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The Future of Ink: Digital Publishing Roundup September 13, 2013

10 articles about digital publishing, writing, self-publishing and marketing your digital content. These are articles we've shared on our social networks during the past week and believe are worthy of your attention.


7 Things Authors Can Do While Waiting for A Book to Be Published

The most popular post on The Future of Ink for the past week...
by Shelley Hitz As an author, what can you do while you wait for your book to be published? There are many things you can do depending on where you are in the process. I recently saw an author ask this exact question in an author community in which we both belong.

30 Types of Content You Can Publish Online

When you think of creating online content, what flashes immediately into mind? Most likely, "blog posts". But did you know there are at least 30 types of content you can publish online? Here they are. 1. Blog Posts We had to say it. But take note that short blog posts are going out of fashion again.

13 Book Marketing Techniques That Engage Readers

Categories: Expert Publishing Blog | Tags: Amazon, Authors, best-sellers, book bloggers, book deal hunter, book marketing, Booksellers, bookselling, childrens books, Ebooks, Facebook, frugal ereader, goodreads, Marketing, pinterest, Raffle Copter, self-publishing, slideshare, Social Media, story finds, twitter, wattpad | | Learn more about cutting edge book marketing techniques at the Digital Book World Marketing + Publishing Services Conference & Expo.

How to Leverage the Power of the Kindle Ecosystem to Build Your Business

As if you're not doing enough. You have a website. You update your blog once a week. You're growing your email list. And you try to maintain some presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Why the heck would you worry about Amazon and Kindle? I used to hold the same opinion.

Quick Guide: Becoming a Power User on Goodreads

If you're ready to kick your marketing and book sales into high gear, have you considered doing some promotion on Goodreads? If you've been on Goodreads for a while and aren't sure where to start or what's most effective, or if you're new to the site, you'll love this quick, helpful video packed with tons of quick start tips!

Hashtags vs Keywords: 6 Key Comparisons

The keyword: The time-served method by which websites optimize and promote their content. It's how search engines have always interpreted web pages, and is the corner stone of any SEO strategy . There is, though, another serious contender for the most valuable of online attributes: the hashtag.

The Amazon Timeline

Amazon made two announcements this week that continues their ongoing commitment to innovating and solidifying their lead in book retailing and customer service. The first announcement was the latest version of the Kindle Paperwhite. The news overshadowed others and kept Amazon ahead of their competition on devices.

For Authors, Amazon's Kindle MatchBook Offers Plenty Of Upside

Today, Amazon introduced a brand new model of its Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader, which looks pretty nice. But the bigger announcement was a brand new program called MatchBook, which allows authors and publishers to offer heavily discounted Kindle editions of their print books past and future.

Cat in the Hat on your tablet: Dr. Seuss ebooks are coming for the first time

Dr. Seuss is going to be available in ebook format for the first time. Random House, Dr. Seuss's publisher, announced earlier this week that it plans to release 41 of Theodor Seuss Geisel's titles - including The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and The Lorax as ebooks this fall.

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Five Steps to Build a Solid Online Foundation And Sell More Books Attention Authors, this is for you. Read the article at:...