Free: How to Successfully Market Your eBook

It’s been 3 months since I launched my eBook, How to Successfully Market Your eBook, and it’s actually exceeded my expectations. Sales have been consistent and the book has often been in the Top 100 of the Web Marketing and Publishing categories on Amazon. When I published the eBook I signed up to KDP Select, […]

5 Tips: Using images in eBooks

Generally speaking fiction books don’t use images, although I have formatted a few that do. The majority of non-fiction books have images of some sort, whether they are diagrams or photo’s for a memoirs style book. If you’re planning on formatting your book yourself then there are some things you need to be aware of […]

Amazon URL’s

A very short blog post for today, but I thought it an important one to get across to you. Have you noticed the URL on Amazon when you click on a book? I work with many authors, maybe that’s obvious… 🙂 One thing most of them all have in common is they always send me […]

FAQ: How to Upload your eBook to Amazon Kindle

I get asked quite a bit how you upload your finished (and formatted) eBook to Amazon Kindle. Well in this blog post I am going to try and run through the process in very easy terms and screenshots so you can see exactly what you need to do.  First things first you need to sign-up […]

Amazon KDP Select Top Tips

If you don’t know what KDP Select is, it’s a service from Amazon Kindle which you can sign up to which makes your eBook exclusive to Amazon for a period of 90 days. During those 90 days you are not allowed to sell your eBook on any other platforms, so you will have to unpublish […]

5 Little-Known Tips to Improve your eBook Formatting

All these tips you can find online yourself by doing a simple search, but you need to know what you’re looking for. When I come across a problem when I am formatting an eBook I search online and 9 out of 10 times I come up with an answer.  My opinion on eBook formatting is […]

Formatting Tip: Creating Styles

I had planned on creating a video for today’s post, but my voice doesn’t get much use now I work from home (unless talking to the dog) so my attempt failed – but I will get one done soon I promise. I have decided to show you some screenshots on how to create a style […]

Format your own eBook – Template Available Now!

*** Introductory Price Ending on 8th March 2013 *** Today I have been working on my eBook Formatting Template, and I’m really pleased to announce it’s now live to purchase. It took a lot of work to get all the landing pages written and all the linking up to my mailing list, with more messages […]

12 Steps to Format an eBook

After formatting books for some time now I decided that I would create a very simple Microsoft Word template which authors can use to write their books (for those who like writing in Word obviously). It’s basically a blank document, but the styles I have set-up are all ready to be used to create a […]

The Importance of Being Ernest About Editing

By James A Bresco James A Bresco. A well traveled and freedom loving adventurous male. James, a confirmed bachelor, closer to sixty than ever before, is passionate about writing and sailing, loves cooking; and thrives on Asian food, James lives aboard his boat and has no plans of going ashore, just yet.  The day my […]