How to Download Updated Kindle eBooks

The beauty of ebook publishing is that updating ebooks, especially on Amazon, is quick and easy. Getting those updates to readers, however, depends on how accessible KDP makes those updates. This post details the options readers have to download those … Continue reading

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

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

Book Review – The “Wow” Factor: Discover the Secrets to Book Covers that Sell

[easyazon-block align=”right” asin=”B0082FGDI8″ locale=”us”]Kristen Eckstein, best-selling author and power publisher certainly delivers in this short, concise eBook about book covers. It’s not a step-by-step how-to.  That would probably take multiple volumes. This little gem covers some very specific advice and … 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

Stock Photos for Writers and Bloggers

If you already know the basics of using royalty free stock images, you can scroll down to skip the rhetoric and go straight to the recommended resources links. 😉 Why Writers and Bloggers Need Quality Images Pictures may or may … Continue reading