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#1 AQCrew

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 11:46 AM

Just found this very sophisticated website about self-publishing, e-pubbing, and self-promotion:

The Book Designer
http://www.theBookDesigner.com

He also offers several great tips and suggestions for online promotion for all writers:

Book Marketing: Your Online Press Kit

http://www.thebookde...line-press-kit/

Author Blogging: Guest Blogging and the Invitation

http://www.thebookde...-an-invitation/

Top Five Discussion Forums for Self-Publishers

http://www.thebookde...elf-publishers/

Including John Kremer's The Book Marketing Network and Henry Baum's Self-Publishing Review

And a great re-post about how to format your e-book for the iPad:

http://www.thebookde...-of-bookmaking/

#2 Pete Morin

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 11:56 AM

AWESOME! Posted on FB with attribution.
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Posted 23 March 2011 - 12:20 PM

Wow. A wonderful resource. Thanks.

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 01:14 PM

Thanks for the links. You might also want to look at The Indie Book Collective.com, all about self-publishing.

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 01:24 PM

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 01:38 PM

Great info, mil gracias.

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 02:46 PM

Wow. Great stuff! Thanks!

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Posted 04 April 2011 - 06:15 PM

Might be just what I needed. I'll take a look, thanks.

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Posted 05 April 2011 - 02:31 PM

Great post. Thanks for the resources!
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Posted 05 April 2011 - 04:09 PM

Oh my GOD can you get lost wandering around that place! I now know more about type fonts than I ever would have thought possible.Posted Image

A great, great resource for all things publishing!
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Posted 05 April 2011 - 05:49 PM

Oh my GOD can you get lost wandering around that place! I now know more about type fonts than I ever would have thought possible.


LOL. Welcome to my world. I have more fonts at my disposal after 18 years of collecting them than I care to think about. I used ZapfEllipt BT for my book mockup. I even have software to make my own fonts. Way too scary. The Easton Press 100 greatest books always lists what font they used in the intro. I found that very enlightening. I found that most books only use 2 fonts. One for the text and one for the titles.

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Posted 05 April 2011 - 08:15 PM

LOL. Welcome to my world. I have more fonts at my disposal after 18 years of collecting them than I care to think about. I used ZapfEllipt BT for my book mockup. I even have software to make my own fonts. Way too scary. The Easton Press 100 greatest books always lists what font they used in the intro. I found that very enlightening. I found that most books only use 2 fonts. One for the text and one for the titles.


My daughter's at Newhouse/Syracuse. They have a computer with >100k fontsPosted Image
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Posted 05 April 2011 - 10:56 PM

My daughter's at Newhouse/Syracuse. They have a computer with >100k fontsPosted Image

I have about a quarter of that or a little over.

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Writing as Scott Seldon:
Website, Blog, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and iTunes

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Website, Blog, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and iTunes

 

 


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Posted 26 August 2012 - 03:10 PM

Fab articles. Thanks, Crew.

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