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Open Office: Through The Meatgrinder
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Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This (short) 4-chapter, 100% FREE e-book will quickly walk you through the e-book formatting process, saving time and money. Free template downloads shave hours off the formatting process and learning curve. Use practically any word processor worth its salt, (Macs too). This little e-book will walk you through the entire formatting process. Finish formatting by the end of chapter 2. 100% free!
Make Your Book Work Harder: How To Use Multiple Platforms To Make More Money
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Price: Free! Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Most authors chose one or two platforms to publish their books, but in doing so they're turning their back on a much larger audience. Learn how to publish on multiple platforms (including some that are little-known) as well as tips to maximize promotional time while increasing income.
Expert Blogging: How to Build A Blog for Readers
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You set the price! Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
Have you tried blogging to build your platform, author brand, or business, but can't seem to generate traffic? Have you struggled with how to build a blog that really attracts attention? Expert Blogging features 101 questions and feedback meant to inspire, guide, and channel your blogging vision, from leading prolific and well-known bloggers.
Steps to a Rocking Self-Publishing Career
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Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short guide is the result of conducting several interviews as part of The Rocking Self-Publishing Podcast. It shares some of the essential tips, strategies and lessons from the first ten episodes of the show. Whether you listen to the podcast or not, this guide should be packed with useful and actionable information you can use to 'rock' you indie career.
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.
Muse Camp: Get Inspired
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Price: Free! Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In this second Muse Camp anthology, twenty-one authors tell their stories about becoming published authors. From contest winners to those who submitted and were rejected multiple times, the authors in this anthology all had a unique road to publication. In addition to their "how I got publisehd" stories, authors share their information on marketing, promotion, and getting their books read.
Self Publishing Success
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Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book contains practical tips on how to successfully self-publish your books. It covers topics from generating ideas to how to execute your ideas effectively. It is written in a concise manner with actionable tips.
Free Kindle Publicity (How to make thousands every month)
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Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
In this book it may help you achieve high sales. Revealing some strategic techniques and listing ideas. Listing 50 free websites to achieve free publicity. Good Luck.
Why Most Indie Authors Fail To Make Money
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Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Independent authors write and upload books every day. Yet few have yet to sell any books. This book looks at the reasons why and what can be done to remedy the situation.
Free Simple Guide To publish eBook on kindle from Mac for Word
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Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A very simple practical guide from an author who just published 3 ebooks in last 3 weeks from Word for Mac.
Markdown for Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Markdown for Writers is a guide to using Markdown and MultiMarkdown in the creation of fiction and nonfiction manuscripts and the creation of ebooks.
Bestsellers 2.0 Historias de éxito en Amazon
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Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: Spanish. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
¿Qué ha cambiado en el mundo editorial para que un autor de las listas de best sellers del "The New York Times" decline un contrato de $500 000 USD? Todo ha cambiado. No hay un escritor autopublicado cuya obra haya llegado a ser un best seller; hay más de uno, hay decenas, más de cien, más de mil. Son escritores de muchas nacionalidades: australianos, ingleses, peruanos, españoles...
Secrets to a Great Author Biography
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(2.00 from 1 review)
Learn a few easy secrets to writing a great author biography that will entice potential readers to read your book/s.
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.
E-Book Formatting for Novelists: A step-by-step guide for the independent novelist or small press
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Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Desktop publishing
This intermediate-level guide for Microsoft Windows users is intended to help you format an ebook using free software tools. This book assumes you have a comfortable, working knowledge of Windows, that you know how to download and install software, create text files and perform operations like copy/paste, search/replace and so forth. Familiarity with Microsoft Word styles is highly recommended.
For Mom, HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY Love, An Excuse For Company
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Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Volume 7 of An Excuse For Company celebrates our wonderful mothers! Happy Mother's Day!
Start Typing That Book!
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Price: Free! Words: 16,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This is a short article on what pitfalls the author experienced when he published his first books online. It gives valuable advice to the prospective writer in what to do and how to deal with negative reviews which is part and parcel of any book. Do not publish without reading this book.
The Ebook Writer, One Author's Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A personal look back along the highs and lows along the road that led to seeing the dream of becoming an author a reality.
Compulsively Writing More Fiction 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Kate has compiled and reorganized useful blog posts she wrote in 2012. Kate writes her blog to promote her books and to journal her path through Self-publishing. Her experiences can help you to achieve your dream of publishing your book, whether you choose to self-publish, publish traditionally, or just write for your own enjoyment. Kate Policani is a homemaker and compulsive writer from Seattle.
A Quick Guide Through the Publishing Maze
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You set the price! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
You’ve finished your book and are ready to see it in print. Where do you start? Find an agent Major publishing house Vanity press University press Print on Demand Self Publish What do these mean? Author, Ann Summerville explains the different publishing options and walks you through the self publishing process.