Copyright and Quoting Others

A number of years ago, I worked with a client who was quoting others for inspiration in her book, and as a matter of professionalism, we investigated what the legal impact of this might be. Here’s a brief summary of what was discovered on our trip down Copyright Alley. Now, let me pause here for […]

6 eBook Tools That I Can’t Live Without

Part of my job is to try all sort of things that help Authors. Here, I’ll show you six things that I’ve personally tried, and that are really helping me with various things related to online marketing and eBooks. 1) EvernoteĀ is great for; – web-based research, saving web pages – take a pic of a […]

How to Think Like a Successful eBook Author

  Becoming successful in any field often requires a shift in thinking. Here are some of the shifts that I myself experienced, and that I continue to witness in clients and other successful eBook creators. 1. Stop thinking of yourself as an Author. Authors are amazing, creative, driven, and professional people. However, as the motivated […]

How to Title Your eBook

Here are some great tips for choosing a title for your book or eBook. Done carefully, the correct title can really help ensure the success of your project. Or not. The title of your eBook should start with your goals and keyword research. Regarding non-fiction eBooks, the title must accomplish the following things; Your title […]

Writing for eBooks vs. Writing for Paper Publication

Someone recently asked me, “Is there a difference in writing style between eBooks and paper publications?” Yes, and it can be quite dramatic. People buy eBooks for completely different reasons than they purchase paper books. Again, it comes down to knowing your audience and their needs. Let me share with you the top three reasons […]