It’s Official. Authors are History!

Tweet Now, you can write a book by simply clicking through a series of questions on Kindle Author and poof – an ebook!  Think of it as Build-a-Bear for ebooks. Is this the future of those of us who write? Egads! You can read about it in this Smashwords Newsletter.

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Release Your Next Ebook as a Preorder

Tweet Before you hit that “publish” button on your next ebook, consider the advantages of preorder. The obvious benefit is time to do advance marketing. You can begin building an audience by revealing one chapter at a time on your Facebook page or on your website. Tweet an interesting line or plot hint.  During the […]

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Kindle Book Review Really Works

Back in July, I did a post about a new service offered by Kindle Book Review. They were offering a free professional review to indie authors to help boost their sales and put them on a more level field with authors who are traditionally published.

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Want Your Kindle Book Reviewed for Free?

If you haven’t heard, Kindle is offering a new book review service.

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Smashwords Ebook Promotion – Act Quickly!

It’s that time again when authors can offer their ebooks at a discount or even free during the week of March 2-8th.

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Why Do I Want My Novel Available in E-book Format?

You may be an author who dreams of seeing your book on the shelf at your local bookstore. That’s all well and good, but if your goal is to sell more books, read on.

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Sony Reader Store Closes

Smashwords announced today that Sony, one of the pioneers of the ebook market is closing its U.S. and Canada store effective March 20th. If your books are listed with Sony, they will simply disappear after that date.

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Do Indie Ebook Authors Earn More Than Traditionally Published Authors?

According to a recent Smashwords study, the answer is yes. Indie Ebook authors earn 3 to 5 times higher royalty percentages.

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Amazon Dominates Ebook Best-Seller Charts

This week, Amazon has two titles in the top ten and three in the top twelve. Also, self-published author, J. Lynn’s Wait for You is number three. Woohoo! Let’s hear it for indie authors.

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How to Autograph Your Ebook

Now, thanks to a service provided by Authorgraph, readers can request an autograph for their copy of your ebook.

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