Posted on 03/31/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Book Designer is keeping its focus on the ever changing world of acquiring and keeping reviews. This month’s D...

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Posted on 03/21/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re not aware of any dramatic changes in Amazon’s review rules, but it never hurts to share primers on thi...

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Posted on 03/18/2019 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s been a few months since Amazon announced some changes to its ad program (including the name — Amazon Ma...

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Posted on 03/08/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

So maybe your novel doesn’t have the anticipation of the Robert Mueller report, but that doesn’t mean you ca...

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Posted on 03/10/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Recently we shared advice on how to choose the file size and royalty rate for image-heavy Kindle books. We’re back...

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Posted on 03/03/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most fiction ebooks don’t rely heavily on images on the inside pages, but quite a few nonfiction ones do — a...

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Posted on 02/21/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many readers will either find you for the first time on Amazon or find you there frequently as they come back to buy mor...

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Posted on 12/19/2018 at 09:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When Joanna Penn and her latest podcast guest met, years ago, the most dramatic divide between authors seemed to be indi...

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Posted on 11/29/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sears wasn’t the first once huge company watch its fortunes turn dramatically. And it won’t be the last. Kri...

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Posted on 11/23/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re thinking of using Amazon ads to lure holiday shoppers to your books, you may want to listen to Dave Ches...

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