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How Authors Should Use Facebook

Facebook for Authors - why it is an essential tool

Authors are becoming more aware that they need to be using social media. Hearing tales of other authors missing out on publishing deals because the publishing house wanted them to have a loyal following not to mention hearing of writers

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How To Self Publish Your Book

how to self publish and print your book

You’re writing a book. You have decided to self publish it, perhaps because you view it as a possible path to traditional publishing or perhaps because you are committed to staying as a self published author. You are going to

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To Publish or To Self Publish – That Is The Question

Advantages and Disadvantages of Publishing and Self publishing

If you are a writer, it is probably your dream to secure a publishing deal but while you are waiting for the right publisher and you feel your book is as good as it possibly can be, maybe self publishing

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10 Tips – How to Fund A Self-Published Book

How to fund your self published book

Self publishing isn’t cheap, even if you are just planning to publish an ebook on Amazon. Apart from the hours (unpaid for now) that you put into writing the book, you are going to have to find funds for the

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How To Sell Your Self Published Book

how to sell your self published book

Selling your self published book seems to be full of double edged swords,  ’which comes first, the chicken or the egg’, and various ironies. However, it is a myth that self published books are only sold as ebooks or from

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How To Get Press Coverage For Your Book

How to get press coverage for your book

As a self published author, I’m very conscious that getting the word out there about my book is all down to me. I am solely responsible for getting media mentions and press coverage for my own book and unless you

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Why Self Publishing Authors Should Use Social Media

Why self publishers should use social media

It’s the turn of “S” in the #AtoZChallenge.  As many of you may know, I went on a self publishing adventure last year and included some of my learning experiences in this post: Tips for Self Publishing Your Book. One

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6 Tips – How Authors Should Use Pinterest

Pinterest isn’t just about pretty images for wedding planners and party organisers.  Pinterest is about creating images that are beautiful, striking, attractive and images that lead to interesting content (although they also have to be visually attractive). Hence, Pinterest is

Posted in Blogs, Marketing, Pinterest, Self Publishing

Tips for Self Publishing Your Book

Having recently self published my first book, I am not going to claim I’m an expert in self publishing but I’m delighted to share my experience and hope you will find it useful in your own self publishing journey. In

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6 Reasons Why Writers Should Blog

Believe it or not, blogging has so many advantages for writing far beyond honing your writing skills. I always had the wish to write a book at the back of my mind. However, the book that I have self published

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