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Current events! How do you keep up with the current events of self-publishing or indie publishing? It’s hard! So much happens every month: Amazon changes of policy, Facebook policy changes, new services to help you do XXX, new strategies for XXX, and so on. You want to keep up with new ideas, strategies and tips

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INDIE AUTHOR - How to Use Kindle PPC Ads to Promote and Sell Your Book | IndieKidsBooks.com

Amazon has allowed authors to advertise their ebooks for several years, but it was limited to those ebooks enrolled in KDP Select. In December, 2016, though, they opened it to any ebooks. The AMS (Amazon Marketing Service) ads are the latest addition to options for authors to advertise their books. Like any small business, advertising

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What's it like to be an Author-Publisher? Here's a typical day. | IndieKidsBooks.com

I go to work. My husband and I own a 3-story Victorian house in the historic Quapaw District of Little Rock, AR. My office–home of Mims House publishing–is the attic of the Mims House. In the historic district, the houses are named by the family who lived there in 1890. Our house is the Mims

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Early on, every indie or self-publisher must answer a crucial question: what’s the scope of your publishing program. Will you publish only one book? Will you publish every book you write? Or will you become a hybrid author, publishing some yourself and traditionally publishing others? There is, of course, no right or wrong. There are

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As an independent publisher, what are your assets? Your digital files! As I uploaded files today to the EPIC! app, I was struck again with the fact that I’m in a digital file business. Every place that sells my books wants a digital file, even the printers who produce the print books. I recently uploaded