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Replay – How to Sell Books by the Truckload on Amazon

with Penny Sansevieri Amazon is a great place to sell books, but most publishers and authors don’t realize that Amazon has an internal sales machine that will actually help you market your book, for free, if you trigger it. It’s called their internal algorithm and, not that dissimilar from ranking on Google, once Amazon’s algorithm […]

Replay — Critical WordPress Security: Your Website is Under Attack And You Didn’t Even Know It…

Here’s the Do-It-Yourself Process to Protect Yourself with Rich Hamilton August 12, 2014 You’ve seen the news this week about the Russian syndicate that hacked over 420,000 websites and stole 1.2 billion email addresses and passwords. Was your website one of those hacked? Maybe… and you may not even know it! More »»»

Replay – The Author’s Guide to Choosing a Publishing Service

with Grael Norton Many folks have TONS of questions about publishing in general and about publishing services companies in particular. That’s why we’re holding a special online presentation of “The Author’s Guide to Choosing a Publishing Service.” Discover: The three methods of publishing, and how to decide which method is right for you Four misused […]

Publisher Forum
Publishers! Are You Ready for Even More Changes in Publishing?

Publishing has become more than a “print and distribute books” business. The ebook revolution has changed publishing. But it started earlier with software publishing, and publishers are taking on new forms of content and product distribution. We found a few things you might find interesting… What is a Publisher Now? Innovator or Traditionalist? More »»»

Author Forum
Is the NSA Spying On You? Does it Affect Your Writing?

Spying, Censorship, Great Ideas and Hemingway… we found a lot of interesting information this week of interest to writers. More »»»

Special Reports
Special Report: 101 Social Media Marketing Tips

We get lots of questions about social media… like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and blogs. And all the information can be so confusing! What can you do today to make the social media more effective in book marketing? Here’s a Special Report, 101 Social Media Marketing Tips. We had one of our social media experts […]

Special Report: The New Facebook, Timeline Required

You may know that Facebook has changed. Once known as Fan Pages, now your Business Page must adopt the new Timeline format. Excited? Maybe, maybe not. You, like me, would probably rather not deal with the change. But Facebook is giving you no choice. You must change to Timeline. But what does that mean? We […]