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7 Make-More-Money Hacks for Non-Fiction Kindle eBook Authors

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If you’ve considered writing a Kindle ebook, you’ve probably thought about what the best-seller lists usually look like – a whole lot of fiction peppered with a few breakout self-help books.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tired of being a broke writer? Get this free ebook from the experts, NOW!

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One of my favorite writing goddesses, Carol Tice, known best for her column at Forbes Magazine and her Make a Living Writing blog, has just teamed up with Linda Formichelli to release this AMAZING free ebook, entitled “Getting the Gig: How Pitch Clinic Helped 11 Writers Land Great New Clients And Earn (Way) More.” The ebook includes 11 case studies on how successful writers broke through to success. Pick it up while you can! One writer in Spain went from nothing to earning $2,000 per week (no joke). A U.S. freelancer was offered a full-time writing job. Continue Reading →

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Introducing the Pay It Forward Marketing Program for Writers and Small Biz Owners

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“They say don’t believe your own hype, but if you don’t why would anyone else?  To be great you have to believe you can do great things.” ~ Charley Johnson (more…) Continue Reading →

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So You Wanna Publish Your Book on Kindle? 6 Must-Use Kindle Publishing Hacks

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It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly. – C. J. Cherry

Everyone who has ever wanted to be a writer has dreamed of seeing her name in a byline. If you’re here reading this, you might be one of them. Maybe you’ve already written your book, or maybe you’re still in the concept phase. In either case, there is hope for you – and it doesn’t necessarily lie in the hands of some random agent or publisher. In fact, you can take your publishing fate into your own hands pretty easily these days. Continue Reading →

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Go Ask Angie: 6 Keys to Getting Your Book Published on Amazon’s Kindle Store

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“Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. … It’s the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it’s a cactus.” ~Enid Bagnold

So, you’ve written a book (or you’re writing one) and you are ready to get it published. Continue Reading →

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Kindle Writer’s Toolbox: 10 Powerful Productivity Tools I Use Every Day

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“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.” ~Confucius

Since launching my Great Kindle Publishing Experiment, I’ve been doing tons of research and refinement when it comes to getting stuff done. I need to be productive, but sometimes when I feel overwhelmed, I’m exactly the opposite. See, I’m doing a LOT of stuff right now work-wise, between my online ezine, writing and publishing my Kindle books and running my various other projects- and that’s just the professional side of life. Anyhoo, since I’m so busy and my mind moves pretty fast, I tend to have all of these great ideas and thoughts and plans that fall by the wayside eventually because I think I’ll remember to write it down and never do. Continue Reading →

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Find Best-Selling Kindle eBook Ideas: Ask the Right Questions

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As a Kindle ebook author, you’d like to make a living writing and nothing else, right? Well, if you don’t love marketing, you’ve got to know this: get into the right niche. So what niche is the right niche? Well, that’s why you need to know that asking the right questions is the most important aspect of establishing your expertise in a successful niche. So, what does that mean, exactly? Continue Reading →

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Loosely Scientific: The Method to My Kindle Publishing Madness

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“A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom.” ~Roald Dahl

Last time we talked, I promised you that I’d explain the method to my kindle publishing madness. So I’m going to start right here. Introducing The Great Kindle eBook Publishing Experiment: My Kindle Publishing Success Formula, Beta Version! Continue Reading →

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