Ebooks

KaZoom Kids Books Launches Multicultural Digital Library of Stories
August 30, 2017 at 7:00 am

A new digital book publisher launches in September: KaZoom Kids Storybooks. What began as a vision of making multicultural, interactive storybooks turned into a roller-coaster ride of disappointments and opportunities for founder Donna Beasley. Here's the true story of what it's like to run startup. The post KaZoom Kids Books Launches Multicultural Digital Library of…

Searching for Review Blogs Just Got a Lot Easier
August 28, 2017 at 2:57 pm

Getting reviewed by a book blogger can increase awareness of your book. But how do you get bloggers to read your book? Target only the ones interested in books like yours. Emmanuel Nataf shows you how to find them. The post Searching for Review Blogs Just Got a Lot Easier appeared first on Digital Book…

This fill-in-the-blank formula could be the start of a great book blurb
August 18, 2017 at 7:00 am

Are you stumped by the challenge of summarizing your several-hundred-page novel into a few paragraphs? Writing the description on the back of your book is no easy task. Try this fill-in-the-blank format to get you in the book-blurb-writing frame of mind. The post This fill-in-the-blank formula could be the start of a great book blurb…

Un-box the Magic of Book Box Subscription Services
August 14, 2017 at 9:25 am

Book box subscription services satisfy boutique-minded audiences. Author Jesikah Sundin explains how to reach readers in search of independently created, physical items. It may be the Digital Age, but brown paper packages tied up in string are still many people’s favorite thing. The post Un-box the Magic of Book Box Subscription Services appeared first on…

8 Myths about Book Sales That Authors Need To Ditch Now
August 11, 2017 at 7:00 am

Publishing is an industry in transition. Are you making assumptions based on old truths? Many tenets about book marketing that seemed solid a few years ago no longer hold. Beth Bacon busts eight myths about selling your book. The post 8 Myths about Book Sales That Authors Need To Ditch Now appeared first on Digital…

The Indie Author’s Zen Guide To Tracking Book Sales
August 4, 2017 at 7:00 am

What happens in an indie author's mind when book sales suddenly, inexplicably evaporate? Here's how one writer copes with the crazy fluctuations of online sales. The post The Indie Author’s Zen Guide To Tracking Book Sales appeared first on Digital Book World.

8-Stage Ebook Project Workflow Checklist For Self Published Authors
July 28, 2017 at 8:00 am

How much work really goes into publishing your own book? Many authors plunge into self-publishing without really knowing what they're getting into. This 8-stage workflow covers the main steps in creating a digital book. The post 8-Stage Ebook Project Workflow Checklist For Self Published Authors appeared first on Digital Book World.

The Secret Language of Books: What Authors Need to Know about Metadata
July 26, 2017 at 8:00 am

Your finished book contains hundreds of data elements that are hidden from view of the final customer—it's the metadata that computers use to identify your book. All authors should make informed choices about their metadata before and after publication. Phuong Mai explains metadata best practices. The post The Secret Language of Books: What Authors Need…

Do Bookstore Events Even Matter? How To Benefit From In-Person Author Visits
July 24, 2017 at 8:00 am

Have you been disappointed by a bookstore event? You're not alone. Still, don't dismiss bookstore visits. Publicist Dana Kaye offers three big reasons to get out there and meet your fans in person. The post Do Bookstore Events Even Matter? How To Benefit From In-Person Author Visits appeared first on Digital Book World.