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How Amazon’s New KU Offers Authors Way too Much and Way too Little Information All at Once

We’ve seen an entire month of Amazon’s new way of paying authors of books available on the site’s Kindle Unlimited (KU) subscription service. Now that I’ve seen it, I must admit I think authors who aren’t moving tons of content … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: New Amazon Payout Method will Work if Amazon Wants it to Work

I’m back from vacation. I was in the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a week, and, luckily, wasn’t bitten by a shark. They’ve had six bites in the last two weeks, so glad we were involved in none of … Continue reading

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Let’s Help Amazon Get This Right

I woke up this morning to an email from Amazon sent to self published authors asking them to email Hachette and ask they lower their prices. The letter had some organizational problems (the call to action was buried at the end of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Hachette, Amazon and the Missing Link

The news has been abuzz the past week or two over the Hachette/Amazon dispute.  The two are negotiating a contract, and Amazon, in what some are calling heavy-handed moves that hurts authors and consumers, has stopped stocking as many Hachette … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Using a Distributor

Last year, I mentioned I was a bit disappointed in how long it took Smashwords to implement things like price changes, as it would take 5 days to push out a change. Also, my cover for the Barnes & Noble … Continue reading

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I now have worldwide (almost) Amazon Author Pages

When Life First was published in June, I set up an Amazon author page using Amazon.com’s Author Central.  The author page groups all books by an author and provides a quick bio for curious Amazon buyers. What I learned today … Continue reading

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