The Death of Book Promotion

The Death of Book Promotion

There are some interesting discussions that are happening right now. I’m going to massively paraphrase the situation as I understand it, without naming any of the main players involved.     The story goes like this: Some people are cheating by uploading large collections of recycled content and getting people to click through to...

How to set your book for presale on iBooks, Kindle and Smashwords (and why you should)

How to set your book for presale on iBooks, Kindle and Smashwords (and why you should)

Tonight I had a chance to sit down with Mark Coker of Smashwords, and he convinced me to put the books I’m working on for sale as preorders. Although I’ve heard Mark talk about preorders before, I wasn’t planning on using preorders as part of my marketing plan. This article is about what changed my The 3 secrets to book...

Best software for ebook conversion: Answers from an ebook expert

Best software for ebook conversion: Answers from an ebook expert

For a long time I’ve known I need to learn how to make and edit ebooks for kindle (.prc/mobi) and B&N (epub), but have been stuck by the steep learning curve. There are lots of different softwares to use, none of them seem to work well together, and converting word files into various ebook formats The 3 secrets to book marketing...