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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.
I'm a Writer! (so where's the money?)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
So you’re a writer, huh? Says who? Oh, you do? Then how come your ebook is not flying off the shelves as you expected? What went wrong? You’re a writer, so where’s the money? Discover where you may be going wrong, learn how to improve your sales figures, and take steps to get your name known in the cutthroat world of indie publishing. Have you got what it takes? Are you REALLY a writer?
Smashwords Style Guide
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Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 1 ยท Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(4.68 from 275 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 Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, Oyster & Kobo. Revised September 24, 2014.
The Road to Self-Publishing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A self-published guide to self-publishing. New version includes how to get your ebook onto Smashwords , Kindle, and Nook, including detailed instructions on creating table of contents and covers. Now updated to include Createspace paperback instructions.
Secrets of Successful Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 52,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.67 from 3 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.
Amazon Categories Create Best Sellers: But That’s Not All They Do
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This is the most comprehensive help you'll find in using the simple techniques offered through Amazon's category choices, leading to your book becoming a category bestseller. The book is so much more (as are categories). It includes background Amazon strategies and controversy affecting authors while attempting to understand and utilize it on many levels. All through the eyes of a fellow author.
An Open Office Guide To Publishing On Smashwords
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A tested guide to Publishing your ebook on Smashwords using Open Office! Includes a review and tips on each step of the Smashwords Style Guide.
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
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
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!
E-book Formatting & Publishing on Smashwords
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A brief guide packed with illustrations to formatting and publishing your book on Smashwords. The formatting begins with the basic document in Microsoft Word. Follows this guide and your title will look as it should do in e-readers.
Yes You Can: Create Your Own E-book
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What I’m offering up is a simplified guide to actually getting your book finished and looking like the real e-book that you dream of and can be proud of. I'm not an expert, just an enthusiastic amateur.
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.
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
(4.25 from 4 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.
Release The Author In You...
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
At some point in our lives, everyone has wanted to write a book, to tell the world your story. There is something empowering about the fact that you can write down your thoughts and present them to the world, sending a statement that “This is Me, Don’t Judge Me....Love Me!” Join me as we explore the ins and outs of writing your very own eBook...
How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks - All for Free
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Everything for self-publishing. Save time, money, energy and sell ebooks. Like ten books in one, the only source for what you need to succeed. Updated for 2014.
Yellow
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Here comes that yellow feeling.
Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Welcome to Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice. In this guide you'll learn the ten steps it takes to get your book into the Smashwords Premium Distribution Program every time. This book is specifically designed for those of you who prefer to use the free word processing program known as OpenOffice.
First Mistakes - A Guide For Smashwords Fiction Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
One of the most important, and also one of the most overlooked components of a story writer's work is the very first sentence. This simple writers' guide uses real examples from Smashwords to examine what makes a good opening line, and the common mistakes writers make.
How NOT to Write a Novel: First-book errors to avoid
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Successful author Gene Grossman admits to having made almost every mistake possible during his writing career, and with this book, tries to help new novelists from following in his footsteps when trying to write their first book. He discusses the benefits that new technology offers, and his 20 chapters contain much valuable information,plus writing/publishing/distribution tips.