6 Things to Consider When Writing Promotional Copy for Your Book by Karl Bunker compares promotional copy for four different genres and explains the similarities and differences.
Archives for June 2014
Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #45 including M. Louisa Locke, Krizia MissK, and Belinda Williams
7 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Self-Publishing Company by Helen Sedwick explains how authors should vet self-publishing companies before signing any contracts.
Helen Sedwick Joins The Book Designer as a Contributing Writer
Who’s Your Distributor: Smashwords or Draft2Digital? by Jason Matthews compares the pros and cons of distributing books through Smashwords and Draft2Digital.
How Much Attention Should You Pay to Book Design? Interview with Jane Friedman in which we discuss how indie authors can get this crucial part of publishing right
Blogs for Self-Publishers, June 14 – 20, 2014 including K.S. Brooks, Helen Sedwick, Lindsay Buroker, Anne R. Allen, Mick Roonsey
How to Make Sure You’re Not Wasting Time on Social Media by Frances Caballo explains how self-published authors can measure their effectiveness on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and other social media using metrics tools.
e-Book Cover Design Awards, May 2014 including Damonza, Pintado, James Egan, and many more
Blogs for Self-Publishers, June 7 – 13, 2014 including K.S. Brooks, Nina Amir, Holly Brady, Frances Caballo, Dara Beevas and Amy Quale