For book/ebook authors, publishers, & self-publishers
I'd love to get any personal feedback on true-life experiences from anyone who has been through the self-publishing process. If you can email me with answers to the following, I'd appreciate it.
1. What is the name of the self-publishing house you used?
2. What quantity of books did you print?
3. What genre of book did you print? Fiction or nonfiction? What subgenre: Romance, self-help, mystery, business etc.?
4. Did you get to design the cover of your book, or have any…
Added by Shannon Janeczek on November 5, 2007 at 9:50am — No Comments
I'm asked all the time by authors, "Fine, my ranking is good.
But how many books have I sold on Amazon?"
Unfortunately that's hard to determine. But the article below
explains it better than I can. (copy and paste this link into your browser)…
Added by Shannon Janeczek on August 7, 2007 at 8:44am — No Comments
Authors ask me a lot if there is anything they can do to help the marketing effort. What, besides smile at everyone at your book signings, speak clearly when you do presentations and always dress nicely? :) Of course!
There are a few websites now where you can enter some of the info on you and your book(s) and post it for free. Now, keep in mind that most of them want to upgrade you to a paid account of some kind. You probably don't need to do that. Here is a list of websites I have…Continue
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This is very important for all of us to support. Just featured on NPR this week:…
Added by Shannon Janeczek on July 19, 2007 at 7:19am — No Comments
I was just asked by my boss yesterday if I liked my job and what I was doing. I couldn't put into words the absolute joy I take in my job each day. It certainly does not feel like a JOB, as many of my other employment opportunities have. Here are several reasons why:
Added by Shannon Janeczek on July 18, 2007 at 9:44am — No Comments