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Authors and Editors: Developing Strategic Partnerships That Move You Up Your Ladder



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The Differences Between Book Marketing, Book Promotion, and Book Sales and Why They Matter

Are you confused by the terms book marketing, book promotion, and book sales? Do you know why understanding the differences matters? If you’re like most authors, the goal of publishing your book is to sell that book. Again and again.

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The Nonfiction Writers Conference Teleseminar Is Coming Soon!

There are few things that can propel your career as an author like attending seminars and meeting industry experts can. But travel and the time and effort it takes to participate in opportunities for continuing education can be expensive and time-consuming. Thankfully

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Amazon Implementing Ebook Quality Control Measures February 3, 2016

WHERE HAS THE QUALITY CONTROL IN PUBLISHING GONE? Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that Amazon has changed the publishing landscape. Some of these changes are arguably for the good of authors and readers. The ability for authors to

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6 Query Letter Must-haves

If you want to sell the idea of your book to an agent, acquisition editor, or a publisher you must have an excellent query letter. Not an excellent book, an excellent query letter. There are many excellent books out there

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