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Archives for April 2015
Social Media Dashboards for Authors: Free Apps May Not Be Your Best Option by Frances Caballo reviews various social media dashboards that you can use to schedule your posts throughout the day.
I thought I had written the definitive post on the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) in 2009. Or was it the one I followed up with early in 2010? If neither of those, it must have been the one later in 2010. Hey, I even published an ebook about ISBNs. And the questions keep coming. […]
Welcome to this issue of the Carnival of the Indies blog carnival. This issue is for April, 2015. We welcome your submissions on topics related to writing, self-publishing, book design or marketing books. A collection of outstanding articles recently posted to blogs, your reading here will be richly rewarded. See the end of this post […]
How to Spot a Rights Grab by Helen Sedwick gives examples of danger words hidden in contracts and explains how writers can spot rights grabs to protect the rights to their work.
The 3+ Hats Every Indie Author Must Wear by Nina Amir explains why writers who want to be indie publishers need at least one or two more hats, such as a Business Hat or a Project Manager’s Hat in addition to wearing a Writing Hat.
Book Design: Formatting Poetry Gets A Lot Easier with the Poetics book template from bookdesigntemplates.com
Blogs for Self-Publishers, April 11 – 17, 2015 including Jason Matthews, Shari Stauch, Penny Sansevieri, Robin Houghton, Dara Beevas and Amy Quale
15 Essential Time-saving Tools for Busy Writers by Bryan Collins lists 15 writing tools that will save you time and help you become a more productive writer.
How to Use an Anthology as a Powerful Marketing Tool by Jason Kong explains how authors can stand out in a crowd by using anthologies as a vehicle for discoverability.