Guest Author Interview with Alfred J. Garrotto

Al Garrotto is an example of a prolific writer who has experienced both traditional and self-publishing. His genres are as varied as his publishing experiences. What inspired you to write your first book? I had just changed careers in midlife when the writing bug bit me.

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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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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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New Publishing Opportunities from Random House

Exciting news for authors! Capitalizing on the ebook boom, Random House is announcing new digital-only imprints for a variety of genres.

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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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eBook Gift Cards Are Here

Giving an eBook as a gift for the holidays? Wouldn’t it be great if you could give someone a physical gift instead of just a coupon code or download of an eBook?

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