An easy book marketing hack to help you dominate Pinterest and rule the interwebz

An easy book marketing hack to help you dominate Pinterest and rule the interwebz

I’ve never really gotten into Pinterest. I’ve started a few times, but I just didn’t “get it.” But today on Facebook I saw a post by John Kremer about how one of his graphics had been repinned by 1,416,972 people and brings over 7,000 people to his website every month. That’s pretty damn amazing for The 3...

Wheel of emotions poster for writers

Wheel of emotions poster for writers

A while ago I shared one of these on Twitter and recommending printing it out and putting it near the desk; somebody asked “do you have a high-res version we can print?” I’m not sure who made the original, so I had it remade… You can share these smaller ones online or click the links The 3 secrets to book marketing...

An open letter to PayPal questioning the reason for its existence (please let me send my money to other people)

An open letter to PayPal questioning the reason for its existence (please let me send my money to other people)

I’ve used PayPal for about a decade, and since all my businesses are online, I figure I’ve paid about $20,000 in PayPal fees. Recently I opened a new account for my wife, linked to her bank account in Taiwan. It worked fine for a little while, then Taiwan decided it couldn’t let PayPal accounts be The 3 secrets to book...

Best free online graphics editors for making your own book cover designs

Best free online graphics editors for making your own book cover designs

So here’s an interesting problem: self-publishing is exploding globally. People want to publish quickly and cheaply. Formatting can be automated to some extent. But getting a high quality book cover is still really hard. There are some free or paid online tools to help you do it better. I put out my DIY Book Covers The 3 secrets to...