Tag Archives: The Business of Writing

How to Grow Sales in France

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If you write in English and have translated your books into French or some other foreign language, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself faced with the unique challenge of selling books in markets where you may not speak the language. It’s difficult enough to gain visibility in English-speaking countries, but trying to do so in France or Germany? That can seem even

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Ebook Quality Assurance: The last 20% is the most important

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by Joshua Tallent You’ve done it! You finally finished the last sentence of your book. Maybe it was the novel you wrote for NANOWRIMO (my 12-year-old daughter is still working on hers), or maybe it was the non-fiction book you wrote based on 20 years in your industry. Regardless of the topic or genre, you now face the daunting task

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The Author Website: Not Just a Digital Business Card

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by Chris Mandeville   An “official author website” is, like a business card, a tool for providing customers (readers) with information about you. But unlike a business card, your website gives a sense of who you are and what your books are about, which helps you engage with readers. Having a website is pretty much a necessity if you’re a

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Build Your Global Sales with Kobo Writing Life

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NOTE: This piece originally appeared on The Book Designer. By Christine Munroe Why should self-published authors and small publishers distribute directly to Kobo? And how can you grow your global sales? Here are detailed tips on maximizing your potential with the Kobo Writing Life (KWL) platform, featuring advice from some of our current bestselling authors. What is Kobo Writing Life?

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