• AudioBooks are Growing: Listen Up!

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    Audiobook sales are on the rise, which means indie or self-published authors need to pay attention. Goodereader reports that audiobooks are the fastest growing digital segment of book publishing in 2017. 26% of the US population has listened to an audiobook in the last year, creating a $2.5 billion market. PW reports that audiobook sales ...

  • Christmas, Self-Publishing & Self-Editing: Book Reviews and Software Review

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    Book reviews and a software review. Are you books ready for the Christmas shopping season? Do you need information on self-publishing options? Or do you need to improve your self-editing skills? Today, I'll review a couple books and a software program. BOOK REVIEW: 50 Ways to Sell a Sleigh-Load of Books: Proven Marketing Strategies to Sell More ...

  • Book Distribution 2018

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    Book Distribution 2018 Book distribution, where your books are connecting with people, is a crucial decision for selling books. If a reader hears about your book and they try to buy it in their favorite format from their favorite store/vendor, it must be available. That means you should know where your customer shops. Children's librarians use ...

  • Big Ideas: Why a Children’s BOOK?

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    Big ideas: Why a children's BOOK? In this post, I'm emphasizing the question of why create a BOOK? When you have an idea about something you want to tell children, you have many options for communicating that information or story. You could create a video, have a conversation with your grandchild, write a magazine piece, write an ...