National Podcast Day – A Personal Journey, Building Pre-Launch Buzz And More

Dr. Ellen Britt

National Podcast DayToday, September 30th, is the first ever annual National Podcast Day! (Queue dance music, party horns and toss confetti.)

Hey, any excuse for a party! But seriously, why should you, as a digital content provider and reader of The Future of Ink, care about podcasting, much less celebrate a whole day devoted to spreading the word about it?

First of all, just to eliminate any confusion, let’s be clear on what a podcast is and what it’s not. A podcast is NOT simply a recorded audio file that you put on your website. There is one crucial difference.Continue Reading

7 Profitable Ways To Upsell From Your Digital Products

7 Profitable Ways To Upsell From Your Digital Products

by Joan Stewart Fries with your burger? How about upgrading that economy class airline ticket to business class? Shopping at Old Navy? Choose a cute top, and the saleswoman will suggest an adorable infinity scarf to match. Oh, wait! There’s this fabulous chunky bracelet with earrings to complete the outfit. It’s called upselling, one of […]

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Why Publishing Shouldn’t Be A One Person Show

Why Publishing Shouldn’t Be A One Person Show

by Justine Schofield Entrepreneurs who choose to publish digitally are afforded the luxury of having many of the cumbersome and costly steps of print publishing eliminated. However, there is one aspect of traditional publishing that should absolutely not be overlooked by the tech savvy digital publishers of today: publishing with a team. As most of […]

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12 Digital Publishing Tools The Experts Recommend

12 Digital Publishing Tools the Experts Recommend

To celebrate the 2 year anniversary of The Future of Ink, we asked our expert writers to tell us about their favorite digital publishing tools they’ve discovered in the last six months or so. If you are looking for tools to help you publish, curate and create digital content, you’ll find 12 terrific tools to […]

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The Secret Formula to Creating a Bestselling Book

The Secret Formula to Creating a Bestselling Book

by Penny Sansevieri Writing a book is one thing, promoting it is a whole different animal. But what if you could, right out of the gate, know exactly what to do to create an outstanding, well-received book that was promoted in such a way that it sold better than you expected? Sound like a dream? […]

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