Book designers use various typographic designs to solve the dilemma of making good-looking pages with text breaks. Here are 8 Solutions that use typographic ornaments, pictographs, bullets and regular type characters, each of which gives a different color to the page.
Archives for June 2010
Storyist Software Offers Easy ePub to Self-Publishers who can do a minimal amount of formatting. This opens up an almost instant ability to publish iBooks. The ePub files generated by Storyist are the ones needed for submission to iBookstore and for use on many eReaders.
Article Marketing is a great way for authors to find more readers in their niche, to gather community around their works, and to sell more books. In Part 3 of this series, we look at 10 sources for content that can be re-puposed for use in article marketing efforts.
Great links for writers and self-publishers June 20-26, 2010 including articles from Henry Baum, Mike Cane, Matt Cheuvront, Piotr Kowalczyk and Penny Sansevieri on topics of interest to authors and publishers.
Shipping, in Seth Godin’s work, is taking a chance by actually putting something unique, something of yourself “out the door.” This is what we do in self-publishing. And the more true it is, the more risky it seems, and the more resistance we have to overcome to “ship” the book.
Lee Foster has moved some of his photography travel books to the Apple App Store through developer Sutro Media. Lee describes his recent sales and talks about the future of a business where iPhones and iPads are selling many millions of units, expanding the platform daily.
The E-Book in 2020 may look very different than it does now. Like television, ebooks may become vastly more capable and more convenient in the future. A variety of interactive and connective functions may be added to the reading experience, transforming it.
How Self-Publishers Can Sell More Books with Article Marketing. In part 2 we look in detail at the submission process. Each field in the Ezinearticles.com submission form is examined, and the resource box is explained.
Understanding Book Discounts is essential for self-publishers. The old model of distribution may be on its last legs, we’re still using it to set our discounts. New models of distribution brought about by technology and economics will be coming into play soon.
Self-Publishers can use article marketing to attract more people to their websites or blogs and market their books to a wider audience. By using their knowledge of long-tail keywords relating to their book and their subject, articles can spread their brand throughout the web.