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Your First Info Product Beyond Your Book – Physical or Digital?

As the co-founder of the duplication and fulfillment company Speaker Fulfillment Services most people would probably expect me to say that a physical product is the way to go when you’re ready to do a product beyond your book. After all, we make our living by duplicating our client’s CDs and DVDs and printing their …

Autoresponders are More than a Sales Tool

When you hear the word “autoresponder” what comes to your mind? For most, information marketers they’ll say something like “A prewritten set of email messages that you send out to someone after they’ve opted in to your list that are designed to get them to buy your product.” And that would be a great definition, …

Resources for Authors in the Mind/Body/Spirit Space

Resources for Authors in the Mind/Body/Spirit Space. Jackie Lapin is the founder of The Conscious Group of Companies. She serves people and organizations that are changing the world. Her companies provide a wide range of resources for authors and businesses to grow and expand their message, influence, client base and sales. It’s one-stop shopping for …

Ideal Image Sizes for Social Media

Came across the following info in an article from Kevan Lee on ideal image sizes for social media and thought others might find it of benefit. In general, here are the best sizes for sharing images on social media. Facebook – 1,200 x 628 Twitter – 1,024 x 512 LinkedIn – 800 x 800 Google+ – 800 …

Ship Your Books Client Pat Morgan Wins Award for “The Concrete Killing Fields”

Beverly Hills 4th Annual International Book Awards has selected Pat Morgan’s book The Concrete Killing Fields as the 2016 winner in their Social/Political Change category, making it the fourth national award (in four different categories) for the book. Beverly Hills’ “warm congratulations” added that “Your book truly embodies the excellence that this award was created to …

Meet Ship Your Books Co-founder Bret Ridgway at the AuthorU Extravaganza!

AuthorU Extravaganza! Come meet Ship Your Books co-founder Bret Ridgway in Denver at the AuthorU Extravaganza. The event will be held September 15-17. I’m looking forward to meeting many of our fulfillment clients and others there. I am scheduled to speak on Thursday, September 15th. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn from industry pros …

Does Your Book Pass the Consumption Test?

You can write what many people would consider to be a good book yet have it fall short of being considered a great book simply because it wasn’t as consumable as it could be. Information products about your content, including books, are all about consumption and if your book isn’t optimized for maximum readability then …