Top Ten Digital Publishing Posts from 2013

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TheFutureofInk.comThis has been quite a year at The Future of Ink…we recently celebrated our one year blog anniversary and our Alexa ranking dipped below the coveted 100,000 mark.

We thought we would celebrate by bringing you our Top Ten Digital Publishing Articles for 2013, based on the amount of traffic each post received. Enjoy!

1) How to Get Reviews by the Truckload on Amazon

Screen Shot 2013-07-10 at 6.09.48 PMThis powerhouse article, by book marketing and media relations expert Penny Sansevieri, is complete guide to everything you need to know to turn your book into a review machine! Penny also show you how to use a little known Amazon tool that let’s you actually respond to a review.

2) Kindle Pricing Strategies: How to Price Your eBook for Maximum Success

Kindle-ThisPublishing authority Kristen Eckstein explains how to effectively set the right price for your eBook. Using real-life examples pulled straight from Amazon, Kristen delivers on her promise to help you set a price that works for your readers and adds more money to your bank account!

 

3) The Five Secrets to a Killer eBook Cover

Screen Shot 2013-03-24 at 6.21.05 PMJust after eBook pricing strategies comes the topic of how to create an effective cover for your eBooks, again written by publishing  expert Kristen Eckstein. Kristen boils this somewhat intimidating topic down to five key elements and again fills the articles with real-life visual examples.

 

4) 10 Reasons Self-Published Books Don’t Sell – And What You Can Do To Ensure Yours DOES

Screen Shot 2013-05-12 at 10.10.09 PMPublishing expert Kristen Eckstein is on a roll! With this in-depth article, Kristen explains the ten most common reasons your eBook isn’t selling…AND, what to do about it!

 

 

5) Get Off Your Butt And Start Making Videos

Start Making Videos

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Video Master Lou Bortone knocks it out of the park with this recently published article on why your video making excuses don’t matter anymore! This post is based on the questions Lou was asked as a panel member at the A-Ha! Social Media Business Summit. Great material here!

 

 

6) The Inside Story on Kristen Eckstein’s Astounding Success with Kindle eBooks

Kristen170x215This is the recording from a live Google Hangout hosted by The Future of Ink founders Denise Wakeman and Dr. Ellen Britt. We had a lot of fun, people asked a bunch of great questions and Kristen delivered fantastic content. Enjoy!

 

7) How to Design Infographics 

How to Design InfographicsInfographics are hot and show no signs of becoming less popular.

So The Future of Ink’s co-founder, online marketing strategist Denise Wakeman has pulled together information about all the tools and tutorials you need to design your very own!

8) Which eBook Publishing Platform Is Best?

ebook digital publishing platformsPublishing expert Kristen Eckstein is back with this tour de force post on how to choose the best eBook publishing platform for your needs, including all the pros and cons of each major platform. Don’t’ publish before you read this post!

 

9) How To Stay Focused and Motivated To Get Your Book Done – Part I

Kristen EcksteinShe’s baaaaccckkkk! Publishing expert Kristen Eckstein that is! Learn what it really takes to ‘git er done’ from the person who wrote and published a brand new Kindle eBook for eighteen (Yes, 18!) consecutive weeks!

 

10)  Sell More Books On Amazon – Understanding Amazon’s Keywords, Categories and Algorithms

selling books on AmazonAnd our 10th most popular post is by book marketing and media relations expert Penny Sansevieri, who led off this list with our Number One most popular post! This time around, Penny lets you in on what you really need to know about Amazon…that it’s a search engine! Armed with this shift in your thinking, she then takes you to school on keywords, SEO, categories and more!

And there you have it! Our Top 10 most popular digital publishing posts of 2013.  Which article is your favorite of the year?

We look forward to continuing to work toward becoming THE authority site for online entrepreneurs who are looking for information about digital publishing.

Wishing you and yours a prosperous and Happy New Year and a spectacular 2014!

Ellen Britt
Dr. Ellen Britt is the Social Media Influence Doctor, Mastermind Expert, Author and Online Marketing Strategist, Lover of Southern Food & Culture and founder of Pink Coattails, as well as the co-founder of The Future of Ink. Ellen is committed to the idea that every woman, no matter her education, experience or where she lives on the planet, can have a successful business if she so desires.
Ellen Britt
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