It’s time to ring down the curtain on this year.
Here are the seven most popular posts of 2014.
Did you miss one or more of them?
Here’s your chance to catch up.
And if you’ve read each one, you may still enjoy taking another look.
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You’re delighted that your self-published book is selling well.
But what if I told you that no matter how good your sales, you’re still leaving stacks of cash on the table?
You might not believe me. But think of your book – on bookshelves around the world. And why only bookshelves? Your writing can sell on e-book readers, i-devices, radio stations and screens, both big and little.
Do you see how much earning potential your writing has?
The ANNUAL TOP 10 BLOGS FOR WRITERS 2013
It’s time to open up nominations for the 8th annual Top 10 Blogs for Writers Contest—the blogosphere’s biggest contest for writing blogs.
How to Nominate Your Favorite Writing Blog:
→ Nominate your favorite blog in the comment section.
→ You have only one vote (only your first will be counted).
→ You need to include the web address of the blog for your nomination to count.
Would you like to publish an eBook that’s a runaway success? In this interview with Jim Kukral, you’ll find tips on how to market eBooks successfully. Some tips will surprise you! You’ll also learn about an amazing free resource for writers, the Author Marketing Club.
Jim Kukral is a best-selling author and top Internet entrepreneur. He teaches the Internet Marketing Certificate program at the University of San Francisco and is one of the top experts on Ebook marketing.
A guest post by Sean DSouza of Psychotactics
I remember the time I was watching a video on the ‘water test’
The ‘water test’ is a method to accurately gauge if a pan is exactly at the right temperature, as the accurate temperature prevents the ingredients from sticking.
As you might have realised, I had my nose to the video to make sure I wasn’t getting the steps wrong.
By Leo Babauta
We are living in the most exciting time in history to be a writer, to publish your ideas, to make a living helping others.
It’s incredible because:
A guest post by Ali Luke of Aliventures
Admit it. Somewhere on your hard drive, there’s an abandoned document: ebook-in-progress.
You once had high hopes for it. You were going to launch it to the world, make lots of money, and bask in your new-found fame and fortune.
Except, it wasn’t quite that easy.
At some point, you put that ebook draft aside …
There are many rules of good writing, but the best way to find them is to be a good reader.
We’ve all heard accomplished authors say that the best thing for writers to improve their craft is to read widely.
When deadlines loom and life gets hectic, reading can be one of the first things to fall off the radar. Especially reading for pleasure.
A guest post by Sean D’Souza of Psychotactics
Put couple of tablespoons of petrol in your car’s tank today. And see what happens to the car.
I’ll tell you what. It’ll probably take you a few inches further.
And you’ll say to yourself: “What the heck? What difference will a few inches make?”
Just as you’d say: “What the heck? What difference will a word or two make to enhance the power of a headline?”
A guest post by David Meadvin of Inkwell Strategies
I’ve focused almost my entire career on speechwriting for senior government officials. When I left the public sector to launch my own speechwriting firm last year, I almost immediately started receiving inquiries from journalists and freelance writers interested in learning more about speechwriting. In this article, I’ll tell you about how I became a professional speechwriter and share some tips for dipping your toe into the profession.