How To Build A Top-Notch Media Kit

Be Prepared! This excellent, comprehensive article was written by my friend and fellow self-published author, Maria Messini, who writes under the pen name MM Jaye. Enjoy! What comes to mind when you think of a Media Kit: A trad-published author with representation and an assistant tackling all the press and promo needs? Do you think […]

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Use Cyber Monday To Market Your Book

When the average shopper thinks of Cyber Monday, they think of the best time of the year to buy a new laptop, tablet or smartphone. It’s become a sort of unspoken rule in recent years that this shopping day is designed for technology deals, and online shopping carts are often filled with all the newest […]

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Working Authors: Giacomo Giammatteo

This is the first post in a new, ongoing series highlighting self published authors who are making a living from their work – not in the triple digit income category, not scoring a BookBub promo every month, not ranked among the Top-Selling Authors on Amazon. Just folks like us, paying bills and trying to figure […]

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How To Rise Above The Competition

Decades ago – when I was a baby – I tried my hand at real estate sales. Interest rates were low and houses still sold for $125,000 in North San Diego County (I said it was a long time ago). It was a brand new business for me, and there were a of new terms, […]

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10 Essential Website Housekeeping Tasks

Do you have a housekeeping ritual for your website? When was the last time you checked your site for potential problems? If you’re like most of us, the answers are no, and never. Typically, we ignore the backend until a problem arises. But just like regular maintenance on a house, your website – and your […]

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Cloud Computing For Authors: Can You Say “Dropbox?”

More and more systems have turned to cloud computing to reduce hardware requirements and improve access, convenience, and speed. As a result, the phrase the cloud has become an everyday part of our vocabulary. But just what is cloud computing, and why is it so popular? What does the advent of this technology mean for us? […]

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