Monthly Archives: March 2013

Facebook For Authors – Changes To The Facebook Cover Image

In this Facebook For Authors post – just when you think you have Facebook figured out, they go and change things!  For someone like myself, who creates videos and teaches others how to use Facebook, this can be frustrating :).  … Continue reading

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Indie Author Marketing – How To Use Amazon Listmania

We all know we need to use Amazon to sell books, and a great tool that you can use is Amazon Listmania.  Amazon Listmania is a list that you create that lets others know about products you find interesting.  What … Continue reading

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The Best Of Film Noir – The Asphalt Jungle

This week in The Best of Film Noir we’re taking a look at The Asphalt Jungle, a wonderful 1950 film directed by the great John Huston.  Based on a novel by the same name, The Asphalt Jungle is a great … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Do You Have, Or Need, Klout?

So, how many of you indie authors have heard of Klout?  Are you scratching your head, saying what, another social media platform I need to use?  Maybe…maybe not.  Let’s dive in and examine Klout and how important it is for … Continue reading

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Is Amazon Becoming Irrelevant?

This is just a quick post.  I just read an interesting article about Amazon, and since the big ‘Zon is always on the indie author mind, I thought it was worth sharing.  Basically, the article discusses Amazon’s fee hikes for … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Free Day with Amazon KDP Select

My regular blog readers know that I’ve written a bit about Amazon’s KDP Select program, and that I’m hesitant about its effectiveness in selling books (at least for most authors).  As I’ve reached out to others to see what they’re … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Selling Books Is All About This

Okay, this post is admittedly a bit of a rant :).  I recently read a post about free books and Amazon.  Yeah, it’s the big issue right now.  But what struck me was one of the comments.  It said something … Continue reading

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