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How to Sell Your Magazine for Profit
01 Aug 2018

How to Sell Your Magazine for Profit

Magazines have historically been the best marriage between commerce and content. They were some of the first publications to be sold to a mass-market, and they were the chosen format of some of the first and most-dedicated self-publishers. To this day, the zine world boasts some of the most loyal followers and regularly sold-out runs of collectible publications. But self-published magazines are no longer narrowed...

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3 Guidelines for Pricing Your Book to Sell
10 Jul 2018

3 Guidelines for Pricing Your Book to Sell

Pricing your book can be a little daunting. What’s too high? What’s too low? How do you know what to do? Here are a few terms to know and a few things to consider when you sell your books online. 1) Base Price: This is the non-negotiable cost of producing copies of your book. The first step when pricing your book is balancing cost and quality. What choices...

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Sell Your Book on Amazon: Step-by-Step, Easy Setup
05 Jul 2018

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 buy it on Amazon?” Whether you had considered selling it or not, you’ll want to be able to say, “Yes, just search for my...

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Hit the Books with Dan Milnor & Ingram: Selling and Distributing Your Book – Webinar Recap
25 Apr 2018

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor & Ingram: Selling and Distributing Your Book – Webinar Recap

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor is a monthly webinar about all things book-making and self-publishing. This month, we’re talking about selling and distribution, with a focus on Blurb’s Global Distribution Partner, Ingram. If you missed our latest live webinar, don’t worry! We’ve got the entire thing recorded below. April: Selling and Distribution An overview of Blurb’s distribution channels How Global Distribution works with Ingram What kinds of titles...

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Promoting Your Book: 3 Crucial Tools
05 Apr 2018

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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Use Metadata to Sell Your Book
03 Apr 2018

Use Metadata to Sell Your Book

You’ve finished your book and you’re eager to get it into the hands of your readers, of course. But before you publish and list your book on Amazon.com or make an ebook to sell on Apple’s iBooks Store, take the time to get your metadata in shape. It can be the difference between being discovered by a new audience and readers never finding your book at...

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