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{Week in Review} 29th December 2014

Welcome to the Barefoot Basics Week in Review:

All Things Marketing & Women in Business

  • Confessions of a ghostwriter: How mystery authors shape our bookshelves – News.com.au
  • Vietnamese restaurant MissChu: behind the rise and fall of Nahji Chu – Sydney Morning Herald
  • Fairfax Media announces specialist regional and rural sales unit – mUmBRELLA
  • NewsLifeMedia to take charge of Delicious magazine brand from ABC – mUmBRELLA
  • Email Marketing Should Remain Top Priority for Small Business Owners – Forbes
  • Judy Blume to publish first novel for adults in 16 years – Guardian
  • Government give and take to the struggling book industry – Sydney Morning Herald
  • 5 Marketing Trends That Didn’t Go Well in 2014 – Entrepreneur
  • How Facebook Custom Audiences Can Increase Sales – Small Business Trends
  • The Biggest Business Fails of 2014 – Entrepreneur
  • From stars to scandals, a huge year in fashion – News.com.au
  • Paleo advocate Pete Evans accused of deleting critical posts on Facebook – The Age
  • Social media must know trends for 2015 – Online Social Media
  • Meet the new network investing in female-led businesses – Smart Company
ABOUT THE EDITOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE SOUL INSPIRED DESIGN, PUBLISHING AND MARKETING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH WOMEN IN BUSINESS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST AND THE GLOBE.

Week in Review: 25th May

Get the latest insights and inspiration in small business and publishing through the Barefoot Basics Week in Review:

  • New Smashwords Research Helps Authors and Publisher’s Sell More EBooks – Huffington Post
  • Masterchef Brand Migrates to Bauer from NewsLife – B&T Weekly
  • ISBN Advice for Self-Publilshed Authors – GalleyCat
  • The Triple J Magazine Goes Under – CraveOnline

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Week in Review – 9th September

Collated from Global sources, all the latest highlights, insights and inspiration into self-publishing and your journey as an Author and Entrepreneur:

  • 50 Shades of Success: My Wife, the Publishing Genius – Brisbane Times
  • How to Boost Your Profile Online – Daily Telegraph
  • 5 Prosperity Tips to Inspire You – Sarah Prout
  • Book-less Bookstore Open For Business – The Asahi Shimbun
  • Boston Literary Start-Up Lands Amazon Deal – Boston.com
  • A Few Tips on Self-Publishing the Great American Novel – MindfulMonica
  • Self-Publishing E-Book Author: ‘Most of my months are six-figure months’ – CNN
  • Amazon v Penguin – Kiana Davenport
  • Self-Published Authors React With Anger to ‘Laziness’ Charge – Guardian
  • The Biggest Secret of Successful Authors – Tate Publishing

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA AND PUBLISHING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, SOLOPRENEURS AND SELF-PUBLISHED AUTHORS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST, BRISBANE, SYDNEY, CAMPBELLTOWN AND WOLLONGONG REGIONS.

Week in Review – 15th July

With love of books, business development and innovation, for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest publishing industry information from this week:

  • How I Got A Huge Advance From A Big Publisher & Self-Published Anyway – Penelope Trunk
  • Smashwords’ CEO Mark Coker On Publishing Milestones – goodereader.com
  • Little, Brown Pays Seven Figures For Debut Novel By Aussie Author – Publishers Weekly
  • Kickstarter Becomes Fourth Biggest Publisher of Graphic Novels – Telereads
  • Self-Published Author Jamie McGuire Lands Book Deal – GalleyCat
  • Writing an E-Book Has Benefits – This Week
  • Writing Advice: 7 Tips For Posting Online – Huffington Post
  • How to Write and Promote a Memoir – Expert Click
  • Lead Us Into Temptation: Why We Are Addicted To Cookbooks – NZ Herald
  • The Power of a Blog Connects Readers and Businesses – Sydney Morning Herald

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: ROCHELLE STONE IS THE MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA AND PUBLISHING SPECIALIST AT BAREFOOT BASICS – WORKING WITH SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS, SOLOPRENEURS AND SELF-PUBLISHED AUTHORS ACROSS THE SUNSHINE COAST, BRISBANE, SYDNEY, CAMPBELLTOWN AND WOLLONGONG REGIONS.

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Week in Review – 19th February

With love of books and for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest industry information from this week:

  • Inkling Releases ‘Breakthrough’ e-Book Authoring Tool – mobile-tech-today.com
  • Australian publisher launches e-book list – The Sydney Morning Herald
  • Booktype Launches Crowd-Sourced ebook Tools – goodereader.com
  • Romance Novels, The Last Great Bastion of Underground Writing – The Awl
  • Keep Your Author Platform Rooted in the Independent Web -The Huffington Post

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Week in Review: Sunday 22nd January 2012

With love of books and for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest industry information from this week:

  • Best-Sellers Lists: How They Work (And Who They Mostly Work For) –The Sacramento Bee
  • Australian Classics Revival with Text Publishing – The Age
  • Self-Publishing Makes Magic – Whidbey News Times
  • Innovations Continue for 3M Cloud Library – Market Watch
  • Google Page Layout Algorithm Targets Adladen Websites – eWeek.com
  • Apple Says iBooks 2 Reinvents Textbooks – LA Times
  • Why iBooks Author is a Big Deal for Publishers – Macworld
  • The Latest Generation of New Media – Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
  • Ammo Books: Publishing in Small, Medium and Large – Publisher’s Weekly
  • Confessions of a Publisher: We are in Amazon’s Sights and They’re Going to Kill Us – PandoDaily.com
  • Savage Sees Start of New Publishing Wave – Star News
  • Self-Published Plagiarism Problematic for Amazon – Teleread.com
  • Books to Watch Out For in 2012 – Deccan Herald
  • When a Web Community Becomes a Book Publisher – The Atlantic
  • Self-Published Authors Still Rarely Make the Jump to Publishing Houses – MediaShift
  • Bloomsbury E-Book Sales Up Nearly 40% First Quarter of 2011 – The Bookseller
  • The Indie Writer and the New Landscape of Publishing – Her Circle
  • Book Smart: Publisher of ‘The Help’ and Her Eye For Bestsellers – The New York Observer

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Week in Review – Sunday 15th January

With love of books and for the purpose of sharing (and caring), here are the key trends and latest industry information from this week:

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Insight, Genius with a Dash of Controversy…

The Publishing Industry is undergoing constant change, innovators from small beginnings are making large steps forward by building their business model outside the square.

All with a little hint of controversy…

(No doubt a growing list)