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One day only: Save 80% on APE to learn how to publish a book

My latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur--How to Publish a Book, goes on sale today for one day. The regular price is $9.99. Today's price through the Kindle Daily Deal is $1.99. If you're interested in writing and publishing, please check it out here.

APE: Author, Publisher Entrepreneur--How to Publish a Book now available in softcover

Amazon start selling the paperback edition of my latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur. APE explains how to publish a book by breaking the process down into three stages: Author explains how to write a book. Publisher explains how to produce both ebooks and printed books.

How to calculate your royalty

If you're thinking of writing a book, use this site to calculate your royalties from Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Google, and Kobo: http://apethebook.com/calculator/#top

APE: How to Publish a Book

In 2011 the publisher of one of my books, Enchantment, could not fill an order for 500 ebook copies. Because of this experience, I self-published my next book, What the Plus!, and learned first-hand that self-publishing is a complex, confusing, and idiosyncratic process. As Steve Jobs said, "There must be a better way."

10 Things You Can Learn From the Apple Store

My friend, Carmine Gallo, has written a book called The Apple Experience: Secrets to Building Insanely Great Customer Loyalty . The Apple Store is the most profitable retailer in America, generating an average of $5,600 per square foot and attracting more than 20,000 visitors a week.

Free social-media webinar with Mari Smith and me

Mari Smith and I are going to have a rocking time explaining the seven hottest social-media business trends in a FREE webinar. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/7_smtrends See you on March 28th!

How to Understand and Master Google+

In 1983 I saw a Macintosh for the first time and fell in love. I loved Macintosh so much that I wrote a book about it. In 2011 I saw Google+ for the first time and fell in love again. And now for the second time in my career, I've written a book about a product: What the Plus!

Raising Money: What Not to Say and What Not to Believe #OfficeandGuyK

Over the past two weeks via my partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps, I've provided templates of models for you to create enchanting PowerPoint pitches, Word business plans, and Excel financial models. They are all available for you to download from my SkyDrive account.

Design a Sam Adams beer

Now this is a fun project. I'm helping Sam Adams "tap" the knowledge of beer drinkers and crowd source its next brew. Join the party by getting the app and designing your beer: The final brew will be released in Austin in the first week of March. #sponsored

How to Create an Enchanting Financial Forecast #OfficeandGuyK

This is the third post in my Microsoft partnership, and it's all about numbers. The topic is crafting your financial forecast to include in your pitch. Bill Reichert, my partner at Garage Technology Ventures, created an Excel model and wrote this blog post. There's a lesson in this too: Get the best person for the job.

How to Create an Enchanting Business Plan #OfficeandGuyK

Here is the second post in my series about planning, pitching, and launching a new business venture. In partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps, I've created a Word document that outlines a good business plan. It's saved to my SkyDrive folder here. Feel free to download it and use it as inspiration.

How to Create an Enchanting Pitch #OfficeandGuyK

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts I'll be doing as part of a partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps. Over the next two weeks, I'll cover everything a budding entrepreneur needs to turn an idea into an enchanting investment opportunity-from the perfect pitch to a killer business plan to financial forecasts.

What I Learned From Steve Jobs

Many people have explained what one can learn from Steve Jobs. But few, if any, of these people have been inside the tent and experienced first hand what it was like to work with him. I don't want any lessons to be lost or forgotten, so here is my list of the top twelve lessons that I learned from Steve Jobs.

Google+ invites

Here are 150 Google+ invites. Follow my posts here. I make about twenty per day, all manually. No one posts to my Google+ account but me.

@GuyKawasaki is having a blast on Google+. Check it out http://gplus.to/kawasaki

Just loving what I can do at Google+. My favorite features are: Ability to edit posts and comments. Big pictures, not just thumbnails. Threaded comments. If you haven't taken a look at Google+, you really should. See you here.

How to Increase Your Likability

Feel free to embed this infographic on your site or blog. Instructions are here. Created by Creditloan. Resisting this deal is futile: Buy Enchantment and get Presentation Zen for free. Click here.

How to be an enchanting speaker

Want to be an enchanting speaker? This is an unbeatable deal: Buy Enchantment and get a free copy of Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds. Resisting you will be futile! Go here to learn more .

How to enchant people with Facebook

Over at the American Express OPEN Forum, I posted instructions for how to enchant people with Facebook. Please check it out if you want to use Facebook for marketing purposes. If you want to be enchanting in general, check out...

My visit to Notre Dame

Check out my pictures from my visit to Notre Dame.

NPR with @KerriMPR and @GuyKawasaki

Loved appearing on Minnesota Public Radio with Kerri Miller. In this episode of Midmorning we discussed Apple, Enchantment, and hockey-not necessarily in that order. Buy Enchantment now.

Enchantment hits the bestsellers lists

After one week of availability, Enchantment has hit three bestseller lists: New York Times (Advice, How-to, and Miscellaneous), Wall Street Journal (Hardcover Business), and Publishers Weekly (Hardcover Nonfiction). I owe this success to you, my readers and reviewers. Thanks so much for making Enchantment a success.

FAQ: How to Autograph a Book

Question: How can I get an autographed copy? Answer: My favorite local bookstore, Kepler's, can take care of you here. Every few days, I stop into the store and sign the books that are ordered. The order form says U. S.

How do publish thee? Let me count the ways.

At long last my latest book, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions, is available. Here are the ways to order it. As an indication of what the critics think of it, this is the Kirkus review: Apple's former chief evangelist leads businessfolk down the path to enchantment.

Buy Enchantment, get a free copy of Reality Check. Click for details.

Buy a copy of Enchantment and get a free copy of Reality Check. Offer expires at midnight, 3/7, Pacific time. Limit of one per person. Purchases from U. S. resellers, and we'll ship to only U. S. addresses. Quantities are...

Got an enchanting photo?

I'm running a photo contest for enchanting pictures. There are five categories: Kids, Pets, Travel, Vehicles, and People. The prize is a Nikon 3100 for the winner of each category plus an iPad for the category winner with the most votes. Click here to learn more. The deadline is in eight days!