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Social media. Get your friends to share it on Facebook. Link to it on Twitter. Make an Instagram post. Write a little review on Tumblr. Use enough hashtags that people will be able to find it and post during a time of day when more people are online. Get people to review it on Amazon.


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The way I did my last Kindle book was this. I'm at a different computer right now so I don't have the files, I don't remember the extensions and all. If I'm misleading you on details, let me know and I'll go back and confirm. I downloaded the Kindle previewer. Then I sent KDP my docx file and got back their conversion, which I used as a first draft. This is ...


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PDFs use a fixed layout that doesn't scale with the device or window size, so they're not as friendly for smaller screens. Some people do read PDFs on some phones, though -- some screens are pretty big and some people have good eyes and can read the small page. Also, some of your readers might be using tablets rather than phones. However, I wouldn't make ...


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Yes! You can do this most easily with Adwords to see which title performs better. Tim Ferris did this when deciding which title to use for "The Four Hour Work Week". Source: http://boingboing.net/2010/10/25/howto-use-google-adw.html This is a cost-effective channel with very clear definitions of success (e.g. which title got more clicks). You can also do ...


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I think there's a misunderstanding that you'll have to convert your manuscript to the appropriate file format yourself. You won't, though. Authors simply feed a clean file in accepted formats into the KDP, and the conversion to the appropriate file format for wide use across their platforms is automatic. That being said, having a clean file, without a lot ...


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One Missed Opportunity You could even put a link to your book on your StackExchange profile. It is very free and I just checked yours for the book. Unfortunately it was not there. Create a Blog Create a blog, start writing free articles and give them away and then give away the book there too. Create Web Site With Short Link Create a web site like ...


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There exist multiple file formats. More or less usual for e-Books are epub, mobi/azw (Kindle), pdf, txt, html and djvu. You can add DRM to pdf, epub and azw, but you can also create files of these formats without DRM.


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The question is if you are going to write a book (intended to be read as a book on some book-style device, eg. e-book reader or tablet), or a transmedia story for the internet. In first case it would be better to limit multimedia to minimum (make them rather illustrations than content itself). On the other hand if you are writing for readers who are in a ...



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