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Joanna Penn, February 2014
Content Marketing »

Content Marketing February 2014 by Joanna Penn This image from Joanna Penn’s site is captioned “Making videos at the British Museum, London — just part of the job.” Content marketing is using content that you create to attract people so that they will become part of your sales process. For example, you can write useful …

Kristen Eckstein, January 2014
5 Ways to Repurpose Your Book Content for More Exposure and More Sales »

Kristen Eckstein is an author and award-winning international speaker who has started 50 publishing companies and published 160 books and e-books. The founder of the “I Am Published!” Ghost Publishing program, the Self-Publish On Demand training program, and the 21 Ways book series, she reports that she embarked on writing and publishing a new Kindle book every …

Mary Shafer, January 2014
Skype is Your Friend »

Mary Shafer is an independent publisher, an award-winning author, and a marketing consultant with more than 20 years in the industry. Formerly president of the MidAtlantic Book Publishers Association, she provides guidance for authors considering self-publishing, and for indie publishers seeking greater success, at IndieNavigator.com. If you’re an indie publisher who hasn’t heard of Skype, …

The Top 10 Ways to Market Online in 2014 – with John Kremer »

  LISTEN NOW: Member (Price $39) | Non-Member (Price $49) Session Description: Would you like to sell hundreds of books in the next two weeks? Would you like to get thousands of new visitors to your website in the next month? Would you like to learn how to connect with the top websites your potential …

Tanya Hall, December 2013
A Book Marketing Timeline »

A Book Marketing Timeline December 2013 by Tanya Hall Marketing a book is hard work, no doubt. Countless books, articles, blog posts, conference speakers, and so on remind us of this on a regular basis and give us initiative after initiative to pile onto the book launch to-do list. So how does a publisher prioritize …

Bethany Brown, November 2013
E-book Cover Design Tips »

E-Book Cover Design Tips November 2013 by Bethany Brown You may be focusing your sales and marketing efforts on print books, with e-book versions also available. Or you may be focusing on your e-books while making a printed edition available through CreateSpace and/or Lightning Source. Either way, your e-book cover is important. Here are seven …

Linda Carlson, November 2013
The Language of Publishing: T-Z »

The Language of Publishing T-Z November 2013 by Linda Carlson Welcome to the concluding installment of our printing and publishing glossary. We’ve now demystified both centuries-old printing lingo and the jargon of 21st-century publishing, starting with acid-free and acquisitions editor, and wrapping up this month with x-height and Zip file. If you’ve missed any of the issues with A through S, see Independent magazine at ibpa-online.org. Coming …

IBPA Report from the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair »

(BLOG POST) By Angela Bole, IBPA Executive Director– Anyone who says the book industry is dead has never been to the Frankfurt Book Fair! During the 2013 Fair, held October 9-13 in Frankfurt, Germany, over 7,300 exhibitors and 276,000 visitors convened in Frankfurt’s Messe (Messe = “Fair”) for international conversations about the book, both public …

Abbe Rolnick Focuses on the Business of Publishing »

(BLOG POST) By Abbe Rolnick — I once aspired to be a comedian and my parents told me to be a good one. They told me to take my funny self seriously or no one else would. When I decided to publish my first book, River of Angels, I did so not because of the …

IBPA Publishing University 2014 »

THIS IS IT! The Premier Educational Event for Independent Publishers and Self-Published Authors. Don’t miss IBPA’s 2014 Publishing University — scheduled for March 21, 22, 2014 at the Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel in San Francisco. Based on member feedback, the 2014 program will include: New information about how to get your content published, distributed, and read. …

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