Smashwords Access for Android released

Logo Smashwords Access for Android

Smashwords is a great place to find books from indie authors and publishers. They provide ebooks in all kinds of different file formats so you can use your preferred ebook reading app, you are not vendor locked in like with …
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Smashwords Book Widget for WordPress

Sherrie and I founded in 2011 an independent publishing house for inspiring travel stories. Our ebooks are published via Smashwords. Smashwords is a great platform for distributing ebooks to all the main players such as iTunes, Barnes & Nobel, Kobo …
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Welcome to PatrickSchweizer.com!

Hello everybody, welcome to my personal blog about IT development, entrepreneurship, ebook creation and some other matters that are of interest to me. Readers who have been following me on my old blog PS: refocus will notice that I have …
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digital marketing: coupons

One of the most impressive things I experienced on my first visit to the US (I was thirteen) were the free samples at the supermarket. My cousin and I would go along with his parents grocery shopping for the sole reason to …
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Book review: The Smashwords Book Marketing Guide

Amazon is not only the world’s biggest book seller but also the biggest ebook seller. But a competitor is rising: Smashwords. Smashwords was founded by Mark Coker and provides a platform for self published ebooks. They distribute the ebook to …
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ebooks: getting around the gatekeeper

Sherrie has worked for the last 4 years as an English teacher in Germany. Thats how she made her money but thats not what she really wanted to do. She always wanted to be a writer. Being a writer, and …
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Ride around the world. How can I do that?

Anyone who reads unleashyouradventure.com as well, where Sherrie and I blog about motorcycle travel, may have noticed that we are on the road again. We plan to ride from Germany to Newfoundland (where Sherrie is from) and take whatever route …
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Book review: Joel on Software

A couple of months ago a package with a book inside showed up in the mail. The cover said Joel on Software. I had no idea where it came from but it turned out it was a gift from Christian, …
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The 10 golden management tricks that help you to get rid of a successful project

Do you have a healthy IT project that you are sick of? Here are some simple tricks on how you can get rid of it. Strategy: Have none. But if you happen to have one: make sure no one finds …
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Book review: Maverick!

I havent posted anything for a while. Thats because I have been reading a book. It arrived sometime ago by mail, it was a pretty used copy with a cheesy cover showing a man squatting on top of his work …
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