Publishize! by Susan Daffron explores print on demand distribution and online marketing for self-publishers. It’s strong in teaching self-publishers how to market their books online.
When Is a Book Review Not a Book Review? Sometimes you have to ignore the design of a book, sometimes the content. The trick is knowing when, because you can’t expect business books to always be beautifully designed.
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.
Yesterday I wrote about using 48HrBooks for advance print runs. Some clients prefer printing their advance copies at other vendors, like Lulu.com. But the article also brought up some questions about why self-publishers need these advance print runs at all: What are they good for? Once the book is ready, shouldn’t I just go to […]
I wonder if we’re getting over our recent taste for gift cards. From the look of the racks crowded around the cash registers at the local Safeway, I would say they’re still popular. Sometimes, instead of these cards being a gift, they seem to be become an obligation, an errand, or a chore. I should […]