eBook Marketing for First-Time Authors and Self-Publishers
Publishing

eBook Marketing for First-Time Authors and Self-Publishers

January 7, 2016 Justin Charnell

I’ve been on Reddit and TheFastlaneForum lately and it seems like so few people actively think about marketing their new masterpieces. Of those that do think about it, many find it the most difficult part of self-publishing. Without further ado, here’s eBook marketing for both first-time authors and self-publishers. The 4 Ps of Marketing Your eBook [CONTINUE READING]

The Real Start of the $1,000 eBook Challenge
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The Real Start of the $1,000 eBook Challenge

December 2, 2015 Justin Charnell

So today officially starts the $1,000 eBook Challenge. What is the $1,000 eBook Challenge? With a $1,000 budget, I’m going to see how much money can I make publishing eBooks in 6 months. I will be keeping track of my journey for you to learn what to do (or not do). I finally received the first [CONTINUE READING]

How I Got Started Self-Publishing
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How I Got Started Self-Publishing

November 12, 2015 Justin Charnell

When I tell people what I do to make money, they usually don’t believe me or understand what I mean. “So what is it that you do online?” they ask me. “I sell books.” I like to keep it as short and sweet as possible. If they want to know more I have no problem [CONTINUE READING]

The $1,000 eBook Challenge Day 1
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$1,000 eBook Challenge: Day One

November 11, 2015 Justin Charnell

What turned into an eBook experiment on day zero has turned into an eBook challenge on day one. Maybe it was a Freudian slip, means I did the video before this post, or somewhere in this grape of mine I rationalized that it needs to be a challenge. Either way, the premise is the same: Make [CONTINUE READING]

Ebook Challenge
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The $1,000 eBook Experiment

November 10, 2015 Justin Charnell

I have this plan in my head I want to get it, and I want you to join me in on the journey. Experiment: With a $1,000 budget, how much money can I make publishing eBooks in 6 months? It’s not a massive endeavor, but it will be measurable. After a bit of time, I [CONTINUE READING]

is kdp select worth it
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Is KDP Select Worth It?

October 28, 2015 Justin Charnell

Is KDP Select worth it? Heck no. For those of you that don’t know, KDP Select is the program Amazon runs to get authors in on the Kindle Unlimited Program on the Kindle reading device and applications. Please don’t confuse this with KDP as it is. Anyone can publish to Amazon using Kindle Direct Publishing without [CONTINUE READING]

Traditional Publishing is Dead
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Traditional Publishing is Dead

October 12, 2015 Justin Charnell

I was tempted to call this post “X Number of Reasons Authors Self-Publish”, but that whole post could have been summed up with this alternative title I chose. How does the traditional book deal work? You write your novel that you slaved over for years Pitched it to an agent Got approved or denied, if [CONTINUE READING]

How to Get a Cover For Your eBook
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How to Get a Cover For Your eBook

September 23, 2015 Justin Charnell

When I first started doing eBooks, I designed all my own covers. It wasn’t until the last few months that I began hiring other people to design them. Little did I know how much easier it was doing it that way, as well as how shitty my covers were compared to the $5 ones I [CONTINUE READING]

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