Blog Carnival: Authors and Writers Carnival April Edition

Authors and Writers Carnival is a monthly collection of blog posts submitted by our readers. Welcome to the April 4, 2014 edition of writers and authors carnival. book reviews Megan Foreman presents Book Review: Me, Myself, and Bob: A True Story About God, Dreams, and Talking Vegetables posted at Surviving the Real World, saying, "This is a brilliant take on both traditional business and the unique challenges of running a Christian company."   publishing Peter presents 30 Sites that Will Pay to Write for Them,...

E­Book Distribution what is in it for YOU?

It has become easier than ever for self-­published authors to be able to have their written work available for sale with online retailers globally. As an authors’ administrative professional, the common questions many authors have asked me when deciding whether to publish their eBook is “Will my book sell?, and What is in it for me?” iBookstore­ Apple retains 30% of all revenue from sales. iBooks only accepts books in EPUB format. Customers can access the iBooks Store from the iTunes Store on a Mac...

Reach for the Stars with Google Analytics

You have now fulfilled your dreams – you are a published author. It is time to get the word out there to an international online audience. It takes time to build relationships, learn your readers’ wants and needs, and develop a base of loyal fans. Understanding your potential readership is important when developing and maintaining your website. You want to know what marketing strategies are working and what strategies are not. Google analytics tells us the demographics and psychographics of who is visiting our site....

Blog Carnival: Authors and Writers Carnival April Edition

Authors and Writers Carnival is a monthly collection of blog posts submitted by our readers. You’re welcome to submit either a recent post or an older one. Our next Carnival is April 4th, 2014. Deadline for submission is March 31, 2014. Posts can be anything of interest to authors, publishers, editors and book cover designers. Topics may include writing, SEO, self-publishing, promotion, software how to's, technology, book reviews and graphic design relating to publishing and promoting a book. Submit your post here.

The YP Publishing Chats With Author Bajeerao Patil

The Interview Tell me about yourself and your book? I have over 20 years work experience as an addiction counselor. I have a masters’ degrees in Social Work and Human Resources. What’s the most important message readers will get from reading your book? They will gain insight into addiction and learn to take care of all aspects of their lives including emotional health that lead them to drug or alcohol use. Who is your intended audience? Individuals who are addicted to mood altering chemicals, clinicians,...

Blog Carnival: Authors and Writers Carnival January 2014 Edition

Authors and Writers Carnival is a monthly collection of blog posts submitted by our readers. Welcome to the January 4, 2014 edition of writers and authors carnival.   book reviews David Leonhardt presents Discovering Dan Brown’s Florence from his bestselling “Inferno” posted at World Vacations Travel Blog, saying, "Inferno, by Dan Brown is not only a great thriller to read, but an introduction to Florence for arm-chair travelers who want to taste the rich textures of central Italy."   publishing Sarah Haight presents Five reasons...

The YP Publishing Chats With Daniel Friedmann

  Daniel Friedmann is a student of the origin of the universe and life on earth both from the scientific and biblical perspectives. Born in Chile and raised in Canada, he is currently CEO of Canada’s leading aerospace company is involved in space exploration and the Hubble telescope. He has 30 years’ experience in the space industry, having worked on projects in fifteen countries while throughout the decades conducting extensive scientific Daniel Friedmann is Untreed Reads Store Bestselling Authors of 2012 The Genesis One Code...

Blog Carnival: Authors and Writers Carnival September Edition

Welcome to the September 4, 2013 edition Authors and Writers Carnival. Thank you to all of the contributors!   Writing Geoff Hughes presents Stop making excuses. 6 ways to get your writing on track posted at The Write Stuff Blog - madhouseMEDIA, saying, "overcoming the excuses new writers use not to write." ebele presents How to sell yourself better (7 tips) posted at Street-side convos, saying, "Sharing some tips I have discovered in selling yourself and your work. Enjoy!" Regina Naberhaus presents Writing a Welcome Letter...

7 Facebook Fanpage Tips for Authors

When Facebook changed to the new timeline interface on March 30, 2012, it brought about new ways to brand your business. Seven benefits to having a Facebook Fanpage are: The cover photo is 851px in width and 315px in height. This leaves lots of room for you to show your company logo and pictures of your book. If you have basic html skills the Static iFrame app allows you to create an About the Book page, newsletter optin form and almost any widget to your...

5 Mac Essential Resources for Authors

Current trends in the world market have opened doors for Authors of self-published books, thanks to the use of ereaders used on smart phones, tablets, ipads, ipods and iphones.  During Apple’s WWDC 2011 keynote presentation, Apple announced that they had sold more than 25 million ipads in the past 14 months.  Also, Ebooks have a wide and growing line of distribution. As an Author, writing your first book can be exciting but time consuming. Having access to the latest technology helps the author stay organized...

Facebook Applications for Authors and Speakers

Many people are finding that their profile page has become their website. Facebook applications enhance your profile experience. Applications allow more room for graphics, pdf, audio, text wording, videos and so much more. This promotes their profile and builds business branding. Facebook developers make money off the advertising they generate. The more you use their applications, the easier it is for them to find advertisers. Some Facebook developers solely make apps to sell to companies. They need to have a sound knowledge of php. There...

Author Interview – Daniel Friedmann “The Genesis One Code”

Daniel Friedmann is the author of “The Genesis One Code." Daniel shares with his readers the connection between God’s creation and modern-day science in his book The Genesis One Code. Daniel Friedmann is CEO of a large aerospace corporation. He is a professional engineer and holds a master's degree in engineering physics. He has 30 years' experience in the space industry, having worked on projects in fifteen countries while throughout the decades conducting extensive research. He has published more than 20 peer-reviewed scientific papers on...

Dec 10, 2012 The Genesis One Code Facebook Chat With Daniel Friedmann

Join Daniel Friedmann, the author of The Genesis One Code on December 10th from 8:00 to 9:00 pm EDT. How to Participate Be sure to Like Daniel Friedmann, ask a question and join the conversation on Daniel Friedmann's Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Genesis-and-Science/141524692605591 RSVP today by Liking Daniel Friedmann on Facebook. Mark the date on your calendar. Daniel Friedmann will be giving away a copy of The Genesis One Code. Daniel Friedmann will be available to answer any of your questions about The Genesis One Code and...

The YP Publishing Chats with Cynthia Kocialski Start-up Advisor

Cynthia Kocialski is the founder of three start-ups and helps entrepreneurs transform their ideas into new businesses. Cynthia is the author of Startup from the Ground Up and Out of the Classroom Lessons in Success. Cynthia writes regularly at Start-up Entrepreneurs’ Blog. and provides in her video series information on New Business Strategies. Learn more about Your Startup Company as a Business Experiment Book and Video Training. Connect with Cynthia Kocialski Linkedin - http://www.linkedin.com/pub/cynthia-kocialski/8/18a/702 Twitter - https://twitter.com/ckocialski Listen to Cynthia Kocialski live internet radio interview...

Your Start-Up Company as a Business Experiment Virtual Tour Sept 3rd – Nov 3rd 2012

  Join Author Cynthia Kocialski on her Labor Day Virtual Tour, sponsored by The YP Publishing. Cynthia will be traveling the hemisphere talking about her innovative video series and ebook for start-ups. Aspiring to be the entrepreneur that starts the next Google, Apple or Facebook  is possible, it’s just not easy! Contests * Giveaways * Reviews * Interviews   Learn More 
http://cynthiakocialski.com/ Contact Cynthia and Join the Conversation!

The Podcasting Buzz What is it?

What is Podcasting? Podcasting involves blogging with audio or video instead of text. Essentially, you post an MP3/MP4 file instead of an article. Podcasting can be an alternative to the newspaper or magazine. You can listen to a podcast with your iPhone, BlackBerry, iPod or media player anywhere that you have an Internet connection. Podcasting is very similar to a radio show that you listen to in your car. Why Podcast? 1. An increasing number of people are downloading new podcasts every day. 2. Unlike...

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