Introduction: Issue 2

Authorpreneur Magazine 02

Welcome to the second edition of Authorpreneur Magazine. Our featured authority publisher is Alicia Freile. She shares her story of being invited by a publishers to write a non-techie’s guide to e-books and e-readers. Authoring E-Reader Digest is helping Alicia build her professional reputation and giving her a foundation upon which to build her career. Coach Andrew R Miller shares his […]

Are You Tracking Your Mentions?

Mention logo

Are you using Google Alerts to track your mentions? Or do you use a social media tracker like Social Mention? What if there was an app you could use online, on your Android phone, iPhone and your iPad? Mention is a cool new tool that tracks your name, your business name or your keywords. The […]

I Write. . .

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Introducing our new short feature I Write. . . We invite writers to share where and how they write. Do you have an ultra-modern office space for your writing business? Do you have a cosy nook for reading and writing? Do you write on the road… with a tablet, smart phone or laptop? What do […]

Authorgraph

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Authorgraph (originally called Kindlegraph) was developed by Evan Jacobs, a software developer from Seattle. It came about when Evan attended an author reading in 2010 where the author offered to sign attendees books, having purchased the book on Kindle, Kevin had nothing for the author to sign. Now, through the Authorgraph website you can request […]

Author Websites

Author Website Tag Cloud - Authorpreneur Magazine

Every author should have their own website – even if they haven’t published their first book yet! Your author website is your online business card, your book shop, your blog, your connection with readers, your showcase for publishers, your most important marketing tool and the ‘hub’ of your author platform. And you don’t have to […]

The Bestseller Incubator

The Bestseller Incubator - Barefoot Basics - Rochelle Stone

Authorpreneur Magazine is pleased to announce our first giveway!  Rochelle Stone, Publishing & Marketing Specialist from Barefoot Basics, is giving one lucky reader the opportunity to participate in her 7 week online coaching program The Bestseller Incubator. This prize is valued at $450. You can read more about the program below or on the Barefoot Basics website. […]

Indie ReCon

Indie ReCon

making indie publishing a mission possible The Indie ReCon free online conference presented in February 2013 featured over 25 guests who discussed the nuts and bolts of self-publishing from the pros and cons, all the way through to marketing and becoming a bestselling author. If you missed the conference you can still view the posts, videos […]

From Coach to Author

Andrew R Miller

On 5 October 2012, a book titled Hope Won’t Pay the Wages was published on Amazon with me as the author. My very first book. After it was finished, I was thinking about all the people that had been instrumental in its creation and development: the idea itself; the people that I interviewed; the book […]

Media Cents and Sensibility – Twenty-Five Words Or Less

Christina Hamlett, author of Media Magnetism

“What’s your book about?” Whether it’s still a work-in-progress or has just made its official debut, you probably get asked that question a lot. Depending on who your listener is, how much time you have, and what sort of call to action you want to create, you probably also have a short version and a […]

Writers Festival With a Difference

Coral Sea Resort, Whitsunday Islands

Writers Festivals seem to be popping up all over Australia – some in the most unlikely places.  Those in the capital cities are becoming very crowded with little hope of getting anywhere near the presenting author, let alone being able to ask a question. There is one Writers Festival, however, that is very different.  Now in […]