Last 50 Articles
Tuesday
Apr082014

Second-hand ebooks?

Second hand booksI love second-hand bookshops. Whenever I go on holiday, one of the first things I do is go to the nearest Tourism Information outlet and get a list of the local used bookshops.

So, what do I like about them, and what does this have to do with ebooks?

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Sunday
Apr062014

Using Word for desktop publishing

Can Word be used for desktop publishing? The answer is yes — but only as a last resort. Here’s a summary of my recent experience.

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Thursday
Apr032014

The trials and tribulations of blogging as a SWOT analysis

There are people like myself, Steve Wheeler and others who think that blogging is a good thing to do for a number of reasons. I won’t rehearse theme here because you can read them in the articles referenced at the end of this one. However, blogging is not necessarily easy. Even if writing itself is not a problem, there are several other factors that need to be taken into account. Steve has admirably listed them

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Wednesday
Mar262014

Tesco’s gets into ebooks

eBooksTesco’s, a huge supermarket chain in Britain, has launched its own ebooks website with hundreds of thousands of ebooks for sale. Is this a good thing?

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Saturday
Feb222014

Ideas for making your blog work for you

Young girl in morning dress, blogging, after Philipp Friedrich von HetschIt can be quite hard coming up with ideas for making your blog work for you. By that I mean help you generate traffic to your blog, help you to establish yourself as the go-to person in your niche, or how to generate income from your blog (whether directly or indirectly). However, I recently came across a blog post that suggests 90 ways to “make your blog rock”. It’s pretty good.

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