Guidelines to picking your books sub-category. This article is for you if you already know the main niche you want to write in, but you need to narrow down and define your specific genre. This article tells you how to find out what people are searching for, and how to capitalize on market trends.
Banned Amazon Keywords There are many banned words for Amazon keywords, mostly in the erotica category. Don’t run afoul of Amazon, like all large companies there is very little recourse for people who are the victim of an erroneous ban, unless you have a multi-million dollar account of course. If
This is a rather short article, by design. I browse a lot of popular self publishing websites, and wanted to take some time to refute some of the data they are displaying as true, which is unintentionally misleading author’s and publishers alike. First off, these market share graphs, created by a guy named Paul
Kindle Unlimited is the biggest change to the publishing and reading landscape in a while. A book subscription service? It’s almost shocking it wasn’t done earlier. The current cost is $9.99 USD in the US, £7.99 in the UK, 9.99 CAD in Canada, 13.99 in Australia, and around 9-11 USD equivalent everywhere else. One
How to get a Google Play publishers account and publish books on Google Play? Google Play Publishing is a bit of an enigma at the moment, at least if you want to publish to them. They are currently closed to accepting new publishing accounts, but Google Play is a major
How To Select A Writing Niche Before you publishing your first book, before you write that amazing novel you have kicking around in the back of your mind, before you even select a sub-category for your book you’re going to want to select a niche to write in. You or
I have always wanted to write a guide to publishing, to share all of the practical knowledge that I’ve meticulously gathered from experience, other authors, the depths of abandoned writers forums, and from observing others. I want to save you years of mediocre sales, and constantly failing from a lack
The AlphaSmart 3000 – with Mechanical Keyboard Upgrades? The AlphaSmart 3000 is an incredibly unique piece of machinery, which has enjoyed a renewed interest amongst authors looking to simplify their life. I am no stranger to using outdated equipment to reduce distractions, as I have the attention span of a hyperactive
What do the file types AZW, AZW3, KF8, KFX, .EPUB, .MOBI, etc mean? What on earth are these filetypes? These are all eBook filetypes, most associated with Kindle files. Here are the most common eBook filetypes: ePub: .ePub is the most common “non-Amazon” eBook file format. It is the standard.
Why you should NEVER use Streetlib.com – A Review/Warning A supremely important choice (whether we realize it or not) is how and where to publish our books. Not all distributors are created equal, and the distributor you select will determine how easily you book is approved by the various outlets