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Pros and Cons of Self Publishing Your eBook ONLY on Amazon (at least initially)

By Lis

I’ve a new rule — if I have to explain the same thing more than twice to different clients in the same week — I’m writing a blog post to refer to in the future, so here we go! Where you want your eBook to be sold is an important decision: it determines which formats you need, and…

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Why New Zealand Writers Should Be Selling Books On Amazon

By Lis

Talking to a client yesterday, it afterwards occurred to me that not everyone, particularly in New Zealand, has been buying from Amazon for 15 years, like I have. Knowing what and why is happening on an Amazon book page is important because: Much of it is under you, the author’s, control. Amazon is a master…

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Promoting Your Free Book Giveaway

By Lis

If you are still wondering why or how you might have your book available for free, then read the previous post on giving away your eBook for free. However, it’s not enough just to make your book free. You have to tell people about it. You need to tell everyone you know, and far more that…

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Why Would I Want To Give My Book Away for Free?

By Lis

I took a telemarketing call yesterday. It was a power company wanting me to switch my home’s electricity and gas to them. They convinced me — not on their massively cheaper prices, it was marginal, but because they offered me something for free — $200 credit on my first bill. Yes there was a quid pro…

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