This is part 4 of a 4 part series on Book Bundles. Part 1 includes an overview of the marketing technique of book bundles, monetary considerations, and potential benefits. Part 2 includes who should try a bundle and choosing a group of writers for your book bundle. Part 3 discusses the major problems and sales mechanics of a book bundle and part 4 (this […]
Book bundles sound great on the outside, but you should be aware of these issues before you commit to being in one.
Part 1 of 4: This post discusses using book bundles including potential benefits (including becoming a bestseller!) and monetary considerations for authors
Considering an Agent to help sell your book? Check out this Agent FAQ that includer all the frequently asked questions about getting an agent.
Some of you know that this was a big week around my household: RELEASE WEEK! Yep, that’s right. My wife had a book that came out on Tuesday. She’s had more than 40 of these days, but we repeatedly find ourselves in the same place – checking Amazon rankings every 5 minutes… just hitting refresh […]
I realized that I didn’t have a central place for my various walkthroughs on using Createspace 🙂 So here it is: What the heck is Createspace anyway? Createspace is a publishing service for physical books, CDs, and DVDs – the coolest part is that it is all on demand! Authors that were self-publishing used to have to purchase […]
If you’re already selling a print edition, it’s a no brainer to sign up for Kindle MatchBook – but here are the six things to authors need to know
Everything you need to know about CreateSpace cover images and using the Cover Creator tool including calculating spine width, resolution, and PDF upload
In the previous videos, we prepped the file and saved as a PDF. This video uses the CreateSpace site to upload the file, set up the book details, get an ISBN and use the interior reviewer. I spend a little extra time on ISBNs including some discussion of why you can’t use the Smashwords ISBN […]
CreateSpace requires a PDF version of your manuscript to be added. This video shows how to save it into a compliant PDF file from Microsoft Word. If you are looking for more videos on formatting with createspace, start with part one of this series here.