Topic: Hacks & Tutorials (33 articles)

Hacks & Tutorials

3 Writing Tools You Aren’t Using Yet

If there’s anything I’ve learned over the course of the last 15 years of writing, then it’s probably the fact that writing is a craft like any other. Listening to one’s “muse” and getting inspired is all great, but ultimately,…

June 4, 2013, by

Hacks & Tutorials

The Easy Way To Sell Digital Downloads From Your Website

Have you ever considered selling digital products such as books, tutorials, videos, etc. from your own website? After all, blogging is hard work. Why just rely on advertising fees to support your writing when you can sell your own digital…

December 5, 2012, by

Hacks & Tutorials

A Brief Guide To Reddit For Publishers

  Reddit is beginning to shape and influence the world in ways that are only now becoming apparent, bringing a higher order of organization to content online, and allowing for an evolution in the potential of collaboration. – Blue Glass…

November 13, 2012, by

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Watch Hulu, Netflix From Anywhere in The World

Watching movies can be a great way to learn languages. One of the most convenient ways to watch English and foreign language movies are on-demand streaming services like Hulu or Netflix. Unfortunately though, Hulu and Netflix (and others) can only…

November 12, 2012, by

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How To Create Ebooks With Open Source Software: #4 The Cover

[PART #1] – [PART #2] – [PART #3] Welcome to the fourth part in our short series about creating ebooks with open source tools. (If you missed the last one, click here). Today I’d like to talk a bit about cover…

November 9, 2012, by

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Learn German On Kindle With Free Books

Not long ago I wrote a post about how to use your Kindle to learn a foreign language. Since then I have been using it myself quite a lot, both to help me learn languages and create my own German teaching…

September 23, 2012, by

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How To Create Ebooks With Open Source Software: #3 Conversion & Preview

[PART #1] – [PART #2] – [PART #4] Welcome to the third and final part of our short ebook creation guide. After going on and on about the importance of styles, today I’ll finally show you how to get your…

September 19, 2012, by

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How To Create Ebooks With Open Source Software: #2 Structure & Flow

[PART #1] – [PART #3] – [PART #4] Welcome back to the second part of our little ebook making course. For those who missed it, here’s a  link to the first part: # 1 Manuscript Styles Some of you might wonder why we…

September 15, 2012, by

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How To Create Ebooks With Open Source Software: #1 Manuscript Styles

[PART #2] – [PART #3] – [PART #4] We live in a time where almost anyone on the planet can create, publish and sell books (or other media) without any insurmountable technical or financial preconditions. There are already many tutorials out there how…

September 12, 2012, by

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10 Steps To Your Online Teaching Website

We all see dozens of websites every day. There are many great ones and even more not so great ones. Especially when it comes to online teaching websites I found that many online teachers are needlessly complicating and cluttering their…

July 4, 2012, by

Hacks & Tutorials

3 Ways To Get More & Better Ideas

People sometimes ask me: “Where do you get all these ideas for your blog posts and books?” Do I climb the looming summits of some private Kilimanjaro of the mind, digging for gold with a pickaxe? Or do I descend into…

February 27, 2012, by

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How To Get Kindle Feed Subscriptions With Instapaper For Free

Ever since I got a Kindle, I read a lot more. And it turns out that it’s not just great for re-reading the old classics or long PDFs I never had the nerve to read on screen, it’s also a very…

January 24, 2012, by