How-to Quickie: Make a Memorable Affiliate Link

Memorable affiliate link setups are easy, and here’s a quick video to show you how to create a link you can simply mention to anyone. Great if you’re now regularly making affiliate links from items on Amazon – especially linking to your own books and eBooks! It’s always important for authors to show off their books […]

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Wrote My First eBook

I’m about to complete my part in eBook number 170. Here’s what I wish I’d known before I started this journey. 1. You will need to write much more than you thought. I knew that I’d probably want to write more than just one eBook, in fact, I could imagine dozens that I wanted to […]

Why I tell writers not to get too excited about copyright.

There are reasonable privacy precautions to take when you start a publishing project. But don’t obsess over the stuff that doesn’t matter. Almost every Author comes to me with a lot of fear (read: baggage from bad stories they’ve heard or imagined) about “copyright” and the possibility of people stealing their stuff. In all 12+ years […]

Jill Exler Is My Hero

Jill Exler is a Mum, Author, and Entrepreneur who is really hitting the streets with her tool for self-published Authors, Jill’s smile isn’t the only bright thing about her. Jexbo only takes 5% for any self-pubs that list their books on her site, as compared to (ultimately) over 50%, depending on the variety of […]

I’m Going To BlogWorld Expo 2010 #BWE10

I’m heading to BlogWorld Expo (#BWE10) this week, this year to focus on podcast and blog syndication. I’ll be live tweeting (@peggyrichardson) from the conference, including a mixed bag of speakers and conference sessions. Last year, I had a similar mission, to learn about video blogging. But this year, having changed some of my podcasting […]