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Daniel S. Janik, April 2013
Book Promotion for—and with—Authors »

“What would your publishing house do to promote my book?” That’s a question I’m often asked by authors, and it’s a good one, especially given the rapidly evolving changes in today’s publishing industry. However, when I hear it, I take a deep breath and remind myself that what is often meant is, “How will you …

Roy M. Carlisle, March 2013
What I Think is Really Going on in Publishing »

PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 by Roy M. Carlisle, Acquisitions Director, Independent Institute — According to Nielsen’s BookScan service, the first book in the Shades trilogy, Fifty Shades of Grey, sold 6,345,387 copies in trade paper in the United States between its publication date in April 2012 and the end of that year. Other sources state that the series has …

Kevin Cashman, February 2013
Step Back to Lead Forward »

  Step Back to Lead Forward by Kevin Cashman   When I signed books at BookExpo America several years ago, I was one of 32 authors who stepped out from behind a velvet curtain onto an elevated podium every half-hour or so. Attendees lined up in long rows and patiently waited to receive their signed …

Linda Carlson, February 2013
The Language of Publishing: J, K, L, M »

  The Language of Publishing J, K, L, M   by Linda Carlson This is the fourth installment of our glossary of publishing terms, which is designed to help publishing veterans, industry newcomers, and traditionally published authors experimenting with self-publishing, whether print or digital. Our goal: to define old and new words and phrases that …

The Top 10 Ways to Market Online in 2013 – with John Kremer of Open Horizons and »

The Top 10 Ways to Market Online in 2013 – with John Kremer of Open Horizons and February 20, 2013 – 11:00 am PST/ 2:00 pm EST 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 …

Florrie Binford Kichler, January 2013
President’s Post: Five Habits of Powerful Publishers »

PUBLISHED JANUARY 2013 by Florrie Binford Kichler, Executive Director, Independent Book Publishers Association — If I asked 10 publishers to describe their biggest challenge in the industry today, I would bet my last digital file that 10 out of 10 would say it is keeping up with the relentless pace of change. Change is unceasing, …

Linda Carlson, December 2012
The Language of Publishing: G, H, I »

  The Language of Publishing   December 2012 by Linda Carlson   In September and October, we began a series on the language of publishing—or, as Joel Friedlander of calls it, the mumbo-jumbo you need to understand when speaking to designers, book manufacturers, wholesalers, and POD specialists. The glossary we’re developing is designed to …

Linda Carlson, November 2012
Members in the Spotlight: November 2012 »

      Spotlight November 2012 Posture Power Publicity When she was profiled as “Interesting Expert of the Week, Practical Glamour Edition” by a blogger for ProfNet, Constance Dunn of RLD Publications Inc. offered advice that’s valuable for everyone who makes presentations of any kind: Capitalize, she said, “on the power of good posture. It doesn’t cost …

Jeremy Goldman, November 2012
Social Media Strategy: Go Where Your Audience Is »

Social Media Strategy: Go Where Your Audience Is by Jeremy Goldman When you go to a buffet, do you put a little bit of everything on your plate? Then, after your fourth trip to the buffet table to gorge yourself, do you realize that you might have been better off having had more of one …

Joel Friedlander, October 2012
15 Steps to Powerful Videos »

  15 Steps to Powerful Videos October 2012 by Joel Friedlander   Video is everywhere in blogs today. As many people predicted, when Web surfers get broadband Internet service, they want blog video and lots of it. Let’s face it, we’ve all been raised on television in one way or another, and that’s got to …

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