AP Released New Rules at American Copy Editors Society

AP Released New Rules at American Copy Editors Society

The Associated Press Stylebook is known as a must-have reference for writers, editors, students and professionals. It has been consistently updated since its publication in 1953. You may even have a copy in your office or saved to your e-reader. If you’re one of the many that follow the AP Stylebook, you may have heard that AP released new rules during the annual American Copy Editors Society conference. 

 

 

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Why You Need an Amazon Author Page

Why You Need an Amazon Author Page

An Amazon Author Page is one of the most powerful tools in Google search. This page (if filled in appropriately) will always show up on the first page and usually one of the top three on the first page of a Google search for your name, book or company. 

It’s like having Amazon working for you for free. They have the most powerful SEO engines on the planet.

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25 Tips to Marketing Yourself on Instagram

25 Tips to Marketing Yourself on Instagram

When you hear the term social media, your first thought is likely going to be Facebook. And for good reason, the platform giant has been around since the days of MySpace. But when it comes to marketing on social media, Facebook is far from holding the monopoly on leads.

Thanks to the advice from 40Billion.com, here are 25 tips to market on Instagram.

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The Best Software in 2019 for Writers

The Best Software in 2019 for Writers

Nowadays, there are no shortages of apps that can help us in our daily lives. Calorie counters, pedometers, budget graphs, task management – you name it, you can download it. So it should be no surprise that there are plenty of apps out there that can help authors organize and capture their story.

Here is a list of six of the best software that were specifically designed to help writers such as yourself, according to Kindleprenuer.

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How to Create a Custom Audible Trial Page with Your Own Book

How to Create a Custom Audible Trial Page with Your Own Book

While an eBook comes with plenty of conveniences, it doesn’t beat multitasking and listening to a book while driving to work or cleaning the house or even mowing the lawn. That’s why thousands have signed up for Audible. But did you know you could earn money for every time a new member signed up for the Amazon service?

In these six easy steps, we’ll show you how you can create a custom Audible trial page with your own book in the preview, which in turn gives you a profit for your hard earned “bounty.”

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What Trim Size Should Your Book Be?

What Trim Size Should Your Book Be?

The height and width of your book may not seem like a crucial detail when designing your book. But look around any bookstore and you’ll quickly realize how uniform each shel seems to be. You’ll probably also notice that each genre section of said bookstore has its own unique look and feel, including the physical size of the book. In case you were wondering what those sizes where, here is a list of the most popular trim sizes by genre, according to IngramSpark, the leading book printer in the industry.

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Understanding the Different Types of Book Editors

Understanding the Different Types of Book Editors

The writing process can be an exhausting and a rewarding process, and many authors cherish their book like a newborn baby. So the idea of parting with it to be marked up and covered in red by an editor can be an understanding fear for many authors.

But just like a doctor checking for signs of ailment, having an editor review and develop our work can only lead to good things. And just like the difference between a pediatrician and family practitioner, every editor has a specialty to help you on your manuscript’s maturity progress.

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