Recently someone I highly respect in the publishing industry posted an article about how to strategically use Amazon Associates affiliate links in your Kindle books to drive more sales and get a little more kick-back from Amazon’s affiliate program. I had heard this was against […]
The news just started hitting the web... it looks like Amazon has discontinued its not-as-popular-as-Nook Kindle Touch and rumor has it all the E Ink readers are in danger of being discontinued as theFire 2 is released. The big question is, what does this mean for authors and Kindle formatting?
The publishing industry was just thrown another curve ball, and no, it’s not a hoax. (Click here to read the original article.) What’s interesting is how this article only lists “Stephen King” as an example author read on Kindle. 95% of eBooks read on Kindle […]
Welcome to the first “Book Buster” post. The place where I call out unethical or misleading promotions, activities and information in business practices and the publishing industry, so hopefully you won’t fall into “easy button” traps. I got this promotion for a webinar in my […]
My friend and fellow fighter-for-the-good-of-authors consultant in the Indie book world, Sue Collier (co-author of The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing, 5th Edition) recently wrote a great blog post about various “POD Publishing,” “self-publishing” and “vanity” companies vs. skipping the middle-man and working direct[...]
A good friend posted a link on my Facebook wall this morning. It was an announcement of a so-called “Indie Publishing Contest” run by a major vanity publisher. The deal is, the contest prize is a “publishing, distribution and marketing package” from said vanity publisher. So why am […]
August 5, 2010
I hope you have a brand new pack of highlighters handy, as you’re going to need them! This massive title filled with must-have information is one that will be underlined, highlighted, dog-eared and referenced many times over. Most authors I meet who “self-publish” should have […]