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Your editor will most likely post a link to your book in its own web site. It will be listed in their search tool, and they may even register it in bigger online shops such as Amazon. Still, it can be difficult for your potential readers to find among...

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When it comes to selecting a specific editor for your paperback book (and as I say, check again the Internet, you may find somebody new), you will need to consider different fundamental topics. For example, you may want to review the following: Manufacturing...

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¿Te han regalado un lector Kindle de Amazon estas Navidades? ¿No sabes con qué llenarlo? Recuerda que tienes mis libros accesibles desde la dirección web Libros y Publicaciones Propios ... Además, si tu lector no es Kindle podrás acceder a los enlaces...

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A typical doubt in some cases is if you should use your real name or a pen name in your book. Of course, this is a personal decision. The editor will always have your “real” data, and royalties will be paid to a real person (or company). Only seldom you...

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Next decision will be if you just need black ink (usual for text-only books, essays, novels), or maybe full colour printing. One single colour image makes your book a colour one. If you want to add one colour (for example, blue headers…, this will also...

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An interesting topic, usually not considered in my first publications, is the set of font styles to be used in a book. If you make a quick search on Internet, you will find a lot of pages speaking about readability and ergonomics. There is some difference...

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Another usual practice is (as in the case of the Spanish version of this book) to re-edit previous books. As I commented in previous sections, printing on demand does not need to produce huge batches of books; there is no stock issue anymore. You will...

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You may have a successful blog, or you published a series of articles or short stories in webs or paper magazines. Great! A good idea can be to publish a compilation of these articles (or the best ones…), to offer them as a whole. However, you must take...

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Now I am listed in GoodReads as author, I can do my giveaways directly from there. To start with, I just put two paperback copies of my latest book (in Spanish), "Niveles y Curvas con GIMP, 2ed.". If you are registered in GoodReads, you may participate...

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Desde esta semana, estoy en la lista oficial de autores de Goodreads.com. Puedes ver mi página de autor mediante el enlace https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7395872.Alberto_Garcia_Briz Allí podrás informarte de nuevos lanzamientos, y estoy trabajando...

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As I announced last week, over the weekend we made the draw for the free sample of my last book, " Publicación Online - hazlo tú mismo " (in Spanish), already in its third edition. The winner has been Fernando Ubis, who shared the link through LinkedIn......

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As you may have already read in other posts from me, I just published an update to my book "Publicación online - hazlo tú mismo" (Online publishing - do it yourself). This is the third edition; second one was released in July 2013. Among the several reasons...

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After one and a half years with published books, I can say that my first book, "Blanco y Negro con The GIMP" is the one selling best as paperback (remember to check the active discounts for the CreateSpace online shop, if you want to buy there). However,...

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No, no, I will not sell a new hair colour to you. Pantone is not Pantène. Pantone is a company that works in colour standardization, so that a ginve colour can be used in a uniform way on any support or surface. Either on screen, printed on a paper or...

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Did you know that you don't need an Amazon eBook reader (Kindle) to read purchased books? Amazon has a webpage, http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?docId=1000493771, where you can download a free application for your specific device and operating system......

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As I announced a few days ago, from now on my books can be found in bookshops, libraries and education centers, if any interested person asks for them. This possibility made me rise the prices, to include the comission of the end retailer. To avoid this...

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Yesterday, CreateSpace (editor of the paperback version of my books) gave me some good news: They removed all expenses related to the application of their Expanded Distribution Channels. What does this mean? Well, from now on, my books will be available...

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Sales of my books are increasing slowly, both in electronic format and as paperback... to celebrate it, I decided to give away a signed copy of my last book, "Publicación Online - hazlo tú mismo (2a edición)" - in Spanish. To enter the giveaway, you need...

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Amazon has just released a new purchasing system for their books, called Kindle MatchBox. Basically, it allows for the purchase of both versions (paper and eBook), bundled at a reduced price. To do so, the price in the electronic version is lowered below...

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...And it seems it was yesterday, when I published my first book "Blanco y Negro con The GIMP" (in Spanish). SInce then, I have released some oher books (you can see them here on the right), and even an English version of one of them. I still have some...

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