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How to Sign PDF Document for Free

Sign PDF Documents Free As indie authors and publishers we’ll have to documents to sign. Usually, they’ll email you a PDF document. I would print it out, then sign it, then scan it back into my computer so I could email back the signed copy. There has to be a better way to […]

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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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Daily Word Count Tracker Spreadsheet

Daily Word Count Tracker

Daily Word Count Tracker basic spreadsheet that you can download for free. Tracking your daily word count is a true and tried method that is used by a lot of  successful writers.It keeps them focused and on track of their writing goals. My goal for 2017 is to publish at least four novels, so to […]

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Google Voice Call Recording

Google Voice Call Recording for Podcast Interviews Google voice call recording is an easy and free way to record calls for interview guests who don’t have or don’t want to use Skype. All you need is a free Google Voice phone number. Ask the interviewee to call that Google Voice number. Answer the […]

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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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Scrivener iOS Review: A Great App for Writing on Your iPhone

Scrivener iOS Review Scrivener iOS review… it’s been a long time coming! But it’s finally here and the Scrivener iOS App is fantastic and well worth the wait! There are a lot of writing software programs and apps out there. The choices will leave you feeling like you’re riding in a jam-packed subway […]

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Email from YouTube about copyright claim

Disputing YouTube Copyright Claim

Disputing YouTube Copyright Claim. UPDATE: YouTube quickly dismissed the bogus copyright claim filed by ADRev and removed their ads from my book trailer video on YouTube. Full update in the follow-up post: AdRev YouTube Copyright Claim Update Post. I received a copyright claim email from YouTube for the book trailer video for my book, […]

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How to Copyright a Book

The Nuances of How to Copyright a Book How to copyright a book? It’s a question I’ve hemmed and hawed about since I first published. I thought it was complicated, messy, and expensive thing to do and that it really didn’t add any additional copyright protection, but boy, was I wrong on all […]

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Vellum ebook formatting

Amazon KDP Table of Content Mess

Amazon KDP Table of Content Brouhaha This video is about the Amazon KDP Table of Content mess and the awesome ebook formatting software, Vellum coming to the rescue. The Low-Down Earlier this month the indie self-publishing world freaked out when Amazon went on a “shoot first, ask questions second” crackdown over the placement of […]

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