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Publetariat Dispatch – Writing a One-Page Business Plan: 5 Questions A Self-Publisher Must Ask

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and publishing consultant Joseph C. Kunz, Jr. explains how to write a one-page business plan, and why it’s important for self-publishers to do so. This week, we’re pleased to promote another post from member Joseph C. Kunz Jr.‘s Publetariat blog to the front page. Whether you are about to  self-publish […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Crowdfunding Or Panhandling? The New Arts Funding.

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and small publisher Alan Baxter ruminates on the new “crowdfunding” movement. Warning: this post contains some strong language. This is going to be one of those posts where I ramble on without any real direction and hope I discover a point along the way. “How is that different to any […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Hashtagstories – Stories Written as a Sequence of Twitter Hashtags

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and digital media maven Piotr Kowalczyk introduces Hashtagstories.   It’s almost a year since I started hashtagstories – microstories written with current Twitter hashtags. Sorry? Stories written with what? A year ago this was  weird even to  me. But it was just so inspiring to combine the world of  hashtags into […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Indie Author Discrimination

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Melissa Conway addresses the bias against self-published authors and books. I thought I’d write about some of the issues that led to the creation of my popular video The Indie-Author Lament.  By “popular,” I don’t mean viral or anything, I just mean it hit a  nerve with a lot of […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: 8 Reasons Self-Publishing Is Entering A Golden Age

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, The Book Designer Joel Friedlander examines the driving, and growing, forces at work behind the rise of the indie author movement. Whenever a discussion about self-publishing  gets heated, you can be sure someone will say, “If we let just anybody  publish a book, soon we’ll be buried in bad, unedited books […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Email Service Roundup

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author LJ Sellers offers an overview of popular email blast services.   Maintaining an email newsletter list and sending out professional,  attractive emails is critical for nearly anyone who likes to stay in  contact with a group, whether it’s a book club or fan base. Many  providers offer this service, and […]

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Webinar Teaches You How To Publish A Kindle Book: Be Ready For Amazon's Fire Tablet Release On 11/15

Webinar Teaches You How To Publish A Kindle Book: Be Ready For Amazon’s Fire Tablet Release On 11/15

As many of you know, our General Manager here at indieKindle is April L. Hamilton, the Founder / Editor in Chief of Publetariat, and the woman who literally wrote the book on self-publishing: The Indie Author Guide. April has considerable experience and expertise with Kindle books, and one of the major strengths of her book […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Will Children’s Book Self-Publishers Survive CPSIA?

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, The Book Designer Joel Friedlander addresses what the new CPSIA rules could mean for self-publishers of children’s books. Do you know about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008? No? Do you think you ought to? It’s absolutely critical that you know about this law if you—or your clients—produce books […]

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A New Source of Help for Authors and Indie Publishers: If You’ve Been Struggling To Get Amazon Customer Reviews For Your Novel, Here’s an Honest, Straightforward Solution …

By Steve Windwalker Every day authors and indie publishers sign up for sponsorships with Kindle Nation and our partner and sister sites, and we are honored and pleased to have them (or, if the shoe fits, to have you.) Since we launched our sponsorship program a year ago next week we’ve proven week after week […]

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Curious about Kindle sales numbers?

Curious about Kindle sales numbers?

Monday, June 15, 2009 Curious about Kindle sales numbers? If so, there has been plenty to chew on in the last few days. Let’s just establish up front that, in the long run, the most important Kindle sales numbers involve calculations of how many Kindle books — or any other e-books, for that matter — […]

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Publishing Perestroika in the Age of the Kindle: You Need a Publisher Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

Publishing Perestroika in the Age of the Kindle: You Need a Publisher Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

Curious about Kindle sales numbers? If so, there has been plenty to chew on in the last few days. Let’s just establish up front that, in the long run, the most important Kindle sales numbers involve calculations of how many Kindle books — or any other e-books, for that matter — are being purchased and […]

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