The Best Way to Plan Blog Posts

If you’re like me, you see the value in scheduling things on a calendar. If you’re really like me, you are a little lazy, and will easily let something go undone because you didn’t schedule it ahead of time.  I’ve used every...

LiveHacked.com 2014 Reader Survey

It’s time, again, to do another survey.  Last year, I ran a short survey and sent it out to my mailing subscribers. It went well — over 100 responses in all, but I think we can do much better this year.  I used the information collected to answer...

A Great Reason You Should Self-Publish Your Book…

…Is that you get to be in full control of the process.  You get the final say in cover design, editing, formatting, layout, and everything else related to your book’s release. Don’t like the back cover font? Change it.  Don’t care for the way your author image appears...

Only $500? Here’s How I’d Do It… (SPA #2)

[simple_series title=”Self-Publishing Answers”] An anonymous reader writes in:  Hi Nick, If you had $500 and could only go with Amazon/Amazon KDP, Smashwords, Bookbaby or Lulu which would you choose and why. (And yes the money includes prof. edits and...

Ever Heard of StoryBundle.com?

Needing some ideas for a Christmas/New Year book promo? Check out StoryBundle.com. I had the pleasure of interviewing Jason Chen, from StoryBundle.com, recently after I discovered the site during a marketing campaign for The Golden Crystal.   Check out...

Want to Win The Golden Crystal – Audiobook Version?

If you haven’t read The Golden Crystal and want to, I’m hosting a contest through my friends at Rafflecopter.com.  You can enter multiple times, and on multiple days, so don’t forget to come back during the week! The contest is...