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Tips on Self-Publishing

How to Build Your Email Mailing List

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Lori Culwell

So, here’s the deal.  BEA is finished, I’m slowly getting through my mountain of follow-up work, and I can hear one question ringing in my head that I kept being asked over and over again by authors during my BEA presentations.

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Marketing Ideas: Gift Bags

Monday, December 17th, 2012

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Last month we went to the Romance Writers of America Conference. Did you know that romance readers read about 2.5 book on average per week? We also came across some cute book swag.

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Things You Need to Know About ISBN Numbers

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Photo courtesy of VanherdeHaag

Did you know that having an ISBN number ups your rank in Google? Or that there is no such thing as an eISBN? A lot of the authors we work with ask whether they need an ISBN? We had a chance to speak to Laura Dawson of Bowker, the company that distributes ISBNs, to get […]

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Book Covers: Tips of the Trade

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

It is no secret that in the publishing world books are judged by their covers. A book cover (and the title that comes with it) are the first impression a person has of a book, whether they pick it up in the store or are browsing the digital store on Amazon. I always recommend to […]

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How to do a virtual writing group with Skype, Google Hangout, or FaceTime

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Skype writing group

Everyone once in awhile I join the Twitter chat #writestuff to exchange writing ideas and tips. The chat, hosted by teacher-writer Andrea Cumbo (@andilit), happens every Tuesday night. In a recent chat I mentioned how virtual writing groups are a good way to stay motivated.  I got a lot of questions and decided to chronicle […]

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