Book Publishing Tips for Self Publishing

Christmas gifts for book lovers

Give the Gift of Words: Self-Publish a Book this Holiday Season!

By Kevin Osworth | December 14, 2018 |
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This year, instead of getting gift cards as Christmas gifts for book lovers, get them a book – one written by you. There are tons of self-publishing companies out there, but we think DiggyPOD is the best, not just because we print high-quality books, but because we let the author make every decision about how…

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writing a memoir

Give the Gift of Memories: Self-Publish a Memoir Today!

By Kevin Osworth | December 13, 2018 |
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Writing a memoir can be a dichotomous experience: on one hand, it can be fun and fulfilling to reflect on your life and turn it into a tellable, enjoyable story; on the other, reflection can sometimes be painful or difficult. Regardless, writing a memoir is a great way to honor the live you’ve lived and…

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self-publishing children's books

Give the Gift of Reading: Self-Publish a Children’s Book Today!

By Kevin Osworth | December 12, 2018 |
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Do you remember the first book you ever read? The first one you selected from your bookshelf or from the library at school and flipped through, reading the words all by yourself? What about your first favorite book? The first book you didn’t want to put down? This is the beauty of literature: how it…

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genealogy books online

Give the Gift of Family: Self-Publish a Genealogy Today!

By Kevin Osworth | December 11, 2018 |
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Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift for your family and loved ones? Why not self-publish a book? We’ve already discussed the merits of self-publishing a family cookbook, but there are other options as well. Genealogy books make great, personalized gifts. With DiggyPOD’s Print on Demand technology, self-publishing genealogy books online has never been…

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Give the Gift of Food: Self-Publish a Cookbook Today!

By Kevin Osworth | December 10, 2018 |
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Deciding on the perfect gift for a family member or friend doesn’t have to be difficult: self-publishing cookbook companies like DiggyPOD make it easier than ever. What better way to celebrate the holidays and the end of another year than by gifting your loved ones a family cookbook.

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marketing books book marketing for self-published authors

Unique Ways to Promote and Sell Your Self-Published Book

By Kevin Osworth | November 26, 2018 |
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This latest blog series has explored unique ways of marketing books. Traditional promotion and book marketing is great—and you should do so in combination with these unique means of promotion to ensure your book attracts all the attention you can get. Book marketing for self-published authors can seem daunting at first, but with a mix…

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book fair festival

Book Fair: How to Use a Book Festival to Promote Your Self-Published Book

By Kevin Osworth | November 23, 2018 |
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A book fair (sometimes known as a book festival) is an event that showcases authors and recently published books and connects the publishing world to readers of the public.

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book trailer

A Book Trailer is a Unique Way to Promote Your Book

By Kevin Osworth | November 22, 2018 |
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In our latest blog series, we’ve been exploring unique ways to promote self-published work: book clubs, book reviews, and, now, book trailers. DiggyPOD recommends marketing your book in traditional ways (advertisements, social media promotion, etc.), but it’s worth exploring other, lesser utilized avenues. As a writer, use your creativity when promoting your self-published book: create…

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book clubs

Book Clubs: Unique Ways to Promote Your Self-Published Book

By Kevin Osworth | November 21, 2018 |
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Our latest blog series has explored unique ways to promote and sell your book. One way is to get as many book reviews as possible. Another is to get your book into book clubs. Book clubs are a wonderful way to stay active in your reading. They’re groups that meet up strictly for the purpose…

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how to get book reviews

How to Get Book Reviews

By Kevin Osworth | November 20, 2018 |
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Our latest blog series is exploring unique ways to promote your self-published book. How can you go above and beyond the traditional marketing methods? One unique way to promote your book and boost your sales is to get as many book reviews as you can. Book reviews and book sales are mutually beneficial for traditional…

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