Is KDP Select for You?

KDP Select is a new option via Amazon that features a large annual fund dedicated to independent authors and publishers. For the month of July the fund is at $600,000. If an author chooses to make their book exclusive to the Kindle Store for at least 90 days, their book is eligible to be included in […]

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9 Best Practices in Book Formatting

Are you looking to do your book yourself – i.e. self publish? If so, here are a few tips that you should keep in mind as you are formatting your book for a more professional look: 1. Start your chapters on the right page of your book – this would be the odd numbered page side. […]

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Your Book – Make It Part of Your Legacy

Ben Franklin stated, “If you want to be remembered well after you pass away, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.” He obviously recognized the power of a written legacy! Do you? A Life to Remember For Mother’s Day my daughter gave my mother a little journal to complete. The journal consisted […]

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Target Your Book Cover

We all know that a well designed cover sells more books. But do you know what the nuances are that go into a great design? The first step, just as in any business, to be truly successful at marketing your book via a great cover is to know your target audience. Defining Your Book Cover’s Target Audience […]

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Too Busy to Write?

I just came back from the most amazing NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) meeting. It was the annual changing of the guard – the old board of directors going out and the new board coming in with a bunch of awards thrown in for good measure. I wasn’t prepared to be impressed. But […]

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Finding Your Perfect Book Topic

In an earlier post I talked about your book being your “ultimate” business card. Many of the people I network with love this idea but they have a really tough time coming up with a topic to write about. Several of them are in businesses that offer multiple products or services. Take for example my financial […]

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Turn Your Passion into Your Book!

I truly believe that everyone has at least one book in them. What book is in you? Author Your Passion Time and time again when I broach this idea of everyone having a book in them, people will say,”Oh no, I wouldn’t have a clue what to write about!” You may be one of those people. But […]

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Your Book – The Ultimate Business Card!

Are you tired of giving away hundreds of business cards and never getting a call? Why not use your book as your business card? A New Way to Market Yourself Sharing knowledge only you know in the form of a book that can be left behind is an amazing way to keep yourself top of mind with your […]

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