Business of Publishing

Guy Kawasaki’s Best Tips for Publishing Your Own Book

Popular author, investor and entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki Kawasaki delivered a keynote speech based on his 2012 self-published book APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur — How to Publish a Book. He gave an audience at the annual BookExpo America conference some advice: Publish your book yourself.

Full article at: terra.com

14 Tips for Good Kindle Cover Design

Covers, for many authors, turn out to be an afterthought. And the lack of planning, design and reader-based execution can really impact a book’s sales: in a bad way. James Smith of HumbleNations.com offers 14 must-know tips for making a cover great.

Full article at: humblenations.com

Self-publishing is nothing new. The web just makes it easier

While self-publishing may not be new, what it’s doing to the author’s ability to get her work into the hands of readers has completely changed the publishing game. And has changed the author-reader relationship forever.

Full article at: irishtimes.com