Every author should give the Microsoft Word Text-to-Speech feature a try as they fine-tune their manuscripts. When you read your book aloud, your ears will find many errors, repetitive words, and even plot flaws that your eyes (and the eyes of others) will often miss.
Ebook editing can be overwhelming, since the quality of editing can make or break a novel. There are some techniques you can use to self-edit your book, and one of these is macros. Read on to discover how to create and use macros!
Barnes & Noble is one of the big ebook publishing sites. So if you're planning a promotion, how do you discount your ebook on Barnes & Noble? Let's take a look.
Director of Marketing Sarah Katherine James and Executive Editor Catia Shattuck come together to talk about the pros and cons of our two most popular ebook promotion pricing options: free and 99 cents.
Price is an important element that we review when considering submitted books, and one popular site for ebook distribution is Smashwords. So how do you discount your ebook on Smashwords? Here's how.
Group promotions involve multiple authors giving away their books for free on one convenient page, and they are a great way to reach even more readers. If you're unsure how to join or set up a giveaway, this tutorial will show you how!
Discounting your book on iTunes might look complicate, but here are some simple steps to get you ready for your next My Book Cave promotion.
Subscriber magnets are a fabulous way to build your newsletter lists and ultimately sell more books. If you need help putting up your subscriber magnet, this tutorial will walk you through it step-by-step.
Here at My Book Cave, we want our readers to get the best deals, so price is one of the big things we review when deciding whether or not we accept a book for a promotion. If the deal price isn't competitive enough, we may not accept the book. But how do you discount your …
Need to add a watermark to your ebook? You can do it in Jutoh by following these simple steps.
Now that we have the file created and the image perfected, it’s time to add text to your cover design! Choosing and placing fonts is a snap when you use the three design elements of contrast, alignment, and repetition.
Now that you've chosen your image for your cover design, what do you do next? In this tutorial, we'll cover creating a Photoshop file for your cover, as well as placing and modifying your image.
Whether you're creating your cover for print or ebook, you need a strong design that looks good as a thumbnail and at full size. Want to create a fantastic cover? Here are a few tips about picking a great image to get you started.
Are your ebook images too large? Avoid common mistakes and make sure you have the best image size for ebook.
Have you tried using drop caps to set your ebook apart? This tutorial explains what drop caps are and how they can be accomplished, as well as some of the pitfalls you'll encounter.
Change the speed that Microsoft Word's "Speak" feature uses to dictate text back to you. It's possible to do—and pretty easy, too. But it's buried in your Windows settings, not in your Word program. Read on and we'll tell you how to do it.