Top 10 Self-Publishing Blogs: The 2012 Winners!


If you are looking for the ‘best of the best’ in self-publishing blogs, you are definitely in the right place! Our inaugural Top Ten Self-Publishing Blogs contest triggered an avalanche of great nominations that kept our panel of self-publishing experts busy… they very carefully reviewed the finalists, then made their decisions based on the quality […]

Top Ten Self-Publishing Blogs 2012 – Finalists

Guy Kawasaki, Mark Coker and Jim Edwards

by Ellen Britt, PA, Ed.D.. The Future of Ink is delighted to announce the finalists for our first annual Top Ten Self-Publishing Blogs Contest. We had some very impressive entries and you are invited to take a look at them below. Our judges include founder Guy Kawasaki, Smashwords founder Mark Coker and Internet marketing […]

EBook Publishing: 5 Ways to Repurpose Your eBook Content for More Exposure and More Sales – Part 1

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by Kristen Eckstein One of the most overlooked sources of income and marketing is repurposing. Your published eBook is full of content waiting to be used for other things that will give you more exposure as an expert and result in more sales of your eBook and other products and services. All this sounds great, […]

How to Save Time and Money on Editing


by Lynne Klippel A professional editor is an author’s best friend.  When you are publishing digital content, it’s imperative the words you publish are accurate and clearly written.  Readers make assumptions about you and your business by the quality of your writing.  If your article or book looks sloppy and unprofessional, your readers will assume […]

3 Ways To Generate Revenue with Your eBooks

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by Kathleen Gage When it comes to writing a book, there are those who write simply for the pleasure of writing, those who write to make money and those who write for both the pleasure and profit. It may seem like all authors want to make a profit, but this is not always the case. […]

60+ Ideas for How To Be A Creative Thought Leader – Cool PREZI Included!

Creative Thought Leader Laura West

by Laura West Being recognized as a Creative Thought Leader in your niche takes you from being “just another expert to expert” to being someone who really stands out. I can deliver marketing formulas (or what I call marketing prescriptions) all day long.  But it’s not enough to just “do marketing” – you want to […]

Four Free Digital Magazine Publishing Sites That Can Help You Share Your Message and Your Passion


by D’vorah Lansky, M.Ed. Digital Magazines provide authors, writers, speakers, coaches, entrepreneurs, (and anyone with a passion,) a way to share your knowledge, your content, and your expertise, while accessing audiences across the globe. There are many digital magazine companies on the Internet today and I’d like to share with you my favorite digital magazine […]

How to Stay Motivated to Write Consistently and Produce Content


by Marnie Pehrson Do you struggle with writing consistently? Does the thought of content creation make you feel heavy and overwhelmed? Creating content is a lot like eating healthy or exercising. It works best when it’s a way of life and not a sudden push to fit into a smaller dress size for your twentieth […]

Publish or Perish: Why Video is Crucial to Your Content Strategy

MailVu is a video email service that makes it super simple to send personal videos via email.

by Lou Bortone You have no doubt heard the expression ‘publish or perish‘ used in academia.  The phrase came from the idea that professors absolutely must create and publish content in order to keep their jobs and reputations intact. The very same ‘publish or perish’ mandate can now be used for solopreneurs and service providers […]

Nominate Your Favorite Self-Publishing Blogs – Inaugural Top 10 Self-Publishing Blog Contest


Ellen Britt and I (Denise Wakeman) are excited to announce our inaugural contest to find the Top 10 Best Self-Publishing Blogs. We need your help to find the ‘best of the best’ blogs specifically for online entrepreneurs who are looking for information about self-publishing. To that end we’re launching a contest and invite you to […]