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Using Back Matter in your Ebooks Correctly

Today I’d like to talk about something that I don’t see talked about in too much detail on the web. It is however something that I’ve seen certain authors inquire about on the Kindleboards so I thought why not bring it up for some discussion. As you create your ebooks whether it’s meant for Kindle […]

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Experiences with KDP Select

When KDP Select first started up I remember there were authors on both fences about it. Some were ready to grab their pitchforks but yet others were willing to try it out. They didn’t necessarily see it as a bad thing. While you’re self-publishing you’ll encounter risks on a daily basis. Everything you do involves […]

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5 Tips for a Great Book Cover

Self-publishing is all the rage right now. There’s no denying it. Not when we have people like EL James, John Locke, Amanda Hocking and countless others seemingly coming out of nowhere. Some authors are obviously more successful than others but looking at that list, they all had one thing in common that I can see […]

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The Launch of EnemyOne

Today’s the day, I’m happy to announce the launch of EnemyOne on the web. EnemyOne is a small press publishing company that I’ve set up to publish other writers, comic creators and well, anyone who wants to join in on the effort. EnemyOne Launch EnemyOne started as the brainchild of a bunch of young kids. […]

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SEO and Self-Publishing Part 3 (Domains and URLs)

And here we are with Part 3 where I’m hopefully going to finish off this series of articles on SEO and Self-Publishing. I’ve previously gone over using keywords to drive traffic and their importance on ranking with Google as well as building links for your website. This time around I want to talk about Domains […]

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What Topic would YOU like to see on the site?

I’ve got a number of topics I still want to go over for you but I thought I’d throw the question out there. In the past year or so I’ve covered Digital Comics, Selling Digital Comics, Making Comics, some business related stuff, Self-Publishing, Writing Comics, some Website Design stuff and a few other tidbits. I […]

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A Roundup of the Best WordPress Plugins

I’ve been going through WordPress Plugins left and right lately so I thought I’d do a quick post to let you know what I’m finding useful. (Quick? Ha, this one turned into a monster!) If you do a quick search on Google for the “best of’s” you’ll come up with plenty of choices. Don’t even […]

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SEO and Self-Publishing Part 2 (Link Building)

This is the second part to my SEO and Self-Publishing series. Previously I touched on the power of Keywords while building your website for your comic book. Today I’m going to look at Link Building. I’ll also apologize now for the length of that last one. Hopefully this one won’t be nearly as long. There […]

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SEO and Self-Publishing Part 1 (Keywords)

If you read my newest post today you’ll be aware that I’m starting a new series of articles aimed at teaching comic book creators about SEO. It’s a rather large topic so I won’t be able to cover everything I’m afraid but I’m going to do my best to cover off what I feel are […]

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SEO and Self-Publishing Your Comic Book – An Intro

Over the past several months I’ve been looking at starting my own small publishing company. I have a feeling that in its beginning stages though that it will primarily be just a brand name for my self-published ventures. I’ve longed for the day where I’m in control of every aspect of my business and in […]

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Guest Post: The Write Stuff – Writing Comics

The following is a guest post delivered to me by Curt Pires, a fellow comics writer.   THE WRITE STUFF:  Writing Comics, by Curt Pires So you want to be a real life bonified comic book writer? Great.  Welcome to the club.  There’s lots of us. We have tee shirts. And debt. Lots of it. […]

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You + Me, Me + You: Artist(s) Search

I’ve made a few postings elsewhere but I’ve not received as much interest as I would have liked so I’m gonna throw this up here as well. I am currently in search of an artist or even multiple artists to work on some projects with me. Most of these projects will be on the small […]

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