Saturday, March 2, 2013

Self-Publishing Blog Posts of Interest - Selecting an Editor, Work With PDFs, Word to Kindle Conversion, the Latest from Morris Rosenthal and More

It is about that time again! Here are a few of the blog posts I have found interesting or helpful for self-publishers recently.

From the BookBaby Blog

Booking Your Own Virtual Book Tour - we all need to learn as much as possible about book marketing!

From Joel Friedlander's The Book Designer

How to Find the Just-Right Freelance Editor - something ever self-published author should read.

Also from Joel Friedlander's The Book Designer

Adding Photos and Creating PDFs - for self-publishers who use CreateSpace - a must read.

From Aaron Shepard's From Word to Kindle

Click here to visit the blog. There have been too many updates to pick one. If you are trying to learn the details of how to convert your Word manuscript into a Kindle ready file, you'll wan to visit this site.

From Morris Rosenthal's Self-Publishing 2.0

Publishers Facing Obsolescence On Amazon - the latest musing about Amazon from one of the early leaders in the modern self-publishing industry.

From Michael Marcus' Book Making

Do Authors Need to Work With Literary Agents? - Michael's take on this issue.

From  Dana Lynn Smith's  The Savvy Book Marketer

What's the Best Way for Author's to Use Twitter? - I haven't figured this out and I am not a big fan of social media. Huge time eater! Thus, I read what Dana had to say.

From Forbes - An article on self-publishing

Considering Self-Publishing? - An interesting read about what Guy Kawasaki things about the state of self-publishing and the future of traditional publishing.