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The Author Blog Chain

I was contacted a few weeks back by a wonderful author, Christina Carson, who asked me if I’d like to participate in an Author Blog Chain.  I met Christina through her husband and another fantastic author, Bert Carson.  This is … Continue reading

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Free Kindle Book Downloads And More From Digital Book Today

If you’re an indie author who likes or wants to take advantage of free kindle book downloads, then you need to know about Digital Book Today.  This wonderful site is run by Anthony Wessel, and I have been deeply impressed … 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 – More Bad News If You Use Amazon Select

As many of you indie authors who read this blog know, I’ve become very ambivalent about Amazon’s KDP Select program.  It seemed a great thing at first, but then came algorithm changes in the spring of 2012, more changes through … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – 2012 In Review

2012 has been a whirlwind year for indie authors…changes galore, new bestsellers and more.  As we near the end of the year, I thought it would be fun to take a look back.  So here it is: indie authors – … Continue reading

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Indie Author Marketing – Get a Blog, Right? Wrong…

Did that title get your attention?  Let’s face it, indie author marketing is tough work (indie author marketing success even more so).  And so many indie authors will tell you that you need a blog for effective marketing.  Well, yes … Continue reading

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Indie Authors, John Locke and Book Reviews

How many of you indie authors have heard of John Locke, a fellow indie author, not the character on Lost? Probably a bunch of you.  He’s the guy who was the first to sell a million books on Amazon and … Continue reading

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Welcome Indie Author James Neal

I like to feature indie authors or those published by small presses because indie authors can use all the publicity they can get :).  This post features talented writer James Neal, whose latest book is Threads of Deceit.  Read on … Continue reading

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Welcome Indie Author Cendrine Marrouat

This week I am welcoming indie author Cendrine Marrouat to the blog.  Cendrine is more than an author – she is a blogger and social media guru and she’s written a book called The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 … Continue reading

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