Start your self-publishing addiction with Amazon’s new 12-step Program

Amazon's Jumpstart Training KDP

If you’re new to Kindle Direct Publishing and want to self-publish your own book via Amazon KDP but don’t know where to start, you’re in luck. Amazon have just created KDP Jumpstart, which is a streamlined, step-by-step process for self-publishing your book on their KDP platform.

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11 Guest Blogging Articles to build your Travel Blog more effectively

11 guest blogging articles to build your travel blog more effectively

Guest blogging is still a really effective way of using content to increase your reach and raise awareness of your blog. Find guest blogging opportunities, understand why guest blogging is still an important content marketing technique, and what guest blogging mistakes to avoid.

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Our latest Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon Podcast is out

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Join Michael and Jay as they extoll the virtues of the indie author triangle of success:the right mindset, effective writing tools (that work for you), and a strong support network. #AskALLi Self-Publishing Podcast.

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How Toastmasters International helped my public speaking skills

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I was googling my name to find old guest articles to add to my online Press and Media kit, and I came across photos of my inauguration as the new President of the Del Rey Toastmasters Group. Me becoming President Props to Toastmasters I’d filed this phase of my career away in my memory banks, and […]

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List of Travel Bloggers who Write Books

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Follow in their footsteps If you’re looking for inspiration to write a travel guide or travel narrative to boost your online presence and brand, take a look at these travel bloggers and writers who have published or self-published their own ebooks or paperbacks to bolster their subject matter expertise and support their travel adventures. They […]

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Transforming your Travels into a Meaningful Memoir

Jillian Schedneck

Guest Post by Jillian Schedneck Jillian Schedneck devoted three years on a MFA in creative nonfiction writing, after graduating she moved to the Middle East to teach writing. She met students from all over the Arab world, and learned that the power of story easily bridges cultural differences. After returning to the United States two years later, […]

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Beta Reading Services for your Travel Guide

Beta Reading Reader

Does your travel guide need beta reading? Every author needs beta readers who provide honest feedback and constructive criticism. I will take your book through a beta reading process and provide comments and suggestions of how it can be improved. Your goal as an author is to write a non-fiction book that gives the best possible reader experience, and […]

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Tools And Resources For Authors And Writers

Birds of a Feather Press for writers with an independent spirit

Here’s my reference page of Resources For Authors And Writers, and includes all of the invaluable tools that I couldn’t live without. Writing Tools and Resources Scrivener (available for Mac and PC) for everything you write. Can also be used to compile simple ebooks. Learn Scrivener Fast – great training from Joe who has spent years perfecting his training […]

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