Best selling author Jake Needham talks about the brave new world of independent publishing.Read article
When it comes to publishing on the web, whether it’s websites or eBooks, typography comes pretty low down most people’s lists of priorities. As long as the words are legible, that’s good enough. Now, where’s my hi-res cover illustration and my snazzy logo?
Matthew Butterick’s here to tell us why this approach is all wrong, with his book, Butterick’s Practical Typography.Read article
If you’re a creative kind of person and would like to sell your creations online, very likely the first question you’ll ask is: How do I do it?
The problem for many creative types is that they don’t have the time, technical skills or inclination to build themselves a website of any kind—let alone an eCommerce website, which is a notoriously complicated process.Read article
[From the book WWWordsmith: Forging a living from online writing]
Writing as a job
Online businesses need website content to keep their pages engaging and interesting so that they can attract more people, or “traffic”. This is where you as an aspiring online writer come in.
When it comes to written content for websites, demand far outstrips supply.Read article
In my earlier blog posting, I wrote about how artists can use Gumroad to make money online. But it’s not just useful for artists, it can be used by all sorts of people to sell all sorts of things.
Gumroad is for independent writers, designers, game developers, musicians, artists, filmmakers, and anyone in-between. Simply, if you’re a creator — Gumroad is for you.
We’re putting three of our ErgoGuides business eBooks on a special free promotion for two days only. If you missed the free promos the first time around when we launched the books, now you have a second chance to get them free again.
The sale starts at 0800 GMT on Friday 27 December (nominally—depending on Amazon’s internal workings, the actual start may be anything up to two hours after that time) and ends 48 hours later, ie 0800 GMT on Sunday 29 December or up to two hours afterwards. Get them while they’re free!Read article
If you’re a regular reader of Kay’s blog, you may remember my “spelling bee” post from a little while back, giving a couple of hints on how to avoid some common spelling mistakes.
‘Tis the season to be jolly (or it soon will be), so here’s a link to a dozen amusing Christmassy spelling mistakes that have cropped up on Twitter a few times already this year.Read article
[Review of the 1st edition]
Well, I knew this wasn’t going to be a long read at an estimated 21 pages, but I was curious to see just what amazing advice might be shared in such a short document. Mr Hedley (Alex) tells us that he’s an Internet entrepreneur and doesn’t want to bore us with his motivational story in the same way as other Internet marketers do. He’s going to teach you his SEO method without any fluff and his system isn’t taught ANYWHERE else on the Internet.Read article