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How to Make an Audiobook

How to Make an Audiobook Listeners Love: 10 Steps

If you want to learn how to make an audiobook, our 10 step guide explains what equipment you need and the nuts and bolts of audiobook production. According to Deloitte, global audiobook sales reached over four billion dollars in 2020, that’s a 2% year-on-year increase.  As a self-published author, audiobooks form an increasing proportion of …

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The real cost of self-publishing a book what new writers need to know

The Real Cost of Self-Publishing a Book: What New Writers Need to Know

The cost of self-publishing a book depends on the word count, editing required, cover art requirements and marketing. It’s easier than ever to become an author thanks to platforms like Amazon, Kobo and IngramSpark. However, new writers considering self-publishing a book for the first time have lots of questions. How much will it cost to …

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Book promotion Strategies

6 Effective Book Promotion Strategies for Indie Authors

You’ve put a lot of effort into writing your book and now want to use book promotion strategies that work. Or perhaps you submitted your book to hundreds of publishers and received many rejections and have decided to self-publish. (Fear not: Even J.K. Rowling got more than 200 rejections before a publisher took a chance.) …

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How to create a noteworthy author photo that captures fans

How to Create a Noteworthy Author Photo that Captures Fans

Note from Bryan: This is a guest post by Dave Chesson of Kindlepreneur. I interviewed Dave recently about selling books on Kindle. Here’s his take on how to create a noteworthy author picture that captures fans. When you’re self-publishing a book, there are two images people judge you by: Your book cover Your author picture …

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