Electronic Proofreading Tips And Tricks For Authors

Electronic Proofreading Tips And Tricks For Authors

Proofreading a long manuscript is laborious and time-consuming, but there are a few ways to make the task easier. Once you have finished your manuscript, after numerous drafts, edits and re-writes, it’s time to proofread. Ideally, this should be the task of someone other than yourself, and even more preferably, by more than one proofreader. As the author, you should leave your final proofreading of the text until others have completed the task and their notations corrected. However, before rushing into the human proofreading stage, there are a few electronic measures you can take to eradicate many fundamental errors and typos, which will make proofreading a far less time-consuming task. Step One. Divide up your manuscript. Save your original manuscript and make sure you have it

Book Promotion Links You Probably Don’t Know About

Book Promotion Links You Probably Don’t Know About

You have to promote your book, but there are more options than only your Amazon book page URL When you are promoting your book, you use links to your book on your website, blog, Facebook, Twitter, and many many more sites. The chances are that every day, you are posting at least a few links to your book. But if you keep using a direct link to your book on Amazon, people are not going to react well to seeing the same link over and over again. Good book promotion is about variety, so by giving people alternative ways to discover your book you have a much better chance of attracting their attention. I will concentrate on four popular sites where you can find links for your

Does Book Promotion And Marketing Work?

Does Book Promotion And Marketing Work?

Yes, because the alternative is no book promotion, which naturally, doesn’t work. Measuring the results of book promotion is a very inexact science. If your measure of success is 1,000’s of immediate overnight book sales, then you will be totally disappointed. Promotion is a long term project and requires patience and the mindset that it is all about gaining exposure. Sometimes it can feel like you are all alone, but with perseverance, people will notice your book, and your book promotion will pay dividends. The more times your book is seen or noticed, the more chance you have of gaining sales. The other aspect to consider is that yes, you love your book or books, but not every product brought to market succeeds. No matter

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories And Alien Contact

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories And Alien Contact

I love conspiracy theories and reading, thanks to Erich Von Daniken. As a kid and teenager, I hated reading. There were much more exciting things for a boy to do. But, when I was given a copy of Chariots of the Gods, my world changed. While other kids of my age had discovered the joy of reading from Kipling, Blyton or even the Bard, I was an ignorant teenager who hated books. Until Von Daniken. Ok, so it wasn’t the most highbrow introduction to the pleasure of reading, but Von Daniken did what no other author before him had done. He got me to love reading. Much later in life – forty or more years later, in fact, I happened across Mr Von Daniken. He was

Self Help And Personal Advice Ebooks Have Advantages

Self Help And Personal Advice Ebooks Have Advantages

Self-publishing non-fiction ebooks such as self-help, personal advice or how to books comes with distinct advantages. The biggest advantage of self-help ebooks is discoverability by Internet search. Unlike fiction, the themes of these books are very easy to define, and because of this, are ideal for using SEO to aid in being indexed by major search engines. While fiction discoverability is more or less confined to individual online retailer searches on stores such as Amazon, Apple iBooks or B&N, non-fiction, and particularly self-help and advice titles have huge potential for being found on websites, social media and blogs. Discoverability potential To take a simple example, let’s say you write an ebook about golf, and the title is How To Improve Your Golf Swing. Doing a Google search on

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