eBook publishing diary – Part #4: The “self-publishing half-life work cycle” and 10 practical tips for social media marketing

Okay. So you’ve published. What now? Sit back and wait for the monies to start rolling in? No. Now the work you have to do changes, which is really the toughest part to get used to with self-publishing. The writing process takes you into a consistent, focused routine. This is the longest period in the self-pub cycle. Then you change …

eBook publishing diary – Part #3: KDP vs. Smashwords vs. Scribd or “You can’t handle the truth!”.

  So you think you’re ready to publish?  Do you think Tom Cruise was ready for Jack Nicholson when he flew out to Guantanamo Bay to be subjected to homophobic abuse by an angry old man over breakfast?  The answer to both questions is, of course, “No”.  I wasn’t ready for publishing.  I was prepared, yes, but did I know …