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Oct

eBook Publishing in South Africa and the role Amazon has to play.

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What is eBook Publishing, what steps are involved in the digital publishing process, how the process different from the normal hardcopy publishing route and is it the best choice for you?  Let’s start by taking a look at where the digital revolution really started. History of eBo... Continue reading
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09
Oct

South African eBook Retailer Kalahari to Merge with Takealot.com

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In a press-release earlier this week, it was announced that South African online retailer Kalahari.com will be merged together with local online powerhouse, Takealot.comKalahari which was first formed in 1998, has been a point of call for local authors as a method of distributing their eBooks w... Continue reading
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07
Oct

Self-Publishing Resources - 10 Great Blogs for Authors

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Looking for handy tips and information on how to write a better book, or the latest updates from the world of Amazon that affects you as a self-published author?I thought I would share the top 10 blogs (or online resources) that I use when wanting to keep abreast of the ever-changing self-publi... Continue reading
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30
Sep

Writing Seminar - Tricks of the Trade for Self-Published Authors, 4 October 2014

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Hi Everyone, www.myeBook.co.za will be hosting a slot on Digital Publishing at this up and coming seminar for writers. The event will be held in Randburg, Johannesburg over the weekend of the 4/ 5th October. There is a great line up of experts covering a wide range of topics, it would be grea... Continue reading
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30
Sep

Jozi Book Fair - A Great Meeting Place for Emerging Authors

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I attended the Jozi Book Fair this past weekend (http://www.jozibookfair.org.za/) The book fair took place in Doorfontein Johannesburg and was the brainchild of Dr. Maria van Driel, a person with long history of advancing the struggle for literacy in South Africa. I must say I ... Continue reading
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03
Sep

Amazon Now Allows HTML in Book Description

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 Looking to spruce up your book sales page on Amazon, making it stand out from your competitors?Here is a bit of advice that many authors publishing books through Amazon might not know. We all know that to help our books sell well we need to have eye-catching cover art ... Continue reading
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01
Jul

Self-Publishing Your eBook or Use a Traditional Publishing Company? Make An Empowered Decision.

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This article disputes that fictitious world where the big name publishers care for your work as much as you do.It also disputes the idea that sales reports and royalties are frequently and promptly delivered to eager authors.It brings home the cold reality that the author is often lef... Continue reading
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26
Jun

South African Authors Will Now Pay VAT on Amazon eBook Purchases

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 Since early February 2014 South Africans who purchase their eBooks through the world's largest eBook retailer, Amazon, have been paying VAT on top of the normal Amazon eBook list Price. Now let's put this 14% increase in perspective before I get accused of bemoaning South Africa's progres... Continue reading
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07
Jun

Hiring a Professional Freelancer to Help - What you need to know about the online platforms available.

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As a South African who often needs work outsourced, I used to often look into the great world wide web and it's various platforms to hire freelancers with some fear. although understandably this is often born from ignorance. A few years down the line and a little wiser I now realize the value in o... Continue reading
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14
May

Amazon Publishing Questions - The Amazon Royalty Structure

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This article will help self-published authors understand the royalty structure used by Amazon.com however before we delve into the figures let's take some time to cover the basics; Amazon’s Proprietary eBook Format.Amazon only uses a MOBI eBook format. (Short for Mobipocket) Th... Continue reading
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19
Apr

Free Digital Publishing Course - Great Online Content for Authors and Publishers

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Looking to brush up on current digital publishing technology, or are you a publisher looking to better understand the industry? Here are two great courses offered by online portal DigitalPublishing101, free of Charge! These free online courses are offered in a step-by-step fashion and geare... Continue reading
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03
Apr

Spritz, the Latest Technology and How it Will Change Reading Forever.

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Courtesy of http://www.spritzinc.com/ Have you heard about the latest technology allowing readers to up their reading speed up to 1000wpm? (ok they probably will not that get that far) Spritz is the latest technology that easily allows readers to increase reading speeds whilst also ... Continue reading
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27
Mar

Professional eBook Layout – How to Attract Customers and Sell more eBooks with the Right eBook Structure.

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    Adding the finishing touches to your first novel or are you an experienced author looking for tips on how to better suit the structure of your eBook to better engage your audience?  This article is written for you. As an author, you have spent the weeks and months (and sometime... Continue reading
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09
Feb

eBook Publishing for Authors on Budget.

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Before I begin this article, please understand that you embark on this cost-saving journey at your own peril.If any one of the eBook Publishing steps is handled poorly this will negatively affect sales of your eBook.I would seriously recommend using professional services wherever possible.   ... Continue reading
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04
Feb

Join the New LinkedIn Group for South African Authors!

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Hi Everyone, we have just created a linkedIn group for South Authors. http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=7453850&trk=anet_ug_hm&goback=%2Egmr_7453850   Please join our group today to take part in discussions and network with other authors from around the country. The linkI... Continue reading
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