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How to market your book and sell it online

How to market your book and sell it online

We speak to authors all day who ask about marketing. What is it? How do I do it? Can someone take care of it for me? Here is an article to answer these questions and teach you how to market your book. Hopefully it will leave you feeling clearer about what marketing is...

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6 reasons to use book writing software

6 reasons to use book writing software

Writing a manuscript requires preparation and structure. Back in the day, a manuscript was handwritten on paper and then transcribed on a typewriter prior to publication. But nowadays manuscripts are more often typed on a computer using a book writing software. With...

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Book cover design fundamentals

Book cover design fundamentals

The publishing world has transformed in significant ways over the past several decades—with the emergence of the Internet, print-on-demand and ebooks, each having contributed to the birth of the indie author movement. Despite these changes in the landscape, many...

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Finalizing your manuscript for the editor

Finalizing your manuscript for the editor

The most important thing for a writer is, of course, to write. To publish your book, you first need to write your manuscript. Once your manuscript is done, next comes the editing — followed by cover design and book layout, printing, and marketing. To make sure your...

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Why you need to know your target readership

Why you need to know your target readership

“Who is your target readership?” It sounds like a question straight out of a marketing pamphlet. But it’s a question every author would benefit from asking as early on as possible in their writing process. The answer will not only affect how you plan to sell your...

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Colour reproduction

Colour reproduction

Interview with Simon Dulac, founder of Rapido Books Proper colour reproduction can sometimes be difficult. Why is that? I’ve spent over thirty years working in photoengraving, in offset as well as digital printing, and I can tell you that colour reproduction is a...

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Getting Published in Canada

Getting Published in Canada

Getting published in Canada On November 30th I attended the annual Pop-Up Book Fair, organized by the AELAQ (Association of English-Language Publishers of Quebec) in Montreal. One of their panels, titled "Getting Published in Quebec", featured panelists Dimitri...

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