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Thursday, 15 November 2012

the hub: KBR eBooks

The KBR team is comprised of decades of skill, with both past and existing experience in the following roles: author, publisher, editor, proof reader, bookseller, blogger, book designer and typesetter, speech pathologist, book marketer and publicist, librarian, early childhood educator, mother and good old book lover.

Our collection of ebooks will be expanding all the time - all designed to help you hone your writing craft and industry know-how.

A wee note before you download ... 
All contributors to The KBR Hub work very hard for very little return (other than the pure love it). Please think twice before sharing or using this material in a way that violates copyright. For paid ebooks, we do ask that you treat content exclusively, and refrain from sharing (other than a link so friends can purchase it themselves, of course!). Thank you for your honesty and support.

IMPORTANT NOTE: After Paypal payment, you will be directed to a download page. Please click on this download page. If you click away, you will not be able to access your book. It will not be emailed to you.





There are a lot of books in the worldwide marketplace, and with self-publishing on the rise, garnering attention for your book is tougher than ever. Books released by major publishing houses secure reviews for a reason—they have the backing of a professional PR team. How can you compete? And how can you penetrate that ‘wall’ and prove your book really is worth a reviewer’s time?

Our extensive 12-page mini eBook will tell you how. You'll learn about making your work stand out, how to make contact in a way that achieves the best response and how to take advantage of good timing. You'll also learn what to provide to reviewers, the best people to target, and how to write a glowing press release and Advance Information Sheet.

$4.95


Product code 001. Buy now, securely, with Paypal. After payment, you will be directed to a download page when you can save the file to your computer; this will allow you access to hyperlinks. All payments and downloads are secure. The download link (and ebook content) is not for sharing. You do not need a paypal account to pay by Paypal. All major credit cards are accepted.







With the advent of the internet and social networking, promoting and marketing books has never been easier and more widespread. While publishers play a key role in the marketing of books, it has been said that the difference between a successful and not so successful author is their ability to market themselves effectively.

Our extensive 12-page mini eBook will show you to use social networking and social media sites to your advantage. You'll learn how to assess and create your own brand, identify your target market, choose the most effective social networking avenues and how to make them work for you. You'll also learn about Real Life networking, and the pros and cons of all of the above.

$4.95


Product code 002. Buy now, securely, with Paypal. After payment, you will be directed to a download page when you can save the file to your computer; this will allow you access to hyperlinks. All payments and downloads are secure. The download link (and ebook content) is not for sharing. You do not need a paypal account to pay by Paypal. All major credit cards are accepted.






We see a lot of manuscripts here at KBR, and our team has spent many years––as reviewers, publishers, editors, proof readers, book designers and book aficionados––assessing and reflecting on what makes a picture book great.

Here are our hot tips on how to make your picture book submission the best it can be, and when you submit to publishers.

Simply click the link below for safe download. Once you reach the download page, please click the down arrow in the top left hand corner, underneath the 'file' toolbar option. This will download the document to your PC and will make the links in the document effective.

FREE! DOWNLOAD



You can also see KBR Founder Tania McCartney's Fantastical Flying Creator ebook, with 300+ pages of advice, inspirational exercises and priceless insider info on the children's book and creativity industries. Click the poster below for more information.

http://taniamccartney.blogspot.com.au/2014/11/the-fantastic-flying-creator-e-workshop.html

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