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Publetariat Dispatch: The 7 Worst Mistakes Of Indie Authors And How To Fix Them

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn offers a list of common self-publisher mistakes and how to ensure they don’t happen to you. To be an independent author means taking your book project seriously. But most of us haven’t been in publishing for our whole careers, so it’s inevitable that we make […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Marketing Direct To Kindle Readers. On Advertising And KDP Select.

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn talks direct marketing and KDP Select. If you want to sell books, you need to find readers.  Although there are a lot of ebook vendors out there, Amazon is  currently the dominant player and there are a lot of readers who own  Amazon Kindles/Fires and […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: The Future Of Books And Publishing

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, publishing consultant and author Joanna Penn looks at what Seth Godin and Mitch Joel are saying about the future of publishing. In the last week there have been two great audio interviews on the  future of books. I would say it’s not the future but more current,  emerging and becoming more […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: What I Have Learned In The Last 2 Years: 100th Podcast Celebration of Joanna Penn

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn shares lessons learned. This is podcast number 100 and it’s just over 2 years since I started podcasting.  [Editor’s note: podcast is included at the end of this article]  At the time, I had one non-fiction book out with pretty much zero sales and […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Why People Buy Ebooks: A Comparison Between Countries And Kindle Marketing Techniques

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn discusses how cultural differences can impact ebook sales. So I’ve just moved from Australia to England and it’s fascinating to me how different ebook and Kindle sales are here, on the other side of the world, albeit in a similar culture. In the video […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Resources for Young Writers

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn offers links to resources for young aspiring authors. I have had a number of teenagers email me in the last year and have been so encouraged by their eagerness to write and become authors. I am also helping my 9 year old niece write […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: On Leaving Traditional Publishing For EBook Sales Success With LJ Sellers

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Joanna Penn shares a podcast interview with author L.J. Sellers, who recently decided to go indie. It’s exciting to hear about independent authors making a living from their books and today’s interview with L.J. Sellers will inspire you! L.J. actually left her traditional publisher to go the indie route and she […]

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Introducing A New, Weekly Feature: Dispatches From Publetariat.com – Beginning With Why I Sell My Novel For 99 Cents

Since its launch a little over three years ago, Publetariat.com has become the premier online news hub and community for indie authors and small imprints. Ebooks are a major component of most indies’ publication strategy nowadays, and the ebook news and commentary Publetariat shares is often of interest to readers, as well. With that in […]

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