Forbidden print: a brief history of banned books [infographic]

Censorship: it's like a publicist's dream! Nothing makes me want to read a book more than when someone says I can't read it. Check out this infographic featuring some now classic books that were banned because of... well, you'll see the reasons.
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Holiday Book Sales Steps 4-6: Finding Your Readers

In our series highlighting 12 effective strategies to score holiday book sales, steps 4-6 include getting your book distributed and driving sales.
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Why Seth Godin self published

seth godin self publishedSeth Godin is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership, and most of all, changing everything. In 2012, Godin set the book publishing industry on its ear by launching a series of books via Kickstarter. The campaign reached its goal after three hours and ended up becoming the most successful book project ever done this way. His 2014 book, What To Do When It’s Your Turn, is already a bestseller. In an interview posted on IndieReader.com, marketing maverick Seth Godin declares that "Self-publishing is the responsibility of choosing oneself."
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It’s time to publish your love story – or the story you love

Whatever your passion, whatever your tale, it's time to publish your story and share it with the world. We profile self-published author Becky Ringler.

Famous writers’ insults [infographic]

You can tell a lot about a writer from the way he or she insults a fellow writer. Here are some of the most famous insults hurled at one writer by another. Infographic from AussieWriter.com.
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Formatting Your Manuscript for eBook Distribution

Between the writing and eBook distribution steps comes the conversion to ePub step, and properly formatting your manuscript ensures a smooth the conversion.
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How to choose the perfect book title

When writing a business book, or a book in any genre, your book title plays a big part in selling your work. Here are tips to help you choose your title wisely. If you’ve ever told your friends and family that you’re writing a book, I bet the first thing they asked you was, "What’s it about?" And then, "What’s it called?" So it’s no wonder that authors tend to get a bit fixated on their book title right from the beginning.

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