Social Media For eBook Authors, The 5-Second Version

Social media for eBook Authors? BIG topic! Here’s one small way to think about it. We all know that social media for eBook Authors is super important, and is great for general “buzz” about your eBook. But the best part about social media is that it’s easily measurable, and sales types love things that are […]

10 Things to Know Before You Write an eBook

My number one question of all time is, “How do I start writing an eBook?” Here are my top 10 recommendations. 1. Don’t buy any software or services. Part of the reason I do what I do is to demonstrate to Authors that they really, really can do this all by themselves. As you’ll see […]

10 Things Authors Should Know About QR Codes

I’ve spent the last year working with a firm here in the US, doing research and application development related to the use of QR codes for marketing. As a writer, I’m always on the lookout for how everything I encounter relates to information marketing, and I’ve summarized here some points that Authors in particular should […]

The 5 Most Stupid Things People Do With Their eBook Business

I’ve often said that it is our duty as entrepreneurial publishers to hold ourselves to a higher standard. Like our Mothers in the 1960’s and 1970’s, we are paving the road for those who come after us. If we make eBooks and entrepreneurial publishing look cheap, unprofessional, or just plain awful, what are we doing […]

I’m speaking at the Editors’ Association of Canada on Sept. 25th

I’ll be speaking with the other two Book Broads on Sept. 25th for the Editor’s Association of Canada (, about Creating and Editing Social Content, from 10am to 4pm at SFU’s Harbour Centre Campus, in downtown Vancouver. George Plumley, the Author of WordPress 24 Hour Trainer will be joining us to talk about WordPress, the […]