How to Set Up Your Book on Bowkerlink for Books in Print and the importance of metadata to make your book discoverable by search engines
How I’m Going To Book My Blog—And You Can Too. Creating a new book about self-publishing from a collection of 450 articles.
Mark It Up! PDF Annotation Software including free and commercial applications for Windows and Macintosh platforms.
6 Tips to Speed Up Production When You Self Publish a Book, and ways to not let your project get hung up before you can go to press
The Big Problem With Blogging Your Book is that blog posts make unreadable books, and pieces of books make unattractive blog articles. There is no quick fix for making a book from blog posts.
Avoiding the Deadly Scourge of Author’s Alterations which can slow down your book production and cause extra expense to your book publishing project. When you decide your manuscript is “final” make sure it is.
9 Book Design Tips that Authors Need to Know, including how to organize your manuscript and how to avoid unnecessary formatting work, tips on how to prepare your work for page layout.
One way self-publishers can increase their product line without having to write more books is by finding public domain books to reprint that are complementary to their topic and appeal to the same market.
Back when I started this blog I really didn’t know what information would prove to be most useful to today’s self-publishers, or what would be the most popular. A couple of months in, once I had paused long enough to figure out Google’s Analytics program and dig into the numbers a bit, I was pretty […]
There is one place in printed books where we look for all kinds of editorial, bibliographic, legal, promotional and production information: the copyright page. But among all this information, data, legal notices and marketing and contact information, there’s one piece of content on the copyright page that is obscure to most people who pick up […]