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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: Use Statistics Counters In Managing Your Author Website

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Savvy Book Marketer goes over the basics of using website statistics for your author website. In  managing your author website and your publishing business, it’s  important to understand visitor trends for your site. Here are just a  few of the things you can learn by studying website statistics: • Number of […]

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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: Stretching the Definition of the Word, “Book”

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Publetariat founder and Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton discusses the inspiration and technical challenges that went into creation of her new, very unusual “social media novel,” Overshare. The concept for my latest book, Overshare, had been bouncing around in my head for well over a year. In it, […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Book Marketing Toolbox – Logo Snap, SnagIt and Jing

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, The Savvy Book Marketer Dana Lynn Smith shares graphics tools indie authors may find helpful. There are several online services that allow users to create a logo at no charge or for a modest fee. Here is a new logo that I just created using Logo Snap. Their service is by donation, […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: 6 Simple SEO Tips For Authors

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, The Book Designer Joel Friedlander talks SEO for authors. Lots of authors blog now, but blogging isn’t just about writing. There’s no way to avoid the technology side of blogging. Although you can hire someone to take care of installing software and setting up elements of your blog, the responsibility for […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Economical, High Impact Fiction – Follow The Leaders

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Founder / Editor in Chief of Publetariat April L. Hamilton shares video clips identified by researchers to evoke a pure, strong emotional response, even when presented completely outside of any story or character context. Hamilton contends writers can learn a lot from these clips. Today I came across an […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Nasty Publisher Practices

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, independent bookseller Bob Spear looks at some of the bad publisher business practices that drive more and more authors to go indie. This posting may explain why more and more authors, especially those with marketing abilities, are going the self-publishing route. Low-Balling Royalty Percentages—This is often done to inexperienced, unrepresented authors. […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Publisher, Sell To Thyself!

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Publetariat Founder / Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton warns indie authors and small imprints to avoid the hard sell. I’m always astounded by the hard-sell and oversell antics of some indie authors. While I often advise indie authors that they must be able to take off their Author […]

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