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Corey Upright
Rochester NY
Book1One Marketing Manager, Book1Blog Editor
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It Takes a Team to Publish a Nonfiction Book by Bobbi Linkemer While it’s true that writing a book is a solitary process, publishing and promoting one are not. In fact it takes a team, sometimes just few people, sometimes a crowd. Listed below are seven of the most essential... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2016 at Book1Blog
“The secret of good writing is to strip every sentence to its cleanest components. Every word that serves no function, every long word that could be a short word, every adverb that carries the same meaning that’s already in the verb, every passive construction that leaves the reader unsure of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at Book1Blog
If you don’t know your way around the publishing world, you may make wrong turns and unnecessary blunders, but you can avoid them if you know in advance what they are. Here are 5 mistakes new authors make and to avoid them. Mistake #1 You mention to people that you’re... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2015 at Book1Blog
With so many books being purchased online instead of in bookstores, the competition is fierce to have yours be the one that gets noticed by potential readers. Especially for self-publishers, work needs to be done on multiple different platforms to ensure your doesn't get lost in the crowd. The infographic... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Book1Blog
Self-publishing presents many benefits to writers. One of which is controlling costs of publishing your novel. But to do this, the responsibility of getting your book to look exactly like you envision it is on your shoulders. This includes formatting your text pages. In the video below, author Jill Williamson,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Book1Blog
Here at Book1Blog, we've examined the growth of self-publishing in the United States quite deeply over the past few years. But the trend of authors moving away from traditional publishing is not limited to the U.S. but becoming a global trend as seen in the Bookwhirl infographic below. No matter... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at Book1Blog
With self-publishing increasingly becoming more of a viable option as an alternative to traditional publishing, it is now more and more difficult for authors to choose which path to take. But with the help of the infographic below made by WriteLife, you can take a a look through each route... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2014 at Book1Blog
Now that you have reached the end of the arduous process of writing your book, it is still no time to rush getting your work on bookshelves. In fact, effectively marketing your book for a successful sales period requires just as much effort and time as any other step during... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Book1Blog
With the growth of self-publishing steadily climbing, being able to say your book, out of the rest of the masses, is generating significant revenue is becoming a much more difficult task. However, that does not mean there aren't methods out there to gain exposure for your work, which ultimately leads... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Book1Blog
You love your book. You love everything about it. The subject matter suits your tastes, it's just the right length to capture and hold your attention and it's your book so you get it for free. But your own feelings of your book are not what will make it stand... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Book1Blog
Just like designing your cover, finding a manufacturer like Book1One and setting up your personal website, marketing your self-published book is all on you. But don't worry too much. Even though traditional publishers have a multitude of resources to market its books, there are effective and cost efficient ways to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Book1Blog
So you are ready to write you book. Ready to share your story with the world. Ready to be published. But what is the best route for you to take? Traditional publishing sure sounds appealing but maybe self-publishing is the more economical, hassle-free option. In the video below, Laura B.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at Book1Blog
Self-publishing is a great tool for authors of novels, poetry books and children's literature. But in no way is it limited to these categories. In fact, businesses can benefit from self-publishing books to gain credibility, cut down costs and provide worthwhile information to customers. The infograph below by Compass Rose... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Book1Blog
There is no denying that e-books made strong push to take over the literary industry over the past few years. However, since 2012 their rise seems to now be leveling out. As the infographic by Co.Create shows below, it is hardcover books which are revitalizing the printed book industry as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Book1Blog
One of the many reasons why authors decide to self-publish their books instead of taking the traditional route is because it can be much more cost effective. Furthermore, being able to personally control as many parts of the self-publishing process is a great way to save money. This includes designing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Book1Blog
Known as the biggest threats to the decline of print books, E-book readers and young people may not be totally ready to complete commit to new literary technolgy like they have in other mediums. While tablet sales are on the rise and people under 30 are increasingly more likely to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Book1Blog
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at Book1Blog
When writing, word counts are often overlooked and undervalued. Not only should your word count reflect the category of your work (ex. Novel, Novella, Short Story) but also the genre of your piece. This is because readers expect each category to fit between specific length constraints which they have become... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Book1Blog
*Infographic originally found on Nick Daws' Writing Blog Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Book1Blog
Once he was just a college professor. Now he is a best-selling author who's book, Business Model Generation, has been printed in over 30 languages and sold over 1 million copies. Alex Osterwalder's self-publishing journey is certainly unique, but his innovative approach exemplified the adaptability of self-publishing and how it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Book1Blog
Self-publishing was once considered by many to be a dirty word, but now it has become the prefered option for many bigtime and first-time authors who are looking to control their material and their earnings. This well-versed panel from Full Sail University dicusses not only how self-publishing could be the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Book1Blog