Tagged: Trends

The Reading Experience on Smart Phones and Tablets

The Reading Experience on Smart Phones and Tablets

Read or Listen Seasoned authors know they must be reader-centric. Both fiction and nonfiction writers must immediately capture reader attention and keep them turning the pages. Fiction writers do that with compelling characters and dialogue....

Self-Publishing Competition

Your Self-Publishing Competition

Read or Listen You have self-publishing competition. Bowker, the company that issues International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs), reports that 458,564 self-published books were released in 2013, the last year that complete figures were available. This...

Mobi Epub Format

The Great Mobi-Epub Format Debate

What is the best ebook format, Mobi (Amazon Kindle) or Epub (Free/Open Standard)? It seems to me that these issues get polarized like Capitalism/Socialism, Democrat/Republican, Ford/Chevy, Mac/Windows (for those in the US at least). We...

How Book Authorship Can Turbocharge Your Career

Authorship Can Turbocharge Your Career

If you want to promote your product, service or career, nothing does it better than being the author of a book. A book or ebook will turbocharge your career. You’ll gain new respect from both customers...

Offshore Writers

The Case Against Offshore Writers

Many marketing gurus will tell you that you don’t need to be a writer to publish books, particularly Kindle ebooks. They advise people to have them written by others. Most often, they suggest you get...