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Can Blogging Really Be an Author’s Best Friend? :: The Writerly Art of “Pollination”

Can Blogging Really Be an Author’s Best Friend? :: The Writerly Art of “Pollination”

Guest Expert: Laurel Marshfield On Earth Day this year, Friday, April 22, I found myself reading a book about beekeeping, appropriately enough — given that bees pollinate flowers and, as a result, make the Earth fruitful. And so, that book (A Book of Bees by Sue Hubbell – pictured in…

How to effectively publish and promote your books to iPad and iPhone owners

How to effectively publish and promote your books to iPad and iPhone owners

Guest Author: Piotr Kowalczyk Users of devices with Apple’s iOS mobile operating system (iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch) are a very attractive group of potential readers. There are two major reasons: 1. iOS is a very versatile system, allowing the author to distribute books via different sets of tools and…

Can Our Own eBooks Become More Interactive?

Guest Expert: Aggie Villanueva We all know the slick, high tech interactive eBooks from places like the Apple Ipad, iPhone and other Vook-like major publishing houses footing the bill for these apps/books. There are also traditional publishers with money to throw at this technology, such as those that Penguin demonstrated…

5 Ways to Publish a Book for iPad, iPhone, and iPod

Expert: Dana Lynn Smith There’s no doubt that ebooks are hot. Although Amazon’s Kindle ebook reader is the most popular ebook reading device, many readers also enjoy books on Apple devices. Here are five ways of publishing a book for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. 1. Publish to the…

Why you need the new Facebook Fan Page Widget from BookBuzzr

Why you need the new Facebook Fan Page Widget from BookBuzzr

A Facebook fan page (aka Public Profile) has become one of the most basic tools for authors to engage with their audience and find new readers. Almost every author that is serious about engaging with his or her readers has one.  If you don’t have a Facebook fan page and…

5 ways technology is making self-publishers more powerful

5 ways technology is making self-publishers more powerful

Guest Author: Piotr Kowalczyk If you decide to self-publish an e-book, you’ll become more powerful than you think. You can do it with a help of tools and services available online, to a large degree, for free. That means your computer can become your publishing house. Certainly, technology will not…

Spring 2011 Book Fairs and Book Festivals Authors & Book Lovers Should Attend

Spring 2011 Book Fairs and Book Festivals Authors & Book Lovers Should Attend

Guest Expert: Scott Lorenz The winter and spring seasons are great times of the year for book fairs and festivals. Authors can combine a little travel with a little book marketing and book promotion. Book fairs are wonderful places to interact with fellow authors, publishers, network with book industry leaders,…

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