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by GregoryDiehl
April 18th, 2016, 10:54 am
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Who to use for Kindle and Createspace formatting?
Replies: 0
Views: 325

Who to use for Kindle and Createspace formatting?

I've just put together the final draft of my 65,000-word book on branding, and now I need to submit everything in the proper format to be publishing on Kindle and Createspace within the next few weeks. What's the fastest/easiest/cheapest way to get everything prepared without sacrificing quality? I ...
by GregoryDiehl
March 26th, 2016, 10:35 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Book promotion idea: giving away physical copies to non-profits and charities with ebook downloads
Replies: 0
Views: 1821

Book promotion idea: giving away physical copies to non-profits and charities with ebook downloads

I have my first book on small business branding and communication coming out on May 20, where I will offer it for free for 5 days. The book is about learning how to talk, write, and present your ideas and products so that people will want to buy them. In the book, I mention some of my experiences wo...
by GregoryDiehl
March 20th, 2016, 6:22 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Where does the balance fall between writing conventionally and writing with a unique voice?
Replies: 0
Views: 2852

Where does the balance fall between writing conventionally and writing with a unique voice?

Where does the balance fall between writing conventionally and writing with a unique voice? If we take someone like Ayn Rand for example, it's almost guaranteed you are either going to be offended by the way she puts words together or you are going to be relieved that someone could communicate in a ...
by GregoryDiehl
March 20th, 2016, 6:07 am
Forum: Excerpts
Topic: Brand Identity Breakthrough Introduction Excerpt
Replies: 0
Views: 12201

Brand Identity Breakthrough Introduction Excerpt

Brand Identity Breakthrough Preface Many business owners and entrepreneurs today don’t understand the essence of what makes their ideas amazing. They lack narrative and deeper meaning to their business. They obsess over the most visible components of their brand, but they ignore character and core ...
by GregoryDiehl
March 13th, 2016, 10:46 am
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: What's the easiest way to get rapid reviews on a newly published book?
Replies: 0
Views: 1282

What's the easiest way to get rapid reviews on a newly published book?

My first book is a little over two months away from publication in print, ebook, and audio varieties. I know from a lot of research that one of the keys to making sure it gets out there and sustainably sells (especially if you have not much of an existing following) is to get a large number of posit...
by GregoryDiehl
March 11th, 2016, 8:56 am
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: The Top 10 Things All Authors Should Know About Amazon
Replies: 2
Views: 1093

Re: The Top 10 Things All Authors Should Know About Amazon

How does this apply to audiobooks?
by GregoryDiehl
March 11th, 2016, 4:51 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Seeking Beta Readers for My Book on Brand Identity
Replies: 0
Views: 16550

Seeking Beta Readers for My Book on Brand Identity

I'm a first time author with my self-published book due out on Amazon on May 20. While the bulk of the content is complete at about 65,000 words, I really need some extra eyes to help me figure out what is working and what isn't, and to make sure the only thing flows the way I want it to. Would anyo...
by GregoryDiehl
March 10th, 2016, 11:02 am
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 604
Views: 122433

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi everyone. Great to be here. I'm new to using forums to connect with other entrepreneurs, but I'm eager to help who I can and meet valuable influences. I'm originally from Califorina, but have spent the last 10 years traveling the world and working location independently. I will be releasing my fi...