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THE POWER OF KEYWORDS TO BOOST YOUR SALES

KEYWORDS  What are they?  Why are they so important?  How do I find the right keywords for my book? WHAT ARE THEY?  In this blog we’ll be looking at the 7 keywords required before you upload your book to the Amazon platform.  Every day and every night, hundreds of thousands

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HOW TO EASILY UPLOAD YOUR E-BOOK TO KINDLE

FIRST THINGS FIRST! Once you’ve logged in to your KDP account, click on + ‘Kindle eBook’ underneath ‘Create a New Title’ (see below).  You now have three pages to complete before publishing your book and I’ll take you through each of these step-by-step. Amazon often changes the look of its

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WRITING A KILLER NON-FICTION BOOK DESCRIPTION

This week, our focus is on writing non-fiction Book Descriptions and by the time you’ve read this blog, you’ll be well on your way to producing a well-crafted Book Description that sells! The first requisite is having a fabulous manuscript to begin with.  A sub-par book that fails to give

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COPYRIGHTING YOUR BOOK

There are three aspects of copyrighting that we’re going to cover in this blog that may save you some aggravation further down the road. AUTOMATIC COPYRIGHT PROTECTION Firstly, the good news is that you own the copyright to your book the moment you put pen to paper or type the

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11 FAQ’s ABOUT ISBN’s THAT SELF-PUBLISHING AUTHORS NEED TO KNOW.

1. What is an ISBN? ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number and is a unique numerical identifier.  It allows bookshops, online retailers, distributors, wholesalers and libraries to classify books, analyse sales data and facilitate stock control.  All print versions of books must have an ISBN which is found in barcode

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YOU DON’T NEED A MAC TO USE VELLUM!

The Secret To Professional Book Formatting With Vellum Is Within Your Grasp If you’ve heard of Vellum, you’ll know that it’s regarded as probably the best formatting software out there.  The only snag is that only Mac users can download it!  The makers of Vellum have made it known that

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THE SECRET TO UNLOCKING MORE BOOK CATEGORIES

HOW MANY CATEGORIES CAN MY BOOKS BE LISTED UNDER? Choosing the right book categories can have a huge impact on whether your book becomes a #1 Amazon Best Seller or not. When you set up your book details on KDP prior to publishing, you are invited to choose two categories. 

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HOW TO FORMAT YOUR KINDLE BOOK IN EASY STEPS

First things first!  What is formatting? Basically, it’s how your finished manuscript looks and reads on the platform to which you send it.  It’s about fonts, font sizes, indents, line spacing, paragraph breaks, page breaks to name a few. One thing is for sure.  You need to format your Kindle

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5 AWESOME WAYS TO SELL MORE BOOKS

OK, so you’ve just written your non-fiction book and the content is spot-on, appealing and saleable.  You’re sure the text is grammatically correct, there are no spelling faults and your book has been formatted for the Amazon platform. You may be uploading your book on to the Amazon platform for

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