The competition is fierce, both for fiction and nonfiction — especially with the new ebook and print-on-demand technologies allowing anyone to publish. But, as you noted, most sell few books. To sell more books, you really have to establish relationships with websites devoted to the genre of your novel (or the subject of your nonfiction […]
ClipZine is a new web service that allows you to create PDFs from your Pinterest boards. For details on using this service, see: http://infographicaday.com/clipzine-save-your-pinboards-as-magazines The key here is that you can create some incredibly beautiful ebooks by using this service. Check out the following ebooks I created from a few of my Pinterest boards. Click […]
Have you ever considered a new book cover for your book? Do you think the cover doesn’t matter? Read this story that a friend sent me recently: I changed my cover art when my son, who had created the original art, was old enough to not have his feelings hurt. Overnight—with nothing but a new […]
If you don’t understand the new multimedia interactive standards in epub books, it’s time you start to check it out. Ebooks are not going to remain as digital copies of printed books. They are going to push the meaning of books to an entirely new standard for the future — and they should. Think video […]
Spring is here and once again the oncoming nice weather will test my resolve to finish my latest novel. I find it especially difficult to keep focus when it’s a beautiful, sunny seventy-degree day outside. But as an artist I must ignore the temptation to enjoy the outside. When I am working on a first […]
Book have the power to change us . . . You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy books – and that’s kind of the same thing. == If a book is well written, I always find it too short. — Jane Austen…
March is Read an E-Book Month. Spend some time this week buying and reading some great ebooks via Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iPad, Sony Reader, etc. Still time to celebrate!
Larry Page, CEO and co-founder of Google, speaks quite boldly about how you accomplish things that matter. You have to do a few crazy things. Now, while most book marketing activities are going to be boring, prosaic, by-the-book activities, once in a while you just have to take a flyer. Do something crazy.