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5 Steps To Getting A “Big Name” To Write Your Book’s Foreword

Synopsis Asking someone to write your foreword is generally a simple process. The difficult part is finding the best person for the job, and then convincing them to write it for you. Here are the basic steps to finding the … Continue reading

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5 Steps To Getting A “Big Name” To Write Your Book’s Foreword

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction It is very easy to get someone to write your book’s foreword. The difficult part is finding the … Continue reading

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7 Key Ingredients Needed To Create Compelling Blog Content

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction In order to attract readers to your blog, you must create compelling content. This means that your content … Continue reading

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New Book About Publishing Features My Articles

Publetariat Omnibus, 2008-2012: The Most Popular and Practical Posts From the First Four Years of Publetariat.com Authors: Alan Baxter, Julian Block, Mark Coker, Melissa Conway, Nick Daws, Joel Friedlander, April L. Hamilton, Joseph C. Kunz, Jr., Cheri Lasota, M. Louisa … Continue reading

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The Preface: Share Your Inner Passion And Inspiration For Better Book Sales

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. 3 Important Questions That Will Help You Create An Amazing Preface What Is The Purpose Of The Preface? The … Continue reading

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Questions To Ask Yourself Before Writing Your Book’s Introduction

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Before writing your book’s introduction, you must put yourself into your reader’s shoes. How will they view your … Continue reading

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The 5 Essentials Of A Powerful Book Introduction

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Your book’s introduction is a quick way for you, the author, to explain how your book is going … Continue reading

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22 Ways To Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have A Clue (Infographic)

The graphic is based on 21 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue by Copyblogger guest writer Danny Iny. Copyblogger has re-imagined the way to present these content-creation tips, while adding a meta-fabulous #22 (you’ll see … Continue reading

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A Nurse’s Guide For Prescribing The Possessive Apostrophe

The Possessive Apostrophe: A Nurse’s Guide Synopsis Where, when, and how do we properly use the possessive apostrophe? Contrary to a belief that is gaining popularity in America and England, the possessive apostrophe is not archaic or quaint. So, without … Continue reading

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The Battle Over “Healthcare” in America Today

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Or is it “health care”? Or “health-care”? The battle over how to properly use the term “healthcare” has … Continue reading

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Examples of Great Customer Testimonial Statements

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Great Customer Testimonials Must Contain The Following: 1. It should explain to your buying audience about how they will … Continue reading

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Book Dedications To Spur Your Imagination

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction I was always fascinated by book dedications. Unfortunately, most books don’t have them. And many of the books … Continue reading

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How To Write Your Book’s Acknowledgements Page: The Basics

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. The Three Essentials To Writing A Great Acknowledgements Page 3 Hot Tips For A Great Acknowledgements Page Introduction Every … Continue reading

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Who Should Be Acknowledged In Your Book?

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Here is a guide to help get you started in building the acknowledgements page of your new book. Your … Continue reading

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7 Types Of Testimonials: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. 1. Faked Testimonial I strongly advise against doing this. Readers are very sophisticated, and very tuned-in to what is … Continue reading

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Foreword Vs. Preface Vs. Introduction: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction It is essential for a self-publisher to understand the differences between the foreword, preface, and introduction of a … Continue reading

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Book Marketing: The Foreword, Preface, And Introduction As Powerful Marketing Tools

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction The Self-Publisher’s Mantra Yes, a book’s foreword, preface, and introduction are different. And each has a different purpose. … Continue reading

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37 Tips For Writing A Book’s Foreword

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. 1. Read the book. Understand the message. 2. Reading the Table of Contents and one chapter alone is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Now All We Need Is A Title

This book is an “. . . an anecdotal account of how some of the most well-known book and play titles come to be. It is not meant to be a comprehensive compendium of every catchy title, but rather a lighthearted look at a struggle that has bedeviled writers for centuries.” Continue reading

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How To Write A Book Foreword: A Checklist For Authors

Here is a list of questions to help you make sure that you have written a full and complete foreword. Not all questions here will apply to your foreword. But, these questions should help you to take a critical look at what you have written and help you fine-tune your foreword. Continue reading

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