What the heck? Sales and KENP Sinking Like Treasure Ships of Old.

Amazon Sales and KENP Sinking Like Treasure Ships of Old My sales and KENP have flat-lined. I’m not the only indie author asking: What’s happening? I’m hearing all kinds of reasons, but no facts. And I don’t deal in rumor. There are a plethora of tech things I don’t know ehow to do. I hire […]

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FEED Your listening Pleasure Addiction ~ Enthralling Audio Books

What books are you listening to these days? In the not so distant past, if we wanted to listen to books while driving cross-country,  while sewing or doing dishes, we bought old radios shows on CDs. My family loved ’em. Now we have audibles. I’m telling you about a few favorite audible books that readers […]

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#Indie Authors~ Finally! A Library for your Print Editions

Finally! A Library that won’t refuse your book… Yep, all across America and Canada are Little Free Libraries~Take a book. Return a book. I first learned of these tiny street kiosks of books from a granddaughter, Jennifer,  who lives and works in Philadelphia. I gave her a few of my print editions to put in […]

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Is Your Newsletter Doing Its Job? Here’s What Subscribers Say

SUBSCRIBER SURVEY RESULTS Authors are told the instant they step into our Indie Universe that we must have a newsletter whether we have a few dozen or a few thousand subscribers. My first newsletter in January 2014 went out to 58 fans. In 2018 my subscriber list has grown to above 15K. Yet, composing the […]

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Today is the Day~ GDPR and Newsletter Compliance.

GDPR ~  General Data Protection Regulation  and You. The brouhaha is all but over. May 25, 2018, which was yesterday in the European Union saw the GDPR go into effect. For those of us in the USA, it actually doesn’t go into effect until mid June, 2018.  The best blog and information by an author […]

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Guest Post: Random Thoughts about being a Luddite

RANDOM THOUGHTS ABOUT BEING A LUDDITE Luddite: a person opposed to increased industrialization or new technology. Guest Post by AB Plum, but we in eNovel just call her Barbara. Living and writing in the shadow of Google in Silicon Valley, it’s tough being a Luddite. No smart phone or AI fridge or self-driving car. But. I’m […]

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INTERNET SAFETY 101~ Must Read

GUEST POST FROM DONNA FASANO Internet safety~How To Disable Apps on Facebook This morning I watched an interview with Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg and learned that there was a huge breach of information back in 2015 in which the personal information of millions of Facebook users was handed over to third party app developers. Due […]

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#New Indie Authors~ 5 Tips To Look Like a Pro

How Savvy Indie Authors Know You’re Not~ The “Tells” First, sharing this: I was reminded in a recent forum how dumb I seemed to indie authors and editors more experienced and savvier than I when I first stepped in the Digital Universe. I asked what I considered smart questions about ehow and got snark: “What? […]

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2017 Coming to an end. What’s next?

2017 IS COMING TO A CLOSE ~ WE’RE EVALUATING WHAT WE’VE DONE AND GLORY BE! WHAT’S NEXT? This is a really tough blog to write because just when I think I’ve learned a few things, I find I’m eating Stupid for Breakfast again. When I first stepped into the indie publishing arena, I did what […]

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Reviews! Author Achilles Heel

Author Achilles Heel ~ Reviews…Again… Oh, Mercy me…I don’t know where my brain was when I considered it was just indie authors hungering for reviews. Nope. Contracted authors, especially those under contract with small publishers or online publishers are searching for reviews, too.  I’m hearing from them. So called experts and PR folks who want […]

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