Kindle Countdown Deals allows publishers (authors) to run limited-time promotions which earn more royalties, boost “paid” rankings and garners more readers.
As a self-publishing author, we live for reviews of our work — good or bad. Reviews are meant to be an overall evaluation of the entire book: the formatting, content, offers, delivery. At times, we get reviews based on initial first reactions, and it is these reviews, especially the scathing, hurtful ones, that the author needs to learn to deal with.
Proofing your formatted ebook before publishing is crucial. As a self-publisher, you are responsible for the final approval of your product, even if you hire a professional to format your ebook. Never, ever assume it is correct. Believe it or not, mistakes do happen. As a professional designer, I have received manuscripts with chapters out […]
Q&A on What format to use for your ebook as well as the file size and dimensions as well as other good sources on formatting images for your ebook.
ENABLING. Boiled down to it’s most simplest definition it basically means helping too much. Self-publishing is a business and most writers will never look at it that way. But the few that treat it professionally, this type of automation is just wrong. You’ll get poor results and, in my case, competition offered in x-ray enabled […]