Self-Publishing Stumbling Blocks (and 27 Tools to Get You Back on Your Feet)

self publishing stumbling blocks

Today, you don’t need to work with an agent or ebooks publishing house to get your book published. In 2011 alone, writers self-published 211,269 books according to Publishing Perspective, and this isn’t counting all of the free ebooks bloggers and marketers offer on their blogs. So if everybody’s doing it, why aren’t you? Self-publishing might … [Read more]

How to Make Your Free Ebook More Valuable

How to Make Your Free Ebook More Valuable

The problem with free ebooks is that everybody has one. Even when you create high-quality content that you could easily sell, it can be hard to entice readers to download it if they already have ten other recently downloaded ebooks just waiting to be read. So, while it’s important to write an ebook that people … [Read more]

18 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Writing eBooks

Ali Luke

Brilliant Bloggers is a bi-weekly series here at NMX where we look at the best posts from around the web all surrounding a specific topic. Every other week, we’ll feature three of the most brilliant bloggers out there, along with a huge list of more resources where you can learn about the topic. You can … [Read more]

Six Simple Ways to Market Your EBook – After the Launch

Ali-notebook-writing

Session: How to Write EBooks That Practically Sell Themselves Speaker: Ali Luke There’s tons of great advice out there about launching an eBook – and for good reason: you’ll get rapid sales in the first week or two. But unless your eBook is incredibly topical, there’s no reason why it shouldn’t keep on selling well, … [Read more]

13 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Kindle Publishing

jonathan fields

Brilliant Bloggers is a weekly series here at BlogWorld where we look at the best posts from around the web all surrounding a specific topic. Every week, we’ll feature three of the most brilliant bloggers out there, along with a huge list of more resources where you can learn about the topic. You can see … [Read more]

Authors: Where Your Blog Lives

books

It’s a huge consideration! Last time we discussed why aspiring authors need a blog in order to build a solid social platform  that will sell their books. Today let’s take a closer look at how to create your very own blog. There are 2 basic options: Hosted or Self-Hosted Hosted Blogs: PROs: Are easy to … [Read more]

Kobo’s New App Adds Social Functions

Kobo Pulse

E-book retailer Kobo announced a new feature to its app which adds a social functionality to the e-book reading experience. It’s called Kobo Pulse and it’s been integrated into the Kobo app to take your reading to a whole new level. With Kobo Pulse, you can see who’s reading the same book you are, share … [Read more]

Why Authors Need a Blog

books

You might be asking yourself: With all the research, outlining, book proposals, actual book writing, and then revisions, why on earth should I spend my precious time blogging? Because you want to sell your book. It’s been said that 7 out every 10 Americans want to publish a book. If this number includes you then … [Read more]

AmazonLocal Arrives on the Kindle

AmazonLocal-on-Kindle-yoga

Back in June (around the same time they dropped California Amazon affiliates) Amazon announced they were joining the Daily Deals arena with AmazonLocal. The service was initially launched for people in Boise, Idaho, but has since opened up to several more states, with more to come soon. Amazon announced they’re bringing their daily deals to … [Read more]