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nina-amir's picture
Oct.29.2013
The number of self-published titles in 2012 went up 59 percent over 2011 and 422 percent over 2007, according to U.S. ISBN data provided by ProQuest, an affiliate of Bowker. In fact, the number of self-published titles in 2012 jumped to more than 391,000. E-books continue to gain ground on print...
hank-quense's picture
Oct.28.2013
For most of this year, I have been working on a series of books to assist new and potential authors understand the processes involved with self-publishing and marketing a book.  There are a total of four books in the Self-publishing Guides series and right now I’m almost done with...
hank-quense's picture
Oct.22.2013
Book Overview:  Publishing a book is only part of work.  The marketing work also has to be done.  That's the part most authors don’t understand or like.  This book can help.If you published a book or plan to publish a book and if you don't understand the need for...
christopher-meeks's picture
Oct.12.2013
For all the positive talk in the media about eBooks, eBooks are only 20% of books sold, according to a USA Today article this year. That still represents a lot of books: 457 million eBooks sold last year, compared to 557 million hardcover books and a sea of paperbacks. Still, there’s a huge...
hank-quense's picture
Sep.27.2013
Book Marketing 101 is a free ebook that discusses the basic steps in constructing a marketing plan for your book. Based on a lecture I put together at the request of a writing group, it describes the consequences of publishing a book.  Yeah, that's right.  There are consequences. You can...
david-henry-sterry's picture
Sep.24.2013
The Book Doctors Interview Virginia Pye, First Time Novelist, on Writing, Writers Conferences, and How to Get Your Book Published     http://www.thebookdoctors.com/the-book-doctors-interview-virginia-pye-first-time-novelist-on-writing-writers-conferences-and-how-to-get-your-book-...
hank-quense's picture
Sep.16.2013
Author Hank Quense has released Marketing Plans for Self-published Books, the second title in his Self-publishing Guides.  The Marketing Plan book is available on all major ebook seller sites including Smashwords and Kindle now and it will be on Istores, B & N, Sony and...
hank-quense's picture
Sep.02.2013
I'm holding a chat on self-publishing and book marketing on Goodreads.  The chat will last from 9/1/13 to 9/15/13.  Stop by and join in or just lurk. If you have questions or concerns on these topics (and what writer doesn't) post a message.  If I can't answer it, perhaps someone...
libby-fischer-hellmann's picture
Aug.15.2013
My latest book, Havana Lost, goes live on Amazon this Friday. And I can’t help comparing what it used to be like launching a book with my traditional publishing head on to what it’s like releasing a self-published novel.    The traditional publishing book launch experience As a...
steven-belanger's picture
Aug.10.2013
More ideas that didn't find a way into their own blog entry:   --In a country of Freedom of Speech, Rolling Stone had the right to put the Marathon Bomber on its cover.  Stores like Walgreen's and CVS have the right not to sell it.  And the consumer has the right not to buy it....