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If you write original content day in and day out, you already are aware of the fact that your posts will end up on bunch of SPAM sites within a few days sometimes even few minutes. Some users even noted that the site with stolen content outranked the original post. It is very frustrating as a website owner to see that someone is stealing your content without permission, monetizing it, outranking you in SERPs, and stealing your audience.
Writers need to read books.
I got this note the other day:
The word count is the number of words in a document or passage of text. Word counting may be needed when a text is required to stay within certain numbers of words. This may particularly be the case in academia , legal proceedings, journalism and advertising . Word count is commonly used by translators to determine the price for the translation job. Word counts may also be used to calculate measures of readability and to measure typing and reading speeds (usually in words per minute ). When converting character counts to words, a measure of 5 or 6 characters to a word is generally used. [ 1 ]
The recent anti-trust suit against the big five book publishers reminds me of the scene in the movie Titanic where the lifeboats are pulling away from the gasping survivors in the water.
by Maria Popova Dancing with the absurdity of life, or what symbolism has to do with the osmosis of trash and treasure.
Recipe for a bestselling book
I saw "Coco Avant Chanel" in Paris last spring, because I wanted to see a French film and "Coco" (somewhat to my dismay) was the only French movie playing in the two multi-screen cinemas around the Carrefour de l'Odéon, the rest of them being American horror shows with subtitles, or otherwise from elsewhere.
To have a chance at selling your book on amazon or online, you need reviews. Lots of them.
You’ve got a great idea. You’re going to write an ebook – perhaps your first!
Here’s one way to become a better writer.
The publishing industry's efforts to compete with Amazon have not been helped by a failure to get on board with technology. Photograph: Mary Knox Merrill/Getty The debate about Amazon v the publishing industry is getting so heated and so polarised that quite soon it's going to need its own version of Godwin's law .
By Glen C. Strathy* Here's an easy way to come up with a brief plot outline for your novel.