Burning Self-Publishing Questions About Kindle - Answered!

Posted On: 2013-10-16
By: James J. Jones

Self-Publishing on Kindle is lucrative but for anyone that has never published a book before it can seem like a daunting challenge. Amazon has lots of rules and requirements but by paying attention to detail and adhering to the rules you can publish a book successfully.

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5 Reasons Most Self-Published Books Fail

Posted On: 2013-10-09
By: Mercedes Tabano

Have you heard of a woman named Amanda Hocking before? she became a millionaire by selling .99 cent eBooks on Amazon Kindle. With this level of success possible, why do so many self-published books fail? There are many reasons, but these are the five of the biggest pitfalls...

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Free Source For Stock Images

Posted On: 2013-10-02
By: James J. Jones and Ashley Zee

The use of high-quality and relevant images can be one of the “make-or-break” factors that determines whether a self-published book will be successful or not. Here’s a free image source for you. #putdownyouriphone #noselfies #useGOODpictures

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Using Your eBook to Sell a Physical Product on Amazon

Posted On: 2013-09-25
By: Ashley Zee

Selling eBooks on Amazon is obviously a fantastic idea. It's lucrative, it's a growing market, and in the grand scheme of business models it's not terribly time consuming. Having said that, there's another non-eBook side to Amazon: the selling of physical products. Combine these two aspects and watch the money pile up.

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4 Sites For Affordable Custom Illustrations

Posted On: 2013-09-18
By: Mercedes Tabano

Assuming you're on a budget and can't afford thousands of dollars for a professional illustrator, here are some ideas to find illustrations for your books at a fraction of the cost.

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Kindle Matchbook Questions and Answers

Posted On: 2013-09-12
By: James J. Jones and Ashley Zee

There are many mysteries that surround Kindle's recently announced Matchbook program. In this interview, Ashley Zee asks James J. Jones some questions that people are asking about Kindle Matchbook.

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Romance Genres

Posted On: 2013-09-04
By: James J. Jones and Ashley Zee

Stop guffawing and dismissing this genre as "cheesy" and not worth publishing in - this is a mistake. Think of some of the top selling eBooks of all time. Does 50 Shades of Grey ring a bell? It was the first book to sell one million copies on Amazon's Kindle. And it falls squarely in the romance genre.

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Kindle Matchbook

Posted On: 2013-09-04

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Not So Fast! Use This Tool Before Working On Your Next eBook

Posted On: 2013-08-28
By: James J. Jones

If you spend just a little bit of time researching upfront -- before you get started with writing and publishing -- you can save yourself a ton of time if that book turns out to be in a dead or dying niche.

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Using Tall Tweets to Advertise Your eBook

Posted On: 2013-08-21
By: Ashley Zee

Twitter can be one of the worst "time-suckers" if you don't handle it properly. It is too easy to get sucked into the Twitter vortex and jump from one asinine tweet to the next (or rarely one profound tweet to another) and lose precious time. Twitter is 99% chatter, 1% action. Flip those percentages to sell your books.

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