8 Reasons Self-Publishing is Entering a Golden Age in which more people will publish books as print books, ebooks, and apps for ereaders and mobile platforms. Along with globalisation and reduction of risk, self-publishing will flourish.
Archives for August 2010
This Week in the Self-Publishing Blogs, August 22 – 28, 2010 with posts by Victoria Strauss, Tim Ferriss, J.A. Konrath, John Sundman and Rachelle Gardner on ebooks, self-publishing, Publishers Weekly and more.
Two Paths to Book Distribution Success for Self-Publishers. We don’t have to all do things the same way to get great results from our self-publishing efforts. Christy Pinheiro and John T. Reed demonstrate opposite approaches that both work.
Self-Publishers Start Here: Ebooks and Ebook Readers are becoming more and more important in the publishing industry, and this might be a good thing for self-publishers. It has helped level the playing field and allowed solo publishers to thrive.
This Week in the Self-Publishing Blogs, August 15 – 21, 2010 including posts by M Shatzkin, Cheryl Anne Garner, D Bonneville, Muriel Lede and Stephen J. Gertz on self-publishing and the future of the book, among others.
Making Print Choices. An early task in self-publishing is deciding on how your book will be printed and distributed. Links to articles are included in this round up of print processes and choices.
John T. Reed, Self-Publisher, speaking at the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association meeting on his unique approach to self-publishing and self-distribution.
This Week in the Self-Publishing Blogs, August 8 – 14, 2010 including articles by Norman Spinrad, Nathan Bransford, Ray Robinson, Richard MacManus and Michael N. Marcus on topics of interest to self-publishers.
Author Branding: The You That Is Everywhere looks into personal branding in the age of Web 2.0 and how authors can use branding to their advantage, including quotes from Tom Peters, Chris Brogan, Seth Godin and others.
Self-Publishers Start Here: Understanding Fonts & Typography, Book Design and layout including how to avoid mistakes that make your book look unprofessional, choosing typefaces and more.