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Be the first to learn the results of the third annual Smashwords Survey, an RT Booklover’s exclusive. What ebook price drives the most sales, or earns you the most money? Do readers prefer longer books or shorter books? Smashwords founder Mark Coker answers these and many other new questions based on statistical data mined from Smashwords sales.
Smashwords founder Mark Coker dives deep into preorders, the most significant new sales tool for romance authors. Learn strategies and best practices that will help you increase the discoverability, merchandising and sales of all your titles. Learn case study examples of how romance authors have used preorders to hit the top of the charts.
Today anyone can self-publish digital books. But who can best utilize this mode of publishing? What are the benefits and pitfalls? What are the contractual issues to consider when e-publishing works that have been previously published? These questions and others will be addressed in this comprehensive, unbiased Q&A.
Your book is done and you’re ready to publish. Now what? Join Smashwords Founder Mark Coker and bestselling author Kristen Ashley to learn how easy self-publishing really is. Mark and Kristen will discuss everything you need to know about self-publishing – from formatting, pricing and cover design to growing your fan base. You’ll also hear Kristen’s self-publishing journey – from deciding to self-publish to quitting her day job to negotiating a publishing contract. Put your self-publishing fears to rest and find out how easy and quick it is to get your book in front of readers!