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public libraries

Public Libraries: An Asset For Independent Authors

As an indie author, libraries are a powerful asset for getting your book into the hands of readers and reaching an audience through presentations, community contacts, reviewers, and reference librarian recommendations.
author-published books IBPA Lee Wind

Author-published Books — A Conversation With IBPA’s Lee Wind

The BookBaby Spotlight podcast recently hosted Lee Wind, a "lighthouse of stories that center on marginalized kids and teens and celebrate their power to change the world" and the Director of Marketing and Programming for the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA).
book editing

The Importance Of Editing For The Self-published Author

Frank Moriarty's latest book takes you on a guided tour of Jimi Hendrix’s recorded output and injects history and context to your listening experience. In this video, Frank speaks about the importance of editing, especially for self-published authors.
eBook distribution

eBook Distribution: My Self-Publishing Experience, Part 8

In the eighth entry in my series about self-publishing, we'll look at the ins and outs of eBook distribution, the best pricing strategies for your eBook, and whether or not you should choose Kindle Select.
audible audiobook deal

How I Landed An Audiobook Deal: My Self-Publishing Experience Part 7

This is the seventh entry in a series in which I detail the experience of self-publishing my book. The goal is to offer tips and strategies so you can learn from my successes and mistakes. This week: how unforeseen success can change your plans!
Wattpad

Is Wattpad Right For You?

While Wattpad’s online platform and new publishing division isn't right for every author, both mark interesting developments in the publishing world, and it’s worth taking notice.
sell on Amazon

Your Book Needs To Be On Amazon, but…

Excerpted from our guide, "How To Publish On Amazon," get a glimpse into why Amazon is the most important (but not the only) retailer you need to focus on.

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