Episode # 20 – Book Bundles (and plush toys) with Joseph Lallo

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This week I had got to talk to Joseph Lallo, author of the Book of Deacon series. Joseph was one of the first authors to do a ‘book bundle.’ This is where several books are brought together and sold as a single item for a special price (chosen by the buyer). We also talk about self-publishing back in the early …

Simon WhistlerEpisode # 20 – Book Bundles (and plush toys) with Joseph Lallo

Author Websites 101: Free vs Paid

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Should authors use free website providers like blogger.com or wordpress.com or pay for their own Hosting and hire someone to customize their site more? What are pros and cons of each?  Here is an overview of free vs paid websites.  

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Author Website 101: Technical Terms Explained

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Domain name – the address of the website to be entered in a browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Google Chrome).  Starts with www. and ends with .com/.net/.org suffix. Hosting – web server to keep your website files on, which allows other people access the public part of website (you have administrator’s access and controls when logging in). URL – Uniform Resource Locator, …

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