Monthly Archives: March 2013

Why I Don’t Fear Amazon’s Purchase of Goodreads

  Amazon has just announced the purchase of Goodreads, the premiere book discussion site on the internet. This has sent into a tizzy many who see Amazon as a monopolistic Goliath bent on world domination — and also those Goodreads … Continue reading

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10 Winning Marketing Strategies for Your Self-Published Book

  Some time ago, I published a piece telling aspiring authors “Ten Reasons You Should Skip Traditional Publishers and Self-Publish Ebooks Instead.” Yet despite the clear advantages of “indie” over “traditional” publishing, the prospect of “DIY” publishing still scares the … Continue reading

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Hugh Howey: Profile in Courage and Individualism

Here is an inspiring story of one man’s courage to stick by his guns against an entrenched establishment and decades of stale traditions; to refuse sell his soul and his long-term rational self-interest, even for over a million bucks; and … Continue reading

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