APV Episode 3: Publishing Talk with Keith Ogorek of Author Solutions

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In this episode, Keith Ogorek, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Author Solutions, sits down over Skype to chat with me about his experience in the world of indie publishing and what steps authors can take to maximize their chances for success. Keith not only has a top position at one of the firms leading the way with packaged services for authors choosing to self-publish, but he’s also published three of his own books, including his latest work, The Seven Secrets of Successful Self-Published Authors. This is part 1 of 3. Enjoy!

Free iBooks to Fill Up Your iPad & Kindle Bookshelves

Free iBooks for Kindle iPad

Yes, the iPad, the iBook App, and Apple’s iBookstore will have a big impact on the publishing industry. Yes, more ebooks, as well as books of all kinds, will be published, purchased and read because of the iPad. But what few folks are talking about is how wonderfully open Apple and the iPad are where it comes to free books.