobo and other ebook devices and viewers. There are plenty of illustrations and lots of general advice about ebook creation and editing as well as details about using Jutoh.
Guía de Estilo de Smashwords
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Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 26,470. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
La Guía de estilo de Smashwords ha permitido que miles de autores publiquen libros electrónicos de gran calidad. Esta guía gratuita enseña, paso a paso, cómo crear, formatear y publicar un libro electrónico, y su lectura es imprescindible para distribuir vía Smashwords a las tiendas en línea más importantes, como la iBookstore de Apple, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo y Diesel.
Guida allo Stile Smashwords
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Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
La "Guida allo stile Smashwords" ha aiutato migliaia di autori ed editori a pubblicare ebook di alta qualità. Questa Guida gratuita offre semplici consigli passo-dopo-passo per creare, formattare e pubblicare un ebook. La Guida deve essere preventivamente letta da ogni autore che voglia distribuire la sua opera, attraverso Smashwords. Traduzione italiana a cura di Giuseppe Meligrana.
Be the Monkey - Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath
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Price: Free! Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » ebook readers
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Bestselling authors J.A. Konrath and Barry Eisler discuss ebooks, self-publishing, and the future of the industry, in this 25,000 word dialog.
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
Guide des Styles Smashwords
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Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 25,530. Language: French. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Le Guide des Styles Smashwords a permis à des milliers d'auteurs de produire et de publier des livres numériques de haute qualité. Ce guide vous explique, étape par étape, de manière simple et astucieuse, comment créer et formater un livre électronique. Pour tous les auteurs qui souhaitent que leurs livres soient distribués via Smashwords, par les principaux diffuseurs.
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