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Import emails to Aweber

Import Emails to Aweber

Send to Kindle Import emails to Aweber (or MailChimp or whatever you’re using as your email marketing software) is a very easy process as you can see from this video (I walk you through the process step by step in less than three minutes). Import Emails to Aweber Video Tutorial Try AWeber’s Autoresponders for Free How to Import […]

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Customized Amazon Gift Cards

Customized Amazon Gift Cards

Customized Amazon Gift Cards are a great way to send out gift cards to winners of your author giveaways or to send out review copies. Note: Although this a whole different subject matter, I want to mention, that I don’t recommend sending out an Amazon Gift Card to possible reviewers since there is […]

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Book cover designers

Book Cover Designers

I’m getting to the stage of my WIP where I’m starting to think about the cover which then leads me to start thinking about book cover designers. This blog post isn’t going to be about the importance of the book cover. You know, how a book cover can have an impact on how […]

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ISBN Number Example

The End of the CreateSpace Custom ISBN

CreateSpace Custom ISBN CreateSpace Custom ISBN option is no longer available. In 2014, I posted a step-by-step video tutorial (in real time as I prepared to publish the paperback version of my novel, She’s Gone) on how to publish a paperback using CreateSpace. A quick background: if you want to publish a print/paper […]

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Author Earnings Dashboard

Author Earnings Dashboard Review

Author Earnings Dashboard Review Below is my Author Earnings Dashboard Review. Autor Earnings Dashboard is an Excel-powered software that allows you to import your Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) reports to generate easy to read reports. The Amazon KDP Reporting Deficiency On the 15th of the month, Amazon KDP generates a report called the […]

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Embed Amazon Book Previews

Embed Amazon Book Previews Into Your Website

How to Embed Amazon Book Previews into your website. Amazon has included a new feature that allows to embed Amazon book preview for your book right into your website. And all you need to do is copy and paste the code that Amazon generates for you. Here is what I’m talking about (this […]

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Create a Book Marketing Plan

Having a book marketing plan is a key, but seldom discussed component for success as an author. This is a video recording of a great webinar on how to create a book marketing plan to sell books put on by CreateSpace  and hosted by Brian Jud. There is a lot of advice online on book marketing and how […]

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Facebook Advertising Banner Size

As I’m learning more about Facebook advertising for fiction authors I’ll share what I discover under the new tag: Facebook Advertising Tips for Authors. What size should my Facebook ad image be? This was a question that stumped me, and I’m not alone, questions about Facebook advertising banner size popup all  the time […]

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How to Setup a Giveaway with Rafflecopter

I’m setting up an audiobook giveaway using Rafflecopter. I teamed with four other thriller authors for the giveaway which runs from January 22-26th. In the video above I’ll walk you through behind the scenes in setting up a multi-author giveaway using Rafflecopter. You can checkout my giveaway here:   Send to Kindle

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Audiobook Production with ACX Case Study (Part Seven)

As I’ve been walking you through the audiobook production process with ACX we get to the final step: ACX validation. The validation process took longer than expected. We did have one issue during validation, one of the audio files uploaded was unedited. My narrator/audiobook producer was able to fix it and re-upload it. I would […]

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