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Hero Festival: my experience

On November 7th and 8th I have participated with my book Raven Boy at the first edition of the Hero Festival in Marseille.

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It was a very refreshing and inspiring experience. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 15, 2014 in Author Resources, News

 

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Author website optimization tips

Following my previous post, here is more on do’s and don’ts for the author’s websites. button-32259_640

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Posted by on September 10, 2014 in Author Resources

 

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The importance of your website

Every author needs social media. It’s a great way to connect and stay in touch with your fans, to announce your events and new releases etc. However, no social media equals your own website. Consider it being your own virtual home. It’s a proof that you are serious about your book.  ID-100273442 Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 27, 2014 in Author Resources

 

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Getting your book reviewed – strategy 2

Is it really that bad to buy a review for your book? I believe as far as this review is honest, it’s totally OK and can even be very effective. It’s just that when you pay for something, you are 90% sure to have the job done and on time. And there is quite a lot of recognized amazon reviewers who actually earn money for writing their reviews. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 11, 2014 in Author Resources

 

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How to get a lot of book reviews – strategy 1

Getting your book reviewed requires some work and research. It is obviously a lot less expensive if you are dealing with an ebook, but still just as tricky. The fact is that very few of those who have downloaded your ebook from Amazon during the free promotion are going to write a review. Most of the people wouldn’t bother.

I’d like to talk about one awesome way to get reviews that I discovered recently by pure chance. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 28, 2014 in Author Resources

 

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About negative book reviews

There is no author who has never received a bad review. Even better – the more popular the book is, the more negative reviews you can find for it. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 22, 2014 in Author Resources

 

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How to optimize your KDP book cover

Most people won’t read your book description if the book cover didn’t attract their attention.

I am not a designer and when I was publishing my first book I had no budget to hire one, so I had to figure out on my own how to deal with the book cover issue.

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Posted by on July 10, 2014 in Author Resources

 

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