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Smashwords, a distributor of indie ebooks
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Smashwords Author Day, Spring 2020 Now Online
The pandemic may have shuttered in-person writers conferences in 2020, but it didn't negate the need for ongoing author education. Back...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Post-Pandemic Publishing for Indie Authors
The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching consequences for the business of publishing. In this post, I’ll brush off my imagin...
Friday, March 20, 2020
Smashwords Launches Initiatives to Help Readers and Authors Cope with Covid-19 Pandemic
Books matter now more than ever. The world has been thrust into a state of crisis not seen since World War II. Humanity will overcome ...
Thursday, March 5, 2020
The Bakers and the Pot of Gold
Who doesn't love cookies and the bakers who bake them? And if you're the baker, you probably appreciate your own fresh-baked ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
The Book Launch: eBook Preorder and Presale Strategies to Grow Readership
I'm a huge fan of ebook preorders and ebook presales. They both play different but essential roles in helping you build a successful...
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Smashwords 2019 Year in Review and 2020 Preview
Welcome to my 2019 Smashwords year in review and 2020 preview. Also don't miss my annual publishing predictions companion post, 20...
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