Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sell More on Amazon.com: Understanding Keywords, Categories, and Amazon’s Algorithm’s

Most of us know Amazon as one of the biggest online stores where you can get everything from the latest tech gadget to your favorite book. But what many don’t realize is that Amazon is a search engine and subject to many of the same algorithm rules that sites like Google and Bing subscribe to.

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Anakana Schofield: publicising a novel – the problems

Anakana Schofield

Tricky questions … Anakana Schofield. Photograph: Tom Delamere

The first-time novelist asks why the media are so interested in herself, not her book, and why can’t she be paid?

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Dueling Surveys Say 75% of Americans Like Paper Books And 70% Like eBooks

There’s a survey circulating today that reportedly shows that ebooks aren’t nearly as popular as the latest market data would make you think. While some might report that this is a sign that ebooks were overhyped, I’m not so sure this story deserves any attention.

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Rachel Abbott: ‘Self-publishing means the success of my books is entirely down to me’

Only the Innocent’s author talks about getting to know the editing process, the advantages of having an agent – and of knowing a good designer.

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