DIY – Hand-Made Micro & Mini Books

Hand-made books, micro books, and zines are not new.  I personally remember some of these before copy machines were even widely available.  Anyone else remember those cool, funky smelling purple mimeograph machines? Today’s technology, however, makes it even easier to … Continue reading

Book Review – Marketing Your Book On Amazon

Shelley Hitz’s is essentially an insider’s guide for Amazon’s KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) and Author Central.  It’s like a bag of 21+ golden nuggets of book marketing wisdom. Amazon Tools [easyazon-image align=”right” asin=”B009SGXWM0″ locale=”us” height=”320″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51L-9YbxzEL.jpg” width=”236″]Through various resources, authors … Continue reading

Spinning Carousel of Your Amazon Books – WordPress Plugin for Authors

How do I put a 3D spinning carousel of my books on my WordPress site or blog? As usual, when I find an answer, I do my best to share, and there are several options for adding a bookshelf, a … Continue reading

Using QR Codes and Smartphones for Marketing

What are QR Codes? My favorite definition says that QR codes are bar codes on steroids.  It makes sense.  QR codes (abbreviated from Quick Response Codes) are scannable images very much like the UPC codes and bar codes we see … Continue reading