Indie Publishing in 2016: Make it Good

Indie Publishing in 2016: Make it Good

Indie Publishing in 2016: Make it Good

By now we all know that ebooks are not a passing fad, and that they haven’t killed traditional publishing. In fact, the NY publishing world accepted them as much as anyone, although the pricing structure is way different. (Some say that the way trad pub books are priced as ebooks MAY kill them. but we will see). Since about 2010, I have been paying attention to how things are going along. I have learned a few things too. Here’s what I have learned about publishing: Discoverability is hard-as hard as it has always been-harder than ever. Traditional publishing is still

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Caper Mystery Books by Kim Smith

Caper Mystery Books by Kim Smith

Shannon Wallace Mystery Series DISK OF DEATH – In South Lake, Mississippi a killer is looking for something that could incriminate him. But he takes items from the scene of his latest murder; including a disk that belongs to Shannon Wallace with very personal information on it. Shannon Wallace is the murdered man’s girlfriend and secretary. She’s the most naive, inexperienced, and sweet young woman that Fine, Fine, Fine Furnishings has ever employed. But when Rick Fine’s murder sends her off on a whirlwind journey to find her property, she sets off a series of events too hilarious to forget.

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​Promo Tour for Rescue Flight & Operation Firestorm by Carl A. Sparks

Title: Rescue Flight Author: Carl A. Sparks Genre: Adult, Suspense Thriller Published: April 5, 2013 A GRIPPING STORY OF DESPERATION AND INTRIGUE Carley Downs has been mistakenly abducted by the Guatemalan drug cartel. Not realizing they have the first daughter to the United States in their possession, the cartel contemplates the fate of Carley and her friends. Matthew McWain, former U.S. Marine Corps Force Recon, a highly decorated pilot and expert on “snatch and grab” operations, has been requested to conduct a rescue operation to fly Carley out of Guatemala. Matthew quickly discovers time is running out before the cartel

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Email newsletters and the “list”

Email newsletters and the “list”

Email Newsletters aka The List and what they can do for writers Everyone is talking about email newsletters and how they can, and oftentimes do, increase your reach as a writer. Most gurus in marketing will talk on and on about your email “list” and how you should have one and what you should be doing to make it even bigger. But sometimes we forget that there are people out there just getting their feet wet. They have no idea WHAT an email list is…or what good it can be to them. I admit, I am not a good email

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Top 3 reasons readers quit your blog

Top 3 reasons readers quit your blog

What do you think is the top three reasons that readers quit reading your blog or blog post? What are the top three reasons you stop reading? The same reason applies to everyone who surfs blogs. Check out this post and see if my reasons are your reasons. I will start first with the most interesting reason I found. People will quit reading your post if: THERE ARE NO IMAGES IN THE POST How is that for interesting? I try to include at least one in the post and a featured image for the post.  TOP 3 REASONS READERS QUIT

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