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3 Reasons to Make and Sell a Book this Holiday
31 Oct 2017

3 Reasons to Make and Sell a Book this Holiday

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s a busy time of year for everyone. There’s plans to make, cards to send, and gifts to buy and wrap. But for a self-publishing book-maker, the holiday rush is the perfect time to set a book up for sale. And here’s why … 1. You’ll get on everyone’s list With friends, families and colleagues to buy for,...

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Protect Your Work
12 Sep 2017

Protect Your Work

When you create something to print and sell yourself, you are working as your own publisher. This is a big deal and an exciting thing! You may not have thought of yourself as a self-publisher, but as long as you’re creating printed work to sell and doing it yourself, that is what you are! Self-publishing authors have rights and responsibilities under the law. Besides having...

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Promoting Your Book: 3 Crucial Tools
27 Jul 2017

Promoting Your Book: 3 Crucial Tools

­It’s a pattern, by now: There are new marketing trends emerging by the second. Every day brings a new social media platform we’re told we mustn’t ignore, or another tally of 60+ book marketing resources. The truth is, book marketing is much more attainable once you cut through the noise and pick up the important stuff—the few tactics that will really work for you. Of...

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It’s easy to set your book up for sale
19 Jul 2017

It’s easy to set your book up for sale

Now that you’ve got your beautiful finished project, it’s time to get your book into the world! There are a few ways you can do this. First, you can sell your book in person. You can take it with you to meetups and events, host a launch party of your own, and do showings and readings for family and friends. You can also approach local,...

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Fundraising: Get People to Buy the Book
16 Mar 2017

Fundraising: Get People to Buy the Book

Bake sales, car washes, silent auctions, galas—whether it’s for school, church, or saving the animals, we’re always looking for fresh ways to raise funds and involve the community in the great non-profit work that stirs our passions. Have you considered selling books instead of brownies and cookies? Have you considered selling one item instead of many at a rummage sale? Try fundraising by making a...

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Sell Your Book on Amazon: Step-by-Step, Easy Setup
01 Jun 2016

Sell Your Book on Amazon: Step-by-Step, Easy Setup

Maybe you knew all along you were going to sell your book. But maybe, after you’ve printed your book and passed it around, you’re surprised to hear so many people say, “This is great! Where can I get a copy? Can I get it on Amazon?” Whether you had considered selling it or not, you’ll want to be able to say, “Yes, just search for...

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