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Derek Haines
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Australian Author, ESL Teacher and Blogger.
Australian Author, ESL Teacher and Blogger.

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What Will Ebook Subscriptions Mean For Authors?
Ebook subscriptions. Good or bad for self-published authors?
Let’s do the maths (or math for my US readers) here.
At $9.99 per month for most ebook subscriptions and a return for authors of around $1.35 per borrow, this means a reader has the potential to read 7.4 ebooks per month before...
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How To Modify Track Changes Name In Grammarly For Word
Grammarly is an excellent application for correcting grammar and spelling
A lot of writers select Grammarly because you can use it in so many different ways.
With a Microsoft Office add-on for Microsoft Word and the ability to enable Grammarly in a browser extension on Chrome, Safari and Firef...
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In And Out Of KDP Select, Smashwords and Draft2Digital
Amazon, Smashwords and Draft2Digital all have benefits
Publishing ebooks on Amazon and Smashwords or Draft2Digital is logical.
All offer different distribution channels, which is ideal for getting your ebook to as many ebook retailers as possible. If you publish with Amazon KDP, there is no ...
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How To Drive Traffic To Your Blog And Your Books
You need to drive traffic to your blog to sell books online
Selling ebooks follows the same formula as selling any other product on the Internet.
The more traffic you can send or drive to your blog or website will help increase your book sales.
Simply put, only a small fraction of the people w...
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7 Kindle Ebook Pricing Strategy Ideas You Can Try Ebooks are price sensitive, so what is your ebook pricing strategy?
If you have set your ebook selling price and not changed it since you first published, perhaps it’s time to take another look.
Particularly if book sales are not rolling in the door.
Ebooks are a retail product and if you...
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Can Apple Pages Replace Microsoft Word If You Write On A Mac?
The number one advantage of Apple Pages over Microsoft Word is that it is free
I have used every version of Pages.
The iWork 09 version worked perfectly, but at that time, it cost $79.00 for the suite of Pages, Numbers and Keynote.
Later, in 2014, Apple released a new version. The pricing ...
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Engage Then Automate, But Don't Spam Social media is like a snowball but fails if you don’t engage
Once it starts rolling for you, there is simply no way of stopping your social media connections from increasing.
If you have a book you want to promote, social media is naturally the most logical starting point and with the...
Engage Then Automate, But Don't Spam
Engage Then Automate, But Don't Spam
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Dates On Blogs - Why I Add Dates To My Evergreen Articles
Should you show metadata dates on Evergreen blogs?
For a long while, I have been convinced by the argument that for evergreen content and articles to remain evergreen, they should not include the date.
It was a logical assumption for me that if I wrote an article to inform about a subject or t...
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The Best Free Online Grammar Check With Punctuation Checker
Two free online grammar checkers stand out from the crowd
If you write, and especially if you are a new writer, correct grammar and punctuation usage are vital for you.
Using checker tools is the first step in preparing a text to make sure it is error free.
While every writer knows that there is...
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Blog Writing Needs Know How And Imagination To Work Well
Successful blogs use exceptional writing skills aimed at their target audience
Writing blog posts might seem like an easy thing to do. Write 500 words on your pet topic of the day, do a quick proofread and then hit publish.
Many blogs and websites use this or a similar formula.
When you start a ...
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