Ron Callari

Ron Callari

Journalist specializing in social media, marketing, digital media, editorials, politics, small business pets/animals and humor.

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Inkitt: Using Algorithms to Open Doors for Indie Authors to Become Bestsellers - BookWorks

With over a half-million users globally, this platform provides self-publishing authors with a bigger bang for their self-publishing efforts.

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Social Network Tsū Video Contest To Reward Indie Songwriters $22K - BookWorks

Social Network Tsū Video Contest To Reward Indie So...

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Medium: In Search Of A Medium for Self-Publishers

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams was in the hunt for the longer tweet when he founded and launched a new software platform to address the issue in August 2012, named Medium.

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Open eBooks for Children: Future Opportunity for Indie Authors

When indie authors are accepted, it would allow both veteran and newbie authors to have their work judged and vetted by their target audience.

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Instagram vs. Twitter Advertising for Indie Authors

In today’s post, we’re going to zero in on how two social networks are upping the ante to target self-publishers with some unique advertising opportunities that are cost-efficient.

Header for aerio article Turns Self-Publishers Websites into Point-of-Sale

Do you have a website for your book? Does your website also serve as a storefront? Are you selling a lot of books from the storefront on your website?

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Artisanal Publishing vs Self-Publishing

Author Alexander Greenwood pointed to the emergence of the ‘artisanal author’ as a differentiator in distinguishing the self-publishers of the past -

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2016 Predictions for the Self-Publishing Industry - BookWorks

2016 Predictions for the Self-Publishing Industry -...

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Free Reedsy Book Editor For Indie Authors

Winning the ‘BookTech Company of the Year’ Award at the FutureBook Conference on December 4th in London helped put Reedsy on the map. . .

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HarperCollins Goes Indie?

HarperCollins Publishing LLC is one of the “Big Five” publishing houses, alongside Hachette, Holtzbrinck/MacMillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster.

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Self-Publishing Luminary Dan Poynter Blazed Trail For Indie Writers

As a visionary, the real-life journey of Dan Poynter is a poignant tale of one of the first proponents of self-publishing, decades before digital technology transitioned the field from traditional publishers to the go-it-alone author.

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Pronoun, Another Self-Publishing Tech Advancement or Cure-All for Indie Authors? - BookWorks

Pronoun, Another Self-Publishing Tech Advancement o...

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Top 15 Blogs for Indie Authors - Part II - BookWorks

Top 15 Blogs for Indie Authors - Part II - BookWork...

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Top 15 Blogs for Indie Authors – Part II

This is Part II of a three-part series, where we will highlight another top five blogs out of fifteen [Part I can be found here.] Today, we bring you 6-10.

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The New Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the unauthorized appropriation of other people’s ideas, processes or text without crediting it with the appropriate attribution.