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5 Reasons for Preorders on Amazon

Have you ever noticed the option in the Kindle Direct Publishing stating Make my Kindle eBook available for Pre-order?  Why would anyone want to set up a Kindle preorder? And, just what good could come from waiting…

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Startup Costs of Kindle Publishing

Are you considering the big jump into self publishing on the Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing platform, but aren’t sure if you can afford it?  Would you like the startup costs revealed for Kindle Publishing in 2017?  I’m…

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Making Money With Kindle Publishing 2017

  Big question here and one that I’ve heard for the past three to four years I’ve been deeply entrenched in the self publishing business:  Can you still make money with Kindle Publishing in 2017?  Well you’ll be…

6 Facts About Createspace Expanded Distribution

In my previous video about expanded distribution on Createspace, I shared an overview of what Createspace publishing offers besides their print-on-demand and Amazon marketplaces.  However, it’s not enough to know what expanded distribution is; you need to know…

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Expanded Distribution Through CreateSpace

You’ve probably noticed the three additional options of expanded distribution for your Createspace publishing paperback book.  Furthermore, you may have seen that expanded distribution pays out nearly half as much as Amazon dot com and a quarter…

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How To Make a Book Cover Spine with…

In my video Createspace Cover Template: How to Make a Book Cover with GIMP, I rushed through the process skipping over two very important steps in creating a good paperback book cover.  Today, I’m going to…

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How To Make a Back Book Cover with…

In my video on How to Make a Book Cover with GIMP, I rushed through the process skipping over two vital steps in making a decent paperback book cover.  Thankfully, I’m going to show you how to make a back book cover with GIMP today. Don’t go anywhere! …