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Guest Post: Key Takeaways from FutureBook 2012 by Henry Strick

by Miral Sattar  •  December 27, 2012

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We’re excited to have Henry Strick guest post for us about The Future Book Conference. A lot of the takeaways are applicable to self published and indie authors as well.


Interview with Author Lorna Suzuki

by Miral Sattar  •  December 22, 2012

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Today we have author Lorna Suzuki on the blog to talk about her books, self-publishing, and how her work was optioned for a movie! We hope you enjoy. Leave some comments below and enter our giveaway to win one of Lorna’s books!


Auction to Support the Families of Newtown Shooting Tragedy

by Miral Sattar  •  December 19, 2012

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As a publishing industry, we can ban together to make a difference in more lives once again. As humans, we can step up and help each other. What is PubHeartsConn? It’s an online auction to benefit the victims of the Sandy Hook Connecticut shootings through Newtown Youth and Family Services. The auction is currently scheduled to

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Join us for Indiechat 12/18 at 9pm EST! Topic: Holiday Marketing with Duolit

by BiblioCrunch  •  December 17, 2012

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As some of you may know recently we took over the twitter chat #indiechat. #Indiechat is held every Tuesday at 9pm EST. You can check out our previous chat logs onBiblioCrunch Storify. This week on #indiechat we will have @duolit, one of my favorite self-publishing teams to talk about holiday marketing. As a marketer myself this is

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Marketing Ideas: Gift Bags

by Kate Tilton  • 

Published in Publishing Tips  •  8 comments

Last month we went to the Romance Writers of America Conference. Did you know that romance readers read about 2.5 book on average per week? We also came across some cute book swag.


Thank You for Coming to our Holiday Party

by Miral Sattar  •  December 14, 2012

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This Wednesday we held our first holiday party with our friends over at Booksworks! We had a nice mix of over 50 authors, publishers, editors, publicists, and startups from all over NYC.   Miral Sattar of BiblioCrunch and Betty Sargent of BookWorks   We loved hearing about the new book to app tool that Bowker

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First Ever INDIE ReCon Conference – Make Indie Publishing a Mission Possible

by Miral Sattar  •  December 11, 2012

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We’re so excited to be part of the INDIE ReCon Conference coming up! What is INDIE ReCon, you ask? A group of indie writers have pulled together and are hosting a FREE online conference on everything INDIE in Feb 2013! Details below!


Things You Need to Know About ISBN Numbers

by Miral Sattar  •  December 10, 2012

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Did you know that having an ISBN number ups your rank in Google? Or that there is no such thing as an eISBN? A lot of the authors we work with ask whether they need an ISBN? We had a chance to speak to Laura Dawson of Bowker, the company that distributes ISBNs, to get

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Join us for Indiechat 12/11 at 9pm EST! Topic: KDP Select with Will Entrekin

by BiblioCrunch  •  December 7, 2012

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As some of you may know recently we took over the twitter chat #indiechat. #Indiechat is held every Tuesday at 9pm EST. You can check out our previous chat logs on BiblioCrunch Storify. This week on #indiechat we will have @willentrekin talking about whether you should enroll in Kindle Direct Publishing Select or not. We’ll also cover

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Exclusive Tools of Change (TOC) Discount for BiblioCrunch Readers and Members!

by BiblioCrunch  • 

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Today we have a great discount for you from Tools of Change for Publishing (TOC)! This discount code can be used for TOC’s upcoming conference in February, but we love it because of Author Revolution Day.