Resources and tips for the self-published author.

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Extended! Black Friday – Cyber Monday Special – 75% off on Premium Plans

by BiblioCrunch  •  November 23, 2012

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We’ve extended our CyberMonday sale to the end of Tuesday. Starting today through Monday 11/26 we’re  hosting our Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale. 

Indie Author Awards

by Kate Tilton  •  November 15, 2012

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In my time working with Indie Authors I have found that many authors do not know there are dozens of awards out their that indie and self-published books are eligible to win. Like making an ebook free for a limited time, entering for an award can be a great marketing tool. To help get you

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Finding out how to reach an audience at the Self-Publishing Book Expo

by Steven Graboski  •  November 8, 2012

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BiblioCrunch and hundreds of writers and book professionals came together at The Sheraton Hotel at Midtown Manhattan for the Self-Publishing Book Expo. Perhaps the most striking part of all this was the date: October 27, just before Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast. We hope our readers and all who attended the event made it through

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How to do a virtual writing group with Skype, Google Hangout, or FaceTime

by Miral Sattar  •  November 6, 2012

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Everyone once in awhile I join the Twitter chat #writestuff to exchange writing ideas and tips. The chat, hosted by teacher-writer Andrea Cumbo (@andilit), happens every Tuesday night. In a recent chat I mentioned how virtual writing groups are a good way to stay motivated.  I got a lot of questions and decided to chronicle

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Stay motivated – NaNoWriMo 10 minute writing sprints

by BiblioCrunch  •  November 5, 2012

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Trying to stay motivated during NaNoWriMo? Join us during our 10 minute writing sprints.  

We’re excited to be an official sponsor for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)

by Miral Sattar  •  October 31, 2012

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Dear NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) participants, I’m Miral Sattar, writer/journalist/techie and founder of BiblioCrunch. Kudos to you for embarking on this novel-writing challenge! We’re proud to be an official sponsor for NaNoWriMo and we’ll be supporting our authors in a variety of ways. To start we’ll be hosting a series of Twitter chats on

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Ways to Promote Your Free eBook

by Kate Tilton  •  October 26, 2012

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Earlier in the week we covered the sites to help you promote your book when it’s free. Here’s a list of other (simple) steps to take to promote your books.

Sites to spread the word about your free ebook

by Kate Tilton  •  October 24, 2012

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Free ebooks have become one of the many marketing tools used by self-published authors to promote their work.

Exclusive CUNYJCamp Discount for BiblioCrunch Readers and Members!

by BiblioCrunch  •  October 18, 2012

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Today we have a pretty exciting discount for you! We’ve partnered up with CUNYJCamp. Users who register with BC2012 get 10% off CUNYJCamp classes! CUNY J Camp is all about efficient learning for busy professionals. They offer multimedia training and journalism workshops in the heart of Manhattan, at the City University of New York’s Graduate School

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“What is a blog tour?” Interview with Author/Marketer S.R. Johannes + giveaway

by Kate Tilton  •  October 15, 2012

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Today I am so happy to be interviewing Shelli (S.R.) Johannes, author of the Nature of Grace series and marketing maven. Shelli has been on tour for the last six weeks and has come to share her great advice. Hello Shelli! Thank you so much for joining us today on the BiblioCrunch Blog. Can you

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