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- Poll: What Promotional Methods Work Best?
- Is Paying for Book Promotion Worth it?
- Turn and Turn About: Senan Gil Senan (Author of Beyond the Pale) Interviews Me
- Book Review: The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers (Paul Kennedy)
- ODF vs. OOXML: War of the Words
- Book Promotion: What Really Works?
- Is Twitter Worth it?
- The Book Promoter Wears No Clothes
- Egregious Nonsense Regarding eBook Standards
- The Lafayette Campaign - Sample Chapters
Monthly Archives: March 2014
I expect that the question I’m about to address is one that every self-published author has spent some tough moments grappling with at some point during their creative journey. If you haven’t already guessed what that question is, here’s a … Continue reading
The Species Seekers is based upon two main themes. The first is that the people that became obsessed (or sought their fortunes) by discovering new species were a remarkably strange and interesting lot, and Conniff substantiaties this contention amply through … Continue reading
One of the ongoing quandaries a self-published author faces is whether to dedicate part of her hard-earned cash to advertising. That’s a tough one, since advertising is rarely cheap, and may often fail to generate more in immediate profits than … Continue reading
Read this book from the beginning In 1980, Microsoft was a small software vendor that had built its business primarily on downsizing mainframe programming languages to a point where they could be used to program the desktop computers that were … Continue reading
This is the second chapter in a real-time eBook writing project I launched and explained last week. The following is one of a number of stage-setting chapters to follow. Comments, corrections and suggestions gratefully accepted. All Microsoft product names used … Continue reading
My last post – Why Johnny Can’t Format [a book] attracted enough attention (over 900 reads so far, plus many comments, tweets, and other social media pass-along) that I thought those that read it might want to learn more about … Continue reading