Self-Publishing News and Advice: CreateSpace to KDP

This week, among other things, John Doppler takes you step by step through the transfer from CreateSpace to KDP in Moving from CreateSpace to KDP: A Simple Guide

Other Self-Publishing Advice

Dominic Selwood, author, journalist and barrister, explains why he wrote a new guide to punctuation for the 21st century writer in Putting the Fun into Punctuation

John Doppler holds a Q&A with Brooke Warner, chairperson of the Independent Book Publisher’s Association (IBPA) and co-founder and publisher of She Writes Press, discussing one of the newest publishing models: hybrid publishing

ALLi author and decision-making expert Brad Borkan explains why it’s vital to cast your ‘keyword net’ wide enough in ALLi’s book marketing piece: How Lateral Thinking Boosts Keyword Success

AskALLi’s Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon covered topics including:

  • How important are categories for selling ebooks on Amazon?
  • How to pick the right categories.
  • What is the importance of keywords?

Clare Flynn, bestselling indie author of historical novels about women who travel the world, is this week’s ALLi Self-Publishing Success Story

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, a round-up of self-publishing numbers; more numbers and subscription headlines at Frankfurt Book Fair; the increase in graphic novel numbers; latest from Amazon; and the future of bookselling.

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