I'm not totally against bending rules myself, but here's a rule I disagree with... PRETENDING my book which isn't a new release... is a new release, by changing the release date in the back end of KDP. Now, I'm sure there were authors who had to update their book regularly (myself included on a keyword [...]
Hey again guys, welcome to yet another expert author interview! Today we have an author who to my mind, is probably the biggest name in the "Kindle self-publishing help" niche, with regard to finding said help on Amazon.com itself. If there is an angle in this industry you need education on, this guest has likely [...]
Here's a guitar playin', body buildin', Kindle crushin', excuse bustin' piece of work that any wise self publishing author should be looking to for advice and information... My Derek Doepker interview
If mindset is an issue for you, you should definitely be looking at this Stefan Pylarinos interview! Our 20 questions with Stefan cover Kindle becoming over-saturated, the easiest way to make money online, how Kindle research can make or break you, why Stefan's upper teeth got superglued to his lower lip and then some
The first of my author interviews on writing for Kindle & CreateSpace is with the secretive "Von Money". Von Money is one of the most entertaining writers in the "make money online" and "self-publishing" side of kindle in my honest opinion, but there are downsides to having a popular pseudonym like Von Money! Read on to find out what he says on the subject
Book not ranking for Amazon Kindle keywords? You might find out why here! Kindle keyword research is great, but get it wrong and it can be disastrous!
I'm not really a numbers type of guy to be honest, but I did find this Mark Coker (founder of Smashwords) slideshare presentation quite interesting. How Data-Driven Decisions *Might* Help Indie Ebook Authors Reach More Readers from Smashwords, Inc. The first interesting point for me, was how the length of your book effects your chances [...]
I've read quite a few books on self-publishing and (obviously) there is good and bad out there, here are the books that I personally recommend. Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success - Mark Coker