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The Indie Author Business Plan: A Step-By-Step Outline

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Business, Marketing|Tags: , , |

Successful indie authors have one thing in common: they realize that they are not only writers, they are also business owners, marketers, salespeople and much more. The reality is that authors can no longer be [...]

7 Reasons Why Self-Publishing Is The Right Choice For Authors

By | November 7th, 2016|Categories: Business, Publishing|Tags: , |

The self-publishing vs traditional publishing debate is something all authors have at some point in their career. After all, both options have benefits. At EditionGuard, we support primarily self-published authors and have had the opportunity [...]

Hey Authors, Social Media Doesn’t Work

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: Marketing|Tags: , , , |

Social media doesn’t work for authors. At least not how most authors are using it. Hearing that social media doesn’t work might be shocking to you, considering how popular social media is right now. Every [...]

17 Great Websites For Indie Authors: The Self-Publishing Advice Authors Need

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: Publishing|Tags: , |

Being an indie author is hard. Self-publishing a book requires much more than just writing skills. You must know how to price your book, how to market your book, which services you should invest in [...]

EditionGuard Social DRM vs Adobe DRM: Which Is Best For You?

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: Business, Technology|Tags: , , |

Digital Right Management (DRM) protects eBooks from illegal piracy by using active and/or passive protection methods. If you are new to EditionGuard or are considering changing your eBook protection settings, you may be curious to [...]

Self-Publishing A Book: 16 Things Authors Need To Know

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Marketing, Publishing|Tags: , , , |

A lot has changed in the past 20 years in terms of publishing a book. The barriers to entry have disappeared, digital publishing is on the rise and more authors are turning to self-publishing. If [...]

10 Essential Components of an Author Website

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: Design, eCommerce, Technology|Tags: , , |

An author website is a crucial part of your overall business. Having an author website is no longer an option, it is a necessity. Ten years ago your author website could have been very simple; [...]

Why No One Will Read Your Next Book

By | September 12th, 2016|Categories: Business, Marketing|Tags: , , , |

Here is the harsh reality: no one will read your next book. Thats right, all of the hard work you put into completing the book will go to waste. If the thought of this makes [...]

Writing Fiction, Part 4: Final Steps

By | February 25th, 2016|Categories: eBook Writing|Tags: , , |

When you're writing fiction, it can often feel like the end is always just beyond your grasp, but you will eventually reach the final stages of your eBook. As with any piece of writing, however, [...]

Indie Author Tools: Creative Writing Software

By | October 1st, 2015|Categories: eBook Writing|Tags: , , , |

Fiction indie authors can sometimes hit stumbling blocks that may hinder creativity, but creative writing software is designed to help propel your writing forward. There are several different types of creative writing software, but the primary purpose of [...]

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