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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!

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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. 

Book Covers: Tips of the Trade

by Kate Tilton  •  December 4, 2012

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It is no secret that in the publishing world books are judged by their covers. A book cover (and the title that comes with it) are the first impression a person has of a book, whether they pick it up in the store or are browsing the digital store on Amazon. I always recommend to

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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.