Category Archives: Publishing

To publish means to make information and literature available for the public to view. Publishing involves the process of producing and distributing literature so that the public can have access to it. Sometimes, certain authors publish their own work and in that case they become their own publishers.

The traditional meaning of the word “publishing” means to print newspapers and books on paper and distribute them. But now with improved technology we have the Internet and other digital information systems. So, now publishing is done not only through printing but also electronically. Of late a large number of periodicals and books have been published online and electronically through CDs and DVDs.

Writing an Article vs. Writing a Blog Post:What’s the Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between writing a blog and writing an article is? Today, the words “blog” and “article” are often used interchangeably and almost synonymously, so much that the line between the two is virtually nonexistent. … Continue reading

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5 Basic Types of Blogs

If you’re new to blogging and are seeking to grow your audience, or have been doing it for a while now, then you understand the challenge of creating unique, compelling, and valuable content for your readers and potential leads. This … Continue reading

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Growing Tarragon: A Home Gardener’s Guide

If you are thinking about growing tarragon, then first you need to be aware of the different varieties of tarragon and the methods used to grow and cultivate them. There are three types of tarragon – French, Russian and Mexican. … Continue reading

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An Author’s Introduction to RSS Feed/News Sites

The information age is fantastic, but there’s only one problem: too much information. It’s very difficult to keep track of your favorite blogs, sports, and news without some help. One of the ways to achieve this is by using RSS … Continue reading

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Growing Sweet Marjoram: A Home Gardener’s Guide

Marjoram is an herb with sweet pine and citrus flavors that will transform any meal into a delectable dish. A native of Cyprus and Southern Turkey, marjoram’s aromatic leaves produce a sweet, woody aroma that leave notes of subtle spiciness … Continue reading

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The overlooked marketing value of the Other Works page

The ‘Blank’, ‘Ad card’, or ‘Other Works‘ page is an often-ignored marketing and book sales opportunity.  This is especially true in the eBook area, where most articles on eBook formats don’t even mention them.  For the independent publisher it nearly … Continue reading

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Should you have your own writer or book website?

Every author, published or unpublished, needs a platform to reach their target audience. An author website is one among the many platforms available today. If you’re looking to pursue a professional, long-time career in writing it’s important, you start building … Continue reading

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The Parts of A Printed Book

It’s important to know that there’s a set order in the elements that make up a book. Books have standards which one should follow in order to have it published via the traditional or self-publishing route. You’ll need to prepare … Continue reading

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Lemongrass: A Home gardener’s Guide

Known for their leaves and lemony flavor lemongrass can bring your meals to life! Lemongrass has a long food tradition in Asian cooking. This home gardeners guide is bursting with straightforward information that makes growing, using, and preserving lemongrass enjoyable … Continue reading

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The Bean: A Home Gardener’s Guide

Of all the many vegetables found in the common garden at home, the many varieties of bean plants may be one of the most widely popular planting options of all time. From snap beans to shell beans, these powerful plants … Continue reading

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eBooks and DRM: Should eBook Authors Use Digital Rights Management (DRM)?

What is DRM? Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a term that refers to a set of control technology approaches that restrict unauthorized access and use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works in digital media. While the applications are endless, the … Continue reading

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What is a Book Blurb?

In the last decade, self-publishing has grown exponentially with the emergence of platforms such as Amazon Kindle and CreateSpace – that have made publishing a book an easy and accessible process. Numerous independent authors have been able to leverage different … Continue reading

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Blogging – What Are Long-Tail Keywords And To Use Them

Long Tail Keywords for search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most important things you can learn if you want to find the fastest way to the top of the search engines. And if you’re not at the top … Continue reading

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How You Can Leverage Pronouns To Improve Your Blog Article SEO

Despite all the hype around search engine optimization (SEO), there are some very simple things that a writer can do while creating their blog posts which will improve their SEO and in some ways make the blog procedure read. Perhaps, the … Continue reading

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The Struggles of a Self-Published Author

  When it comes to writing, many people worry that they are not going to make enough to live on. This is especially true when it comes to self-publishing your book. Now while it is the easier option, there are … Continue reading

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Why You Should Post Blogs Regularly

Just as we refuel our car engines every time they are almost empty, the blogs you post on your site perform the same function. It is the medium of attracting more traffic, sure way to get new visitors to your … Continue reading

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My Writing Approach

In a recent comment for one of my blogs, I was asked what my writing approach was and I honestly don’t think I had previously described the way I write.  So here goes. My approach is straightforward and very old school. My … Continue reading

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The Chili Pepper: A Home Gardener’s Guide

Chili peppers bring flare to the typical garden as well as on the plate. It brings a spectacular addition of flash and color to the garden – as well as heat to the palette. In this guidebook, Chili Peppers gives … Continue reading

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Empowered

Power is one of the most sought-after, yet all too often misunderstood, aspects of the human condition. Everyone strives for greater power, be it in business, love or life in general. We all vie for the next advantage or seek … Continue reading

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The Marketing Value of a Good Book Cover

An author may invest all the time, effort and fortune for writing, editing and publishing a book, but leaves very little for the cover design forgetting that the cover is the reader’s first impression of the book. For well-known authors, … Continue reading

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