Posted on 10/11/2019 at 10:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Are you among the people who sees a character or page limit and assumes one must use all of the...

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Posted on 10/01/2019 at 11:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We hope that you already received emails about two recent Amazon changes, if you’re among those affected. But since we...

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Posted on 08/26/2019 at 03:50 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mike Shatzkin is neither a lawyer nor a fortune-teller, but with nearly fifty years in the book industry, he at...

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Posted on 05/31/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Digital Reader shared news right before the holiday weekend that Kindle Direct Publishing’s reports dashboard has added a royalties...

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Posted on 05/30/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Love it or loathe it, Amazon owns 85 percent of the ebook market. So if your books aren’t available on...

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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 Do...

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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 this...

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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 Marketing...

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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 backing...

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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 can’t still...

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