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

7 easy action tips for non fiction Kindle authors

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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4 Facebook Groups Every Kindle Author Should Join

4 facebook groups every author should join

If you’ve been publishing on Kindle long, you’ll certainly have already become aware of the fact that membership in certain Facebook groups (and active participation) can definitely increase your bottom line. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Top 3 Must-Use, Bare-Bones Marketing Hacks for Self-Published Authors

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If you’re a brand new author who isn’t familiar with the whole online marketing thing, this post is for you. If you’ve been marketing for years, this one’s going to be a bit basic for your taste. Still with me? Okay, so you’ve gone through the whole book-writing process, right? You’ve figured out a concept or topic for the book, you’ve done your research and pre-writing, and you outlined the whole book, chapter by chapter. 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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5 Big Reasons I Won’t Buy Your Kindle eBook (and how you can change my mind)

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As someone who makes a living writing books, I read a lot. I mean, a LOT. So when I started making the majority of my money through the Amazon Kindle Select publishing program, it only made sense to pay the $80 a year for the Kindle Unlimited program. And to be fair, it has already more than paid for itself in the few months I’ve been a KU subscriber. Several times over, if I’m being honest. Continue Reading →

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Kindle Marketing Tip: How to Use Your Own URL for Your Amazon Author Page

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“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” ~Steve Jobs

Before I get started, let me just point you to my own brand new URL that I’m currently using for my Amazon Author page – it’s BooksAngieWrote.com. Check it out! And now, for the real point of this post. Continue Reading →

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How a serial killer helped this writer become famous

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Found a very interesting Kindle author success story and I just had to share it with you. So there’s this crazy-successful indy author named Mark Dawson says that when he hit the bigtime, it was just as much of a shock to him as anyone else. In fact, he happened to check his downloads on the day he released his breakout book. “I could hardly believe my eyes – it was in the tens of thousands. At that moment I realised that I was onto something interesting,” he said in an interview. Continue Reading →

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