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Carla King

Tech Tips & Tools  |  San Diego, California  

Carla King is the founder of the Self-Pub Boot Camp educational program of books, workshops, and online courses. Get her free Consumer’s Guide for Self-Publishers web-book to learn about writing and publishing products, tools, and services before you buy. Learn more about them in her weekly 30-minute Author Friendly Podcast when she talks with the people behind the companies who made them.

6 Basic Tech Skills Every Author Must Learn

These six tech skills are as essential to today’s authors as hammers and saws are...
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Tech Tools to Help Produce & Sell Children’s Books

Lisa needed some help figuring out how to layout and distribute the children's book she just...
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Book Sales Strategies & Tools for Indie Author Success

The final stage of marketing for authors is book sales. It includes the 4 P’s:...
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A Book Production Checklist for Indie Authors

Are you ready to upload your book for sale to the online retailers? Got all...
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Own Your Author Business in 7 Steps

Taking time to set up your author business before publishing your book can save you...
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Great Editing = Great Writing, Great Reviews & Great Sales

Great editing translates into great writing, great reviews, and great sales. This means developmental and...
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Blasty, Piracy & Phishing on the Wild, Wild, Web

Blasty is an online tool that monitors Google for illegal copies of your content and...
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Use Calibre to Create EPUB & MOBI Versions of Your Book

[caption id="attachment_14161" align="alignright" width="185"] It's difficult to pack a library on a motorcycle, even with...
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Pronoun & Macmillan: a Shift to More Author-Friendly Publishing?

UPDATE 11/9/2017  - This week, Macmillan announced that Pronoun will be shut down January 15,...
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Mastering Metadata: the Key to Marketing Your Books

Metadata is your best friend and marketing partner, so craft it carefully!  When you’re ready...
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Productize My Book? You Bet! Sell Direct!

How to Productize Your Writing and Make More Money When you think about making money...
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How to Optimize Your Amazon Author Central Page

Your Amazon Author Central page is your home page on the world’s largest bookstore, yet...
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Book Reviews for Indie Authors – Part Three: Paid Reviews

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, other BookWorks bloggers have suggested some...
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Great Free Editing Tools for Indie Authors

In a previous post, I reviewed some robust editing tools worth paying for that also...
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Seven Ways to Jump Start Your Book Cover Design

It’s never too early to think about your book cover design. Even if you’ve got...
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