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Blogging Tips: 5 Helpful Hints for Generating and Executing Article Ideas 6

Take it from someone with a personal finance site of his own and another weekly column to boot, coming up with article idea for your blog isn't always easy. There have certainly been times when I've paced the halls of my apartment, struggling to land on any sort of inspiration...

“Writing the Damn Book” Review

Nearly three years ago this month, I officially completed my first book The E-Ticket Life. What started with sporadic and, for lack of a better term, unfocused writing sessions had become more structured in the weeks leading up that magical moment, enabling me to cross that finish line. Of course, establishing that...

Book Reviews: Why You Need Them and Tips for Getting Them 6

Whether you're preparing to launch your book or trying to keep the momentum going, earning reviews can go a long way in helping the success of your title. Follow these steps to get more book reviews and ultimately increase your sales.

What to Do When Your Book Idea Just Isn’t Working

Writing a book is never an easy task. From developing your idea to finding the time to put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard, as is more likely the case), it is certainly a journey. Furthermore, at nearly any stage of your book, the whole thing can start to...

Print vs. Ebook: Which is Right for Your Self-Published Project?

When developing a book idea, one question you might forget to ask yourself is whether you envision your project as a printed book, as an ebook, or both. I actually have some experience with this question as my first book, The E-Ticket Life, has a proper print run while my latest...

Podcast: Laying Out Your Self-Published Book with InDesign

If you're self-publishing a book, one element you may be inclined to gloss over is the book's layout. This is likely because many assume that the words themselves are the only important aspect of any book and that the rest is just fluff. Although it's true that no bad book...