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Read and rate articles about writing your manuscript, recording music, or producing your film.Get tips and advice from industry experts on creating book files, CD covers and DVD artwork.Learn how to market your book, DVD or CD in online and offline channels.

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Book Interior Help

Interior Templates


Need some help laying out your book pages? Consider using these interior templates, which are set up to CreateSpace's file specifications. Templates are available in a variety of trim sizes. To get started, choose between a basic blank template or one with a formatted interior layout.


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Marketing Central

Learn how to promote your work and build a marketing plan with free information and resources.


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Free Web Seminars

How to Use Social Media to Sell More Books

Join tech entrepreneur and marketing expert Guy Kawasaki as he explains how authors can use social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest to reach their target audiences and sell more books.

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Create a Marketing Plan to Sell More Books

Learn how to increase your book sales through marketing planning and promotion strategies that are especially effective for authors who are balancing book marketing and a day job.

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Launch Your New Book Successfully

Did you know you can start marketing your book before it launches? This webinar will show you creative and practical tactics to increase your book's chances of success as you publish and after it goes on sale.

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Article Spotlight: Creating Content

Authors: Are You Giving Readers What They Want?

One challenge of publishing your own books is knowing who you're writing for and what they want to read. No matter how much you enjoy writing itself, as authors we have to acknowledge that the whole process works better and is far more enjoyable if we have more readers.

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Article Spotlight: Formatting Your Files

Life on the Margins


With Joel's recommendations and a firm understanding of how margins work as part of your page layout, you'll be ready to create a good-looking book.

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Article Spotlight: Marketing Your Work

The Money's in the List


Creating an email list can complement your other marketing efforts and help build your business as an author.

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