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Issue released date: Dec 16th, 2011

Self-Publishing & eBooks


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The Best of Amazon’s Daily Free eBooks by Digital Book Today

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

See the Best Rated Free Kindle Books. Better than the bestseller lists.Updated Daily. Most are free only for a limited time and don't stay up on Amazon's Bestseller list. Amazon eBooks are available for the Kindle, iPad, Droid, iPhone, Windows 7 phone, or your tablet computer. Many of the free books are for a limited time or a limited quantity of downloads. This is a great way to add some "great reads" to your electronic device or book reader. Remember that you don't need a Kindle (W have two in...

All You Need to Know About Self-Publishing

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

Are you a self-publisher? Do you like self-published books? Have a favorite publishing site? Want to find tons of great information about self-publishing - from company comparisons to promotion techniques?

How to Start a Publishing Company

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

How to start a publishing company: I started my own small press publishing company. Here on this lens you will find out what I did and how you can do it too.

Where Can I Borrow eBooks?

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

Many users of eReaders actively seek out free eBooks to download to their e-reading device, unaware that the best source of bestsellers and other popular eBooks free of charge is the local public library. Yes, you can borrow library books on an eReader. Not only does it work just like borrowing physical books from the library, there is the added bonus of not needing to visit the library to borrow or return eBooks!

eBook Reader Comparisons

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

This lens provides objective information about all of the popular ebook reading devices so that you can make an informed decision about which is the best for you. Some devices are almost the same while others have features or limitations that might greatly influence how you would use them. This lens breaks everything down for you. I hope that it will be useful for anyone who is shopping for an e-reader.

Kindle Comparison

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

Amazon has several different choices now meaning that a Kindle comparison may be needed to make the decision on which Kindle is right for you. The Amazon website does a great job of giving a quick comparison between the different Kindle options available. However, I would also like to expand on this, explain some of the pros and cons, and hopefully help you better decide which one really is best for you.

Put your Blog on Kindle

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

How would you like to see your work on Amazon? Not all of us are novelists or factual writers churning out publications by the score, but now any blogger can be registered, and selling subscriptions, with the Amazon Kindle.

Publish your own book using CreateSpace or

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

If you are handy with a computer and willing to invest in a publishing program, you can prepare your own book to be published, upload it to a "print on demand" printer, and have copies of it back in your hands in just a couple of weeks. I've done it quite a few times and thought I'd walk you through the process I use.

Self Publishing on Nook - Barnes & Noble's Publt!

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

NOOK is an electronic reading brand developed by Barnes & Noble which is built based on Android's platform. It comprises a dedicated eBook Reader with free of charge electronic reading software apps that can perform on various computing and mobile systems like iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android smartphones and ofcourse through desktops and laptops.

How to Make a Book With

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

Initially I made this lens to show how to self publish a book for sale but they also make wonderful personalised gifts. Below I have listed a few ideas you might want to consider.

Everything You Need To Know About ePub eBooks

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

ePub is the current open ebook format that is standardized by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). ePub files come with the .epub file extension and can be read with a variety of different ebook programs and e-reading devices. They are easy to use and create.

How to Turn Blog Into Ebook

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

Have you always wanted to publish an E-book? Are you writing a blog? Would you like to turn the best of your blog into an E-book? Just check out these one click websites to publish your E-book. I didn't think this was possible, but I used one of my little blogs and instantly turned it into an ebook. This can be done!

Lightning Source: The Basics of Working with Book Covers, Video Tutorial

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

Having trouble with the basics of Lightning Source book cover templates? In this video tutorial, author Brian Kittrell will show you several techniques that he uses which will help you get your book covers going in a flash

Kindle My Blog: How to Publish Your Blog on the Amazon Kindle

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

Have you always wanted to be a published author? Always wanted to sell your writing on If you're the author of a blog, there's now an easy way to do just that. I know because I've done it. My blog, I Squidoo, Do You?, is now available in the Kindle store on

Traditional Books vs eBooks

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

The stats are in and the fight is on. Overall book sales have dropped in 2008 and 2009, according to the American Association of Publishers (AAP). While adult hardcover books actually increased by over 6% in 2009, eBook sales, which account for 4% of all book sales, have increased a whopping 176%.

Convert PDF to Kindle

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2011

See how you can Convert PDF to Kindle by using the free ebook and conversion software, Calibre. Convert PDF to Kindle is made simple for you with just 7 steps to make a Kindle-friendly MOBI file format.

Publicity for Writers & Authors

Posted by on Dec 13th, 2011

Are you a first time writer or author looking to spread the word about your recent book? The resources included in this lens are a great place to start. Exploring both your paid and free options online will increase visibility, book sales, recognition, interest from the media and press and will overall help to get you more exposure as an author.

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